THE MAIN LION CAT GROOMING SALON                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Paoli, PA Cat Groomer



"Welcome To Our Pride"


21 Plank Ave. Paoli PA

The Depot Shoppes

FAX: 866-672-5813

Offering The First Exclusive Cat Grooming Salon To Open On The Main Line PA, Chester County. Home of The Lion Cut priced at $65. The lion cut is offered exclusively all week with our easy on-line reservation service. Private Saturday appointments also available for any & all other services but are exclusive to prebooked clients only. Recommended by local veterinarians in (Malvern, Exton, Berwyn, Devon, Wayne, Ardmore, West Chester, Phoenixville, Norristown, Manyunk, Newtown Square...+ many more) Our cat groomer has over 12 years experience which is about 10,000 cat grooms so far!. Why go to a dog grooming shop? Regarded as one of the best feline exclusive salons in the pet grooming industry today. Located behind Starbuck's in Paoli, 19301. Just minutes from Montgomery County & Delaware County. 

A Cat Exclusive Grooming Salon

WELCOME TO OUR PRIDE ~ Here at The Main Lion we specialize in The Lion Cut priced at $65 with quick online reservations Tues through Fri.


Saturday "Caturday" appointments also available for any & all other sevices Contact the salon directly for a Saturday session at 610-241-0288


Stress Free Cat Grooming

We Are A Stress Free Grooming Salon 

"It Takes a Village to Raise a Cat" Here at The Main Lion we join forces with you as well as you vet to create a stress free grooming appointment especially catered to meet your cat's individual needs  Read more...

The Lion Cut $65

Includes Style & Shampoo Package

We are a full time Lion Cut salon Tues through Fri. Easy online reservations available once you have signed up as a new client. For a Saturday appointment, please contact the salon directly. Offering our standard Lion Cut "The Main Lion" or choose from one of our modified Lion Cuts Read more...


By Pre-Booked Appointment Only

Saturdays are available for any and all other services that we offer. Please contact the salon directly to schedule your first appointment. Saturdays are by pre-booking only meaning you are required to book your next appointment out when at the salon for pickup  Read More....

Vinyl Nail Caps

Protects damage from unwanted scratching... $5 a paw

Available as a add-on service to any grooming appointment or as a walk-in service Wednesday evenings from 6pm to 7:30 pm. (existing clients only) Lasts on average 6 weeks. Comes in an assortment of colors & sizes

Unlimited Free Nail Clipping & Sanitary Clips

Wednesday Walk-In Service 6pm to 7:30pm

All existing cat clients are able to take advantage of our complimentary free walk-in maintenance services. Free services include nail trimming, sanitary clips, ear cleaning & coat check. Soft Claws & replacements are also available for a small fee of $5 a paw


Available as a add-on to any full grooming appointment

  • Glam photography
  • Photo Shop
  • Complimentary "Welcome To Our Pride" digital photo
  • Seasonal Photos

Please Review Our Client Guide

Appointment Check List

WELCOME TO OUR PRIDE  ~ Please be sure to review appointment check list prior to your first visit with us ~ Thank You

  1. Your appointment will last between 60-90 minutes
  2. Your cat will be assessed in front of you upon arrival. If your cat exhibits obvious signs of panic or aggression we will ask that you stay with your cat during the grooming appointment. If this does not help the situation, we will ask that you reschedule after you have had a chance to discuss your cat's stress needs with your veterinary
  3. Please review our stress free grooming appointment tips.We ask that our clients meet us halfway in being able to offer a true spa day for your cat. Combining your steps, your vet's advice & or assisstance and our grooming skills, we can make for a truly unique cat spa experience for you and your cat
  4. Open viewing area available, please review user guidelines  
  5. You will receive a text confirmation & reminder for your appointment as well as a text to let you know when your cat is ready for pick-up.
  6. Vaccine Certificate or "Proof of Care" From Your Veterinarian is Required for your first appointment (No other form, adoption papers or documents from anyone else will be accepted) Please have your vet fax to 866-672-5813.
  7. Cat Carrier Required - your cat must be secured in a carrier before entering our salon. For stress free travel we recommend Cat In The Bag cat carriers. Made in Pennsylvania! Purrfect for vet visits too.
  8. Frequently asked grooming questions
  9. Please provide proof of prescription when treating with Gabapentin. Provide photo of prescription bottle & text photo to salon number 610-241-0288 
  10. There is a 15 minute check-in & cat assessment process for first time clients. Therefore we ask that you arrive on time and not before your appointment starts as this cuts into the appointment before you. Once you are a client, feel free to drop off anytime before your appointment begins.






Open Viewing Area

Available to clients once their cat's grooming session has begun. Offering a free fully stocked coffee bar. Smart phones, lap tops & other wifi devices are not permitted (wifi is available next door at Starbucks). Bring a book, salon books are also available. Please try not to engage groomer during your cat's grooming session. This disrupts the groomers focus and interferes with the process and can be potentially dangerous for both the cat and the groomer. Thank You for your understanding



No Fleas or Ticks Please

If your cat has live Fleas or Ticks, please treat your cat prior to your grooming appointment with Advantage (Not Frontline)  2 days prior to your grooming appointment and no later then 2 weeks before appointment. We reserve the right to turn away all cat clients with live fleas/ticks to protect our salon, client cats & salon cats. (most pet stores will carry this name brand) Thank You

DRAGON  CUT                                                                   

The elusive & exclusive Dragon Cut. Available only at The Main Lion Cat Grooming Salon ~ $95



  • THE LION CUT $65 
  • Tues Through Friday 8am to 7:30pm by online reservation ~ see reservation ink below
  • Saturday appointments also available by private appointment ~ contact salon at 610-241-0288
  • $45 Dry Lion Cut ~ includes waterless shampoo
  • $55 Frequent Lion Cut (groomed every 8 weeks or less) includes style & shampoo package
  • $65 The Lion Cut ~ includes style & shampoo package
  • The Tigon, Dragon & Velvet styles also available.
  • Vaccine Certificate or "Proof of Care" From Your Veterinarian is Required by fax prior to your first grooming. (No other form, adoption papers or documents from anyone else will be accepted) Please have your vet fax to 866-672-5813. Your reservation may automatically be cancelled if fax is not received by day of grooming 


Saturday Appointments Available For Any & All Cat Grooming Services. Exclusive 90 minute private appointments.

Prebooking is Recommended

Samantha Darcy

Professional cat groomer with 11 years experience. Private Saturday appointments available in the only cat exclusive salon in the Philadelphia/Main Line area


Did you know short hair cats shed more than long hair cats? Take advantage of our $70 offer for 2 any size short hair cats.


A shampoo & blowout is the key to maintaining a beautiful luxurious long haired cat. Reduces shedding and prevents matting.


Many styles to choose from.  Select your favorite or try something new. Customized styles also available.