Books & DVDs

We have a variety of study materials that have been used by thousands of students to improve their cat grooming skills and knowledge. See some of our products below or click here to see our full catalogue.

Online Courses

Each of our online courses comes jam-packed with a variety of resources including lectures, articles, video demonstrations and tutorials, assignments and more. Gain lifetime access to each course and view contents from any device connected to the internet! See some of our products below or click here to see our full catalogue.

Syllabus Program

The Complete Cat Groomer Training Syllabus is the most in-depth cat grooming program available. This is a guided home study program. Each week for 10 weeks, you’ll be provided with a to do list and topics to cover, plus on-going support through a private Facebook group just for students. See more details here.


We have several cat grooming webinars running throughout the year, totally FREE! See our upcoming webinars here.

Private Instruction

Approved Trainers and Certifiers are highly skilled Certified Feline Master Groomers that have been handpicked by the NCGI to offer one-on-one instruction to students. See our list of Trainers & Certifiers.


NCGI attends numerous trade show, seminar and workshop events throughout the year. Check out our Facebook page and email list to see upcoming events. Visit our Facebook page here.

See Some of Our Blog Articles

What to Say When Clients Don’t Want Their Cat Bathed

August Answers with Danelle Every Wednesday during August, Danelle will be sharing answers to commonly asked cat grooming questions on the NCGI's Facebook page! If you missed the Live video, you can check the recorded calls and the resources mentioned for...

read more

A Piece of the Pie

A Piece of the Pie by Mandi Gorton, CFMG of Savvy Groomer The idea of going feline-exclusive with my business scared me to death.  As a dog groomer I had the luxury of seeing potential clients dragging their owners around the local park.  I saw...

read more

What’s In a Name?

Get Your FREE Naming Worksheet Here! Print out the above PDF and follow along in Lynn's video about to hone in on your purrfect new business name! Are you struggling with building your cat grooming business? We can help! Starting from scratch? Get...

read more

How to Raise Grooming Prices without Feeling Guilty

First published in Purrfect Pointers Magazine, Vol. 3 Issue 1. See the full magazine issue, and archived issues in Member Benefits or our webstore. I read a post today on Facebook by a groomer struggling with feelings of guilt over raising her grooming...

read more

The Grossness Series: Part 5

The Way Things Can Be This is the final post in the Grossness Series.  Because I want it all to end on a good note. There doesn’t have to be any grossness.  Cats don’t have to be dirty and smelly and matted and pelted and covered in icky things. There is a...

read more

The Grossness Series: Part 4

Who is to blame for this?  It’s not rocket science. We (the people) have skin and hair. We wash it on a regular basis. Dogs have skin and hair. We wash it on a regular basis. Hopefully. I mean, at least the general population of human beings on this planet...

read more

The Grossness Series: Part 3

In case you’re wondering what I mean when I refer to a “pelt,” let me explain.  A pelt is a mass of fused together mats that form over a cat’s body. A pelt can be small, covering only a portion of a cat’s body, such as a hip or the belly. And a pelt can be...

read more

The Grossness Series: Part 2

I love cats. I always have. They are such narcissistic creatures, totally full of themselves and doing everything on their own terms. What’s not to like? I “fell” into cat grooming quite by accident when I obtained a Persian and was invited to show him at...

read more
Share This