Articles for tag: Cat Claws, Declawing

Karla News

Pros and Cons of Declawing Your Cat

Declawing, or the surgical procedure used to permanently remove a cat’s claws, is an extremely controversial subject among cat owners. Some cat owners feel that declawing should never be an option, while others do not even realize that it is controversial. There is a middle ground to declawing though, and if you have a cat, ...

Karla News

Declawing Your Cat

When I was a little kid, I vaguely remember a kitten we had. After my mother caught it climbing her sheer curtains leaving them full of pulls, kitty became an outdoor cat. Declawing housecats is an option that many vets offer to pet owners who want to avoid their curtains and furniture being ripped to ...

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Alternatives to Declawing Your Cat or Kitten

Do you have a new cat or kitten that you’re considering having declawed? Before you decide, you should read about the other options available. Here are some of them… I started researching alternatives to declawing, after I learned exactly what the declawing procedure was. (I wrote about that on Associated Content, and you can read ...

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Alternatives to Declawing Your Cat

You love your cat, but you love your furniture too. What’s a pet owner to do when their beloved feline is tearing holes in the sleek leather couch? The answer used to be quite simple: declaw. I’ve been a cat lover my whole life. This love affair began at such a young age I don’t ...

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How to Avoid Declawing Your Cat by Choosing a Little Known Alternative Method

Calvin is a really happy, “non-declawed” kitty. His human is a happy cat owner with all her furniture and floors completely free of scratches. They live lovingly and peacefully together. That’s not the scenario in many cat households across the country. Every year, thousands and thousands of cats are declawed. Sometimes, it’s because the owner ...

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Why Declawing Cats is Cruel and Unnecessary

What is declawing? Declawing is not just having your cat’s claws trimmed, it involves having the claws surgically removed. At this point I will say that this procedure is illegal or deemed inhuman in several countries including England, Brazil, Finland, Wales, Germany, New Zealand and Australia. In the United States there are more and more ...