Frequent nail trims are part of keeping your cat safe, so it helps if you can trim them yourself.
Start with a cat nail clipper that’s sharp enough to cut quickly. Styptic powder also helps in case you clip a nail too short.
Try wrapping your cat in a towel, extending one paw at a time, or having your cat lie on your lap, facing up and away. Start by just rubbing a paw for a bit. Once your cat’s comfortable, press a toe and extend the nail. Offer a treat after every short session.
For the next step, let your cat explore the clipper. To get your buddy used to the sound, clip a piece of dry pasta nearby then offer a treat.
Next time, start by clipping one nail, removing only the point. Gradually try more nails, offering treats as you go.