Cat bathless solutions
Marina G Veterinarian
Skin disorders can be challenging to manage, especially in cats that generally hate being bathed. Give access to efficient solutions without bathing considerably ease the management.
Skin problems in cats can be a challenge as most cat owners are not comfortable with bathing their furry friend (and of course because many cats are not used to it and hate being wetted) and choose not to use skin care products at all. Nonetheless, topical products are a useful solution to help solve skin problems bringing ingredients where needed.
Fortunately, there are other formulations available apart from shampoos that ease application without any compromise on performance. DOUXO® S3 leave-on formulations allow a longer direct skin contact for an optimal performance and were developed to ensure a perfect tolerance for you and your cat.
Mousse formulation, for whole body/large areas application
Benefits of the Mousse formulation for cats
Shampooing a cat is not easy, and can become a nightmare for your cat and for you. We give some tips on another page to help you bathe your cat if needed.
In contrast, the relaxing massage application of DOUXO® S3 Mousse is very pleasant for the cat, encourages frequent use and leaves the coat soft and shiny. Its leave-on formula ensures a long-lasting direct contact of ingredients with the skin, for optimal performance.
Recommended protocol for use in cats
Before using the Mousse formula, we still recommend ideally to remove dirt, debris, allergens, crusts, etc. Mechanically using a shampoo locally. The mousse brings the ingredients for a long-lasting contact.
Once the skin is cleaned with a first shampoo, we recommend to apply DOUXO® S3 Mousse every 2-3 days during three weeks.
If shampoo is not possible at all, you can replace the initial bath by an additional mousse application.
How to mousse a cat ?
- Make sure that you are prepared. Having everything you need right there at your fingertips will prevent any last-minute excursions
- Consider a relaxing space for your cat, in their bed or in their tree for example
- Brush against the lay of the hair
- Apply to a dry coat. Dispense 1 pump of Mousse into your hand and massage it into haired skin
- Apply it all over the body avoiding the eyes and mouth
- Do not rinse, let air dry
- Once dry, you can brush for a shiny coat
- For thick and/or long hair, double the application rate
How to make mousse time positive for your cat?
You won’t have to make a lot of efforts to turn this moment very pleasant. The mousse formula, easy to spread with a very nice fragrance, the relaxing massage application will make your cat enjoy this shared moment with you. Treatment will no longer be a burden.
Pads formulation, for smaller areas
Benefits of the Pads formulation for cats
Skin disorders fortunately don’t always affect large body areas. In many cases in cats, it is limited to small areas and a full bath of your cat is not needed hopefully. In this case Pads formulation is really convenient to use and allow remove mechanically germs, allergens while bringing active ingredients only where necessary. It can be the case of microbial, yeast imbalance or irritated areas in case of allergic disorders for instance.
Recommended protocol for use in cats
We recommend to use one pad per affected area, once daily until recovery.
It is usually achieved within 2 to 3 weeks.
How to use Pads in cats?
You only have to apply it gently on the affected area(s).
1. Mousse for large areas
Mousse formula is pleasant and very convenient to use. Spend a pleasant, shared moment with your cat!
2. Pads for small areas
When affected areas are small, Pads are perfect to bring ingredients only where needed.