A Vet Explains How to Pick Up Your Cat Like a Pro (Bye Bye Scratches)

Cat owners are well aware that their feline companions are not always eager to be picked up. When you simply try to pick up your cat, you can find yourself with a large red scratch on your forehead. Cats are unconcerned whether you have to send them to the veterinarian or anything. Picking up and holding a cat is a quick and secure procedure that does not require getting scratched. However, in order for that to happen,Dr. Uri Burstyn, a Canadian veterinarian, revealed his secret to us.

Bright Side learned everything there is to know about Dr. Uri Burstyn’s method for picking up a cat properly and wrote this article for you in the hopes of saving you from being scratched the next time you have to take your cat anywhere.

1 First, determine if your pet is able to be picked up.

2 Abdominal and chest grip

#3 The football carry.

#4 The baby carries.

#5 The shoulder carry

#6 What you should never do?

Cat owners are well aware that their feline companions are not always eager to be picked up. When you simply try to pick up your cat, you can find yourself with a large red scratch on your forehead. Cats are unconcerned whether you have to send them to the veterinarian or anything. Picking up and holding a cat is a quick and secure procedure that does not require getting scratched. However, in order for that to happen,Dr. Uri Burstyn, a Canadian veterinarian, revealed his secret to us.

Bright Side learned everything there is to know about Dr. Uri Burstyn’s method for picking up a cat properly and wrote this article for you in the hopes of saving you from being scratched the next time you have to take your cat anywhere.