If you’re feeling daring and don’t mind risking the loss of a few pints of blood, then you might be interested in learning how to bathe your cat. The instructions are fairly simple, starting with trimming your cat’s claws and ending with you going to the emergency room any way.

Since cats do need baths once in a while, it’s important that you do what you can to make the whole experience as bearable as possible. Bathing your cat may not be on the same level as lion taming, but it’s close.

To see the steps to bathing a cat that doesn’t involve bleeding to death, click here.