Fortunately, cats are natural groomers. They clean themselves much of their waking hours. They are able to clean themselves by using their tongue and teeth. Long hair cats, however, have more difficulty in keeping themselves free of matted fur.
Grooming your cat may be one of the most difficult activities you ever pursue. The one thing you need to remember is that cats don't like being controlled. They want the control. To groom a cat, you need to try to be in control, so let the challenge begin.