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Thomasina

Do some of the things your cats do seem, well, just plain weird. Thomasina shares her expert purrls of wisdom on cat behavior and why cats do the things they do from a cat's point of view.

Do Cats Shed In The Fall?

Do Cats Shed In The Fall?

Have you noticed this? Cats shed in the fall, too. The days are getting shorter, and my fur is a matted, embarrassing mess!

 

Cats shed in the fall so they need to be brushed more often.

Cats shed in the fall, so they need to be brushed more often when the days get shorter.

Do cats shed in the fall, Thomasina? It’s September, and my cat is shedding nonstop. I thought cats shed in the summer. Do I have an abnormal cat?
— Puzzled

Hey, Puzzled!
Yes, cats shed in the fall! In fact, cats who live strictly indoors shed all year. So your cat’s perfectly normal, at least as far as shedding goes.


Why Cats Shed In The Fall