Meet Cat Opson, Professional & Award-winning Groomer
Salon: Estrella Pet Grooming
Location: San Juan Capistrano, California
Q: How long have you been a groomer?
A: 23.5 years
Q: What’s your favorite grooming event you’ve done? Why?
A: The World Grooming competition in Belgium. It was a life-long dream to represent the USA there. The team won gold collectively and I won a silver in the individual event.
Q: What’s the best advice you can give to a new groomer?
A: Take care of your body!
Q: What is your favorite weekend cocktail?
A: Vodka Red Bull!
Q: What is a tool you can’t live without?
A: Thinning shears
Q: Do you groom cats? Why/why not?
A: No. The last new cat I took shredded my pinky finger and I was just done after that.
Q: If you could use any fragrance what would it be?
Q: Do you ever get attached to the animals you groom?
Q: Have you ever groomed any exotic animals?
A: Does a horse count? Otherwise a bunny, lol.
Q: What’s your favorite thing to do on a day off?
A: Ride my horse.
Q: Which Skout’s Honor Product do you keep in your arsenal?
A: The Probiotic Deodorizer spray!! And the Unscented Shampoo/Conditioner (2-in-1).