Mews and Nips: Salon Cat Cuddles With Clients While They Get Their Hair Done


Clients at at Babar Hair in Melbourne, Australia get to enjoy kitty cuddles while they’re getting their hair done. Seven-year-old Betty Boo reigns over the salon with a furry fist, keeping clients company through washes, cuts, and blow outs. Chris Guglielmi, salon owner and Betty Boo’s human, says Betty Boo’s affectionate personality has helped her clients during stressful situations. “If someone’s had a bad day, is tired, or upset, she’s there with them,” Guglielmi says, “People seem to instantly calm down petting her.” For more about Betty Boo and some wonderful photos of her on the job, visit Mashable.

If you missed any of the stories featured on the Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: on Monday, we told you how the AAFP’s Cat Friendly Practice Program improves veterinary care for cats, their humans and veterinary teams, on Tuesday, we explored whether raw cat food is safe, on Wednesday, we offered tips on how to get your cat and your pet bird to coexist peacefully, on Thursday, we asked for your help with a survey on how you feed your cat, and on Friday, we reviewed The Cat Lady’s Creative Journal.

Today’s video features lots of adorable fluffiness – enjoy!

Have a great weekend!

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Photo via Betty Boo’s Instagram

2 Comments on Mews and Nips: Salon Cat Cuddles With Clients While They Get Their Hair Done

  1. Janine
    February 3, 2018 at 8:48 am (3 years ago)

    I would definitely get my hair done more often if there was a cat where I go.

  2. Patricia
    February 3, 2018 at 4:19 am (3 years ago)

    I am a Cosmetologist and I would love to have cats in the salon reacting with the patrons.


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