What Is Awn Hair?

Awn hair is a distinctive form of bristly hair that lies within the undercoat of a cat. It is often described as short tufted fur with thickened tips. Its function is to protect the skin from cold and damp, and the cat can quickly groom it dry with its tongue.

Do All Cats Moult?

To a greater or lesser extent, all cats lose hair, especially in the summer months when they need less insulation from the weather. Logic dictates that long-haired cats moult more hairs than their short-haired counterparts, but this is not always the case. Some more active outdoor cats shed more hairs indoors than more sedentary house…

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