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GeorginaMay
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PostSubject: Fur texture on the hind legs?   Thu Nov 14, 2013 4:48 am

Sorry this is a weird question but what is the fur on the hind legs/rump supposed to feel like?
The fur on Orion's neck shoulders and sides is quite soft (not like his baby coat was though) and if I run my hand backwards against his coat each hair separates nicely. However when I get to his rear legs the undercoat is much much denser and it does not separate like the rest of his coat, it is really quite solid. I can still part it and see the skin so I don't think it's matted as such but I don't know if the denser almost carpety texture is normal? I groom him 2-3 time a week, do you think I need to be doing it more often?
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PostSubject: Re: Fur texture on the hind legs?   Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:34 am

Mishka's fur in that area is the same. It always looks nappy too but it seems to kind of "clump" even though it's not actually.

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PostSubject: Re: Fur texture on the hind legs?   Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:55 pm

Same with Juneau. She has a snapped tail, so the base of her tail clumps up as well. I've tried brushing it but it just goes back to normal in a few hours.
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PostSubject: Re: Fur texture on the hind legs?   Thu Nov 14, 2013 2:34 pm

Karma and Kato both have that too...It's normal considering that's where they sit. The fur back there will always be nappy.
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