Our Safari Self-Cleaning Cat Slicker features gentle, stainless steel pins that retract for easy cleanup. Frequent brushing helps prevent hair balls and enhances the coat's natural luster. Brush in the direction of hair growth, taking care to use gentle strokes. Work on small areas, parting the hair in sections. When pad becomes full, remove hair by pressing button on back of pad. Hair will be pushed off the pins. The comfort grip handle and stainless steel pins provide excellent grooming results with minimal effort. Reduces shedding for a healthy coat and home.