Hints from HELLoise: Your Cat Owns the Best Latex Paint Remover

get-latex-paint-out-with-flea-comb If you follow me on Facebook, you know we’ve been going through an epic house reno project. It started simply enough– I just wanted to pull down the wallpaper and paint. Which turned into new carpet and new closet, and geez, all that drywall that needed to be sanded a squillion times. Many layers of paint later, Mr TF discovers he has paint in his hair.  I, wearing a stylish pink camo Eukanuba cap, do not. Looking online for ways to remove latex paint from hair, we ran across the suggestion that a lice comb be used. Neither of us wanted to be caught buying a lice comb, and then I thought — why not use a FURminator? So I FURminated the hubster in the shower. All paint flecks appear to be gone. And he thought it was kinda sexy having me groom him. So the next time you get paint in your hair, reach for a flea comb or FURminator rather than scissors or terpentine. And who knows? You might rid him of a flea or two in the process! A couple of caveats: this is latex paint, not an oil-based variety. And if it doesn’t work, well hubby was due for a haircut anyway, right?  

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Karen Nichols is a Pet Industry Influencer, Publisher and Multimedia Designer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has over 15 years of experience in the Internet Industry as a User Experience Analyst and Interaction Design Consultant. She's blogged professionally for nine years, and is a respected expert in social media, web analytics, online branding and Wordpress design and development. She's a popular speaker at pet industry conferences. In 2013, she won the BlogPaws social media awards for Best Cat Blog and Best video. In 2012, Karen won the Best Blog Design award for SkeezixTheCat.com. She was one of seven finalists in the national Purina Cat Chow Correspondent search in 2010. She has been a spokesperson for Friskies and judge of the 2012 "The Friskies" video contest, and a juror for the Internet Cat Video Festival. Karen is a member of the Cat Writer's Association, Women in the Pet Industry, the IAABC, The Interactive Design Association and the North Bay Multimedia Association.

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