Pin brushes are recommended for medium- and long-haired cats, along with cats with curly or wooly coats. Their long metal pins excel at removing knots and tangles in long fur to prevent matting. A great everyday brush, the pins on the pin brush also easily pass through long fur to carefully comb and neaten the coat. A grooming comb has teeth that are farther apart than some types of combs, making it good for gently untangling knots in long-haired cats without causing breakage. Experts recommend a grooming comb with more narrowly spaced teeth for short-haired breeds, and one with more widely spaced teeth for cats with long, thick hair.