The Furminator is the gold standard of deshedding. It is used on every cat that comes for grooming at our salon. It removes undercoat and can be used once a week to reduce shedding. It does not replace a comb for dematting. This tool has a metal edge and a button to quickly remove hair from the edge. It work very well on shorthair and longhair cats, You will be wowed by how much shedding hair this tool can remove.