The Jackson Galaxy Self-Cleaning Slicker Brush makes brushing easier for the owner to allow more time for brushing & less time cleaning the brush. It is gentle on both long & short haired cats & has a rounded head that allows for grooming in hard to reach places. The stainless-steel tines help minimize skin irritation. It has an ergonomic soft grip handle for comfort and control. The self-cleaning feature removes hair simply with the touch of a button.