A Metal Comb (Flea Comb)– these are available and at a reasonable price. Available are stainless steel combs with spaced, rounded teeth.
Slicker brush – this removes mats and also removes dead hair. It also provides gentle skin stimulation to promote the removal of dead skin cells and healthy circulation. The brush closely resembles a wire hairbrush as its tines are made of very thin metal wire.
Toothbrush/Toothpaste for Cats – helpful to ensure that kitty has a healthy set of pearly whites. Human toothpaste cannot be used on cats, and cat toothpastes are available for purchase at pet stores. (See article on Tips for Brushing Kitty’s Teeth)
Nail Clippers – these are great for owner’s who prefer to keep kitty’s nail trimmed to prevent the shredding of upholstery or doors when a cat performs their natural scratching tendencies. Having a scratch pad handy can also help with this (See article Useful Items to Have When One Owns a Cat)
Cat Shampoo – is a useful item for kitty’s bath time. Human shampoo cannot be used as it dries out the kitty’s skin.