My husband gave our cat her first bath last night. He had to gently talk her out of climbing out of the tub and bolting for the nearest corner.
He also had to hold her firmly, and cut her nails beforehand.
The cat cried pitifully the whole time anyway, and desperately tried to escape the whole time.
She reminded me of black folks and water. I could see her rationalizing in her little cat brain how she’s a cat! And they don’t do water, and it works for them. They stay away from water because they’re afraid of it, so they stay away…and so on and so on.
And, it’s so cold when you get out! And, you messed up my hair!
There’s one big difference between people and cats, though. Cats already know how to swim.cross posted at imswimming.net