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Why Cats Hate Lion Cuts & The Purpose Of Cat Fur

No… Please don’t shave your cat! Take it from me. Cats hate lion cuts, and not because they’re embarrassing.


Most cats hate lion cuts.

A lion cut could make your cat hotter, not cooler, in the summer.

Do cats hate lion cuts, Thomasina? I recently got my cat shaved down into a lion cut so he’d be cool this summer. Now, he won’t come out from under my bed. Is he embarrassed?

— Meant Well

Hi Meant Well…

Most cats hate lion cuts, but not because they make us look so silly. After all, most of us have bad hair days. We really don’t care if we have an entire month or two of bad hair days. Appearances aren’t all that important to us.

I don’t think your cat’s embarrassed. But he could be scared.

Why Cats Hate Lion Cuts