Cat Care & Grooming Essentials Workshop

Combining humane grooming concepts & grooming technical skills, a workshop curated for you to make grooming maintenance at home safer, kinder & happier for you and your feline best friend.

  • Grooming Skills & Technique

    From fur-brushing to nail trimming, learn and apply proper, cat-specific procedures and techniques in a closely guided session so you can confidently meet your cat's grooming needs at home.

  • Safety & Handling

    Confidently manage and minimise risks of injuries by learning proper handling of tools & your cat.

  • Humane Grooming Application

    Take a dive into the Science of Safety to understand & meet the unique emotional needs of your cat. Learn & apply hands-on low-stress approaches to reduce grooming stress and anxiety for you and your feline friend.

  • Tools & Maintenance

    Get all your questions regarding picking the right tools according to the specific needs of your cat, how to properly disinfect & maintain the tools, answered.

  • Syllabus

    ‣ Evidence-based humane grooming concepts & application

    ‣ Tools & maintenance

    ‣ Brushing & Combing

    ‣ Deshedding

    ‣ Nail clipping

    ‣ Ears cleaning

    ‣ Eyes and nose cleaning

    ‣ Toe-tuft trim

    ‣ Sanitary hair trimming 

    ‣ Parasite recognition

    ‣ Bathing & drying tips (no actual bath)

  • Who should join

    Caregivers who want to build confidence in supporting their cat's grooming needs at homein a safe, low-stress way. No prior experience or qualification needed. 

  • Class Setting

    A 3-hour, hands-on & interactivesession. Groups are kept small for maximum guidance by Desmond Chan, Certified Feline Master Groomer & Fear-Free Certified Professional.

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General Workshop Details

Course Duration: 1 session, 3 hours

Date: TBC

Time: 8:00am to 11:00am

Class Size: 4 Sign-ups

Venue: Hey Good Cat @ 290R Joo Chiat Road

Fees: $280

Each sign-up is entitled to 1 set of:

‣ Class notes & additional reading notes

‣ Complimentary pet grooming apron

‣ Usage of pet grooming tool set during workshop

‣ Certificate of Participation upon completion

Class Requirements & Remarks

‣ For participants age 18 onwards

‣ Workshop will be conducted in English language

‣ Participants to bring their own cat

‣ 1 sign-up accommodates 1 cat

‣ Each cat can have up to a max of 2 accompanying guardians. (i.e. 1 sign-up = 1 cat + 2 related guardians)

‣ Kindly understand that this workshop is not suitable for parasite-infestated and infectious disease cases for the health & safety of other participants.

‣ Not suitable for special needs cases (grooming-traumatised, reactive, etc.) due to the nature of workshop. Do enquire to discuss personalised workshop options.

‣ By registering for the workshop, participants agree to the Terms & Conditions

‣ COVID-19 health & safety measures apply

Registration

Purchase a grooming slot here.

  • Desmond Chan, CFMG

    Certified Feline Master Groomer

    Fear-Free Certified Professional

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    An award-winning groomer with over a decade of experience, Desmond’s passion lies in driving a collective change for a trauma-sensitive perception and approach towards pet grooming through education. Fuelled by optimism, compassion and the desire to learn, he constantly seeks evidence-based knowledge beyond the grooming table that supports the alleviation of grooming trauma faced by both pets and their caregivers.

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    From non-profits, educational institutions to corporations, Desmond finds joy in sharing his expertise to help pet guardians and their pets thrive with grooming situations.