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Cat Declawing Cost

How Much Does Cat Declawing Cost?

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  Typical costs:
  • Declawing a cat using one of the two common conventional methods usually costs between $100 and $250, depending on the veterinarian and which procedure is used. The "Rescoe clipper" method is more common and usually falls at the lower end of the cost range because it is a simpler procedure and takes less time. The "Disarticulation" method, which is more involved, usually falls at the upper end of the range.
  • Declawing a cat using the laser method usually costs between $250 and $450, depending on the veterinarian.
  • Declawing a cat can be a controversial procedure, and some veterinarians do not offer the service. Other veterinarians offer it reluctantly, believing it should be a last resort. If you know you want to declaw your cat, ask about the veterinarian's stance on the procedure.
Related articles: Cat Spay or Neuter, Cat Teeth Cleaning, Cat Vaccination, Owning a Cat, Buying a Cat

What should be included:
  • In the "Resco Clipper" method, the veterinarian uses a sterile clipper to cut off the tips of the bones in the toes, from which the claws grow. Then, the incision is closed with stitches or glue. This method usually has the fastest surgery time, but there is a slight risk the claw will re-grow, which can cause infection and require more surgery.
  • In the "Disarticulation" method, the veterinarian entirely removes the bones from which the claws grow, by disconnecting each of the ligaments attached to those bones. This method is more complex, and alters the cat's feet more, but eliminates the risk of re-growth.
  • In laser declawing, the veterinarian uses a laser, instead of a scalpel, to entirely remove the bones from which the claws grow. With this method, there is almost no bleeding and less pain.
  •[1] offers a description of the three types of declawing procedures, as well as alternatives to declawing.
  • The cost of declawing includes anesthesia, pain medications, antibiotics, a two-day hospital stay and a post-surgical examination.
Additional costs:
  • A pre-surgery blood test, to check liver and kidney function, is recommended for all cats and often required for older cats. It costs about $40 to $50 extra.
  • For a few days following the surgery, most veterinarians recommend that the cat wear a patch that releases pain medication. It costs about $40 extra.
Shopping for cat declawing:
  • To find a good veterinarian, ask fellow cat owners, breeders or humane associations. Or, check the American Veterinary Medical Association[2] to find your state's veterinary medical association for a referral.
  • Ask the veterinarian how long he or she has been practicing, and how much continuing education he or she receives each year. Then, visit the clinic to look at cleanliness and attitude and ask about policies and offers a guide on how to find a veterinarian[3] and a list of questions to ask[4] .
  • Ask which type of declawing procedure the veterinarian uses. If the veterinarian uses a laser -- which requires a certain level of skill and experience -- ask how long he or she has been using it and how many laser declaws he or she has performed. Also, ask to talk to the owner of a cat the veterinarian has declawed.
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Amount: $250.00
Posted by: ACK in St. Louis, MO.Posted: September 8th, 2015 11:09AM
Breed: Tuxedo & TabbyType of Procedure: All four declaw
I have read all the comments posted up till this date, and what I hear is a lot of cat owners who truly love their cats. I am also a cat lover/owner, and have been for the past 18 years. I have had several types of cats, both male and female. The two grown cats I have now are 8 and 14 years old. They are both totally declawed. I would not have done it any differently. They both did awesome with the procedure, each perfomed by a different Dr. They recovered in their youth, at the time of the procedure, which was before age 1. They did not have a personality change afterwards, which is uncommon anyway. They have remained healthy all these years, as I have never let them outside to wander. To all of you who say that these loving cat owners are cruel to chose declaw, I say to each his own. Do not judge others, as I have not judged you for choices of abortion, circumscision, etc to humans. You should do what you feel is best for your situation, but if you are going to keep your cat outside, remember they need to be able to defend themselves, and also their lifespan will most likely be only be 2-4 years. Hope this helps!
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Looking for a place near DC/Baltimore
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: shannonmegan85 in DC, MD.Posted: September 1st, 2015 10:09PM
Breed: Tabby -orange and whiteType of Procedure: Declaw
anyone know a place that's a reasonable price for declawing in the DC/Baltimore? having a lot of trouble trying to find somewhere.
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Looking for a place near DC/Baltimore
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: shannonmegan85 in Riverdale Park, MD.Posted: August 27th, 2015 12:08PM
Breed: Tabby -orange and whiteType of Procedure: Declaw
Hi! I'm really needing some help. I have a 3yo male cat. Although I really don't want to declaw him, he's hit a breaking point with his claws and rough housing. The last straw was him tearing fur and drawing blood from my other cat (5yo) and my roommate's cats. He's a really really sweet cat and just wants to play but I can't have him terrorizing the other cats.
Every place I have called around range from $400-$800 just for the front 2 paws! As a student I just cant afford that but I also could never just give him to a shelter. Does anyone know any places that aren't so expensive even if its in another state close by I'm willing to drive. I greatly appreciate the help of this thread and hope to hear back from someone.
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attacking kitty, what to do?
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Kitty Lover in Philadelphia, PA.Posted: July 15th, 2015 05:07AM
I got a new kitty about a month ago, who was about 7 weeks old. He has become more and more aggressive, attacking me all day long, both biting and scratching. He also always uses his claws when he jumps up on furniture or me (The feeling of claws digging into my skin? Not the best feeling ever). Of course I have tried scratching posts and what not, but the main problem is when he jumps up on me. I don't know what to do. I have scratches all over my legs (so much for going to the beach!...Not just an excuse for not getting into bathing suit shape!)
While I agree that people should not declaw if there are other options that will work, I don't think declawing is wrong if it is your last resort when kitty is hurting people. Hmmm, let's think about this....Which is worse, your cat being declawed, or your FLESH AND BLOOD CHILD being mauled and scared up by the cat? I am sorry, but the choice seems clear. Yeah, also better for the cat than being sent to a shelter only to be put down.
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my frist declawed cat
Amount: $400.00
Posted by: David H in tampa, FL.Posted: June 11th, 2015 08:06AM
Breed: mixedType of Procedure: declawing front only
my first cat was dew-clawed as adult and that was harsh for her due to her weight on those feet and the old style no laser the result was a much more affectionate and happy cat as I was not constantly spay with water when she was scratching my new furniture(3rd set) my next cat i dewclaw as a kitten and she dealt with it much better and no change in behavior my moms new kitty had the laser DE-clawing and the cat was walking and jumping around on day 2 like nothing happened so while it expensive it worth for the cat
so while some people think it cruel I personally believe it in there best interest for an indoor cat
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Amount: $0.00
Posted by: MissMissy in Cleveland, OH.Posted: May 28th, 2015 06:05AM
Breed: DomesticType of Procedure: Declaw
We found my cat 16 years ago, wounded on the side of the road. His eyes were barely open. When he was old enough, he was neutered and declawed. (Young) And he adjusted just fine. He's STILL the happiest most active kitty and a big portion of his life was spent inside/outside until 3 years ago when he became just inside due to my mother moving to a place that was no longer in the country. When he was outside, he would bring her MANY 'gifts' once even a full grown ground hog. (We're not proud of that) He was able to defend himself perfectly find with no claws and he's a lover. Sweetest kitty, ever and not going anywhere anytime soon. Still jumps onto and off of counters, tables wherever.
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Amount: $125.00
Posted by: Ragdoll mom in Bentonville, AR.Posted: May 13th, 2015 06:05AM
Breed: RagdollsType of Procedure: Front declaw
I had a Persian mix rescue kitten declawed who lived to age 19 with no issues after I had her declawed. I now have two Ragdoll brothers who I adore but have destroyed over 2K of furniture (yes, they have posts etc). I have decided to have them declawed as well, although it was not my first choice. Their big boys, 15lbs and growing and have the potential to do a lot of damage. They are sweet and lovable, not aggressive, but just love to claw everything! They are now clawing the screen doors and climbing them, and with their weight could tear the screen allowing them to get out of the house. This is a risk I won't allow. Our local Cat Clinic did my other cats delawing with excellent recovery. They now offer laser only surgery with 2 night stay and pain meds for $125. I hope this will make our lives all easier and safer.
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Front and back
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: a user in Buffalo, NY.Posted: May 4th, 2015 08:05PM
Breed: CalicoType of Procedure: Declaw
I have two calico cats who are sisters. Both had ALL paws declawed, front and back. They are 13 years old now and healthy and HAPPY and LOVE life and people. They love jumping, running, and sleeping. They also still go around and "scratch" everything! But thank god for no claws! Just educate yourself people.
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4 paw declaw for $195!!! (4/2015)
Amount: $210.00
Posted by: Starenska in Madison Heights, VA.Posted: April 7th, 2015 12:04PM
Breed: Egyptian muau tabby mixType of Procedure: 4 paw declaw
They have effectively saved my cat's life! She's too old to be adopted... My cat is Jekyll and Hyde. I am skilled with rehabbing problem kitties. Mine takes the cake... Save your kitty too!
Monelison Animal Clinic
143 Highview Dr
Madison Heights, VA 24572
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declaw cat
Amount: $100.00
Posted by: DebbieK in Houston, TX.Posted: March 10th, 2015 10:03AM
Breed: tabbyType of Procedure: declaw
Where can I get my cat declawed for under $100?
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Affordable spay/declaw
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Dlilbru in Garden city, MI.Posted: October 15th, 2014 09:10AM
Breed: CatType of Procedure: Spay/declaw
Need affordable spay/declaw in michigan single mom with 2 little ones and very low budget
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Amount: $160.00
Posted by: AGracious in Tucson, AZ.Posted: September 18th, 2014 08:09PM
Breed: Calico and torti tabbyType of Procedure: Spay and declawing
All of our cats have been altered with sterilization. The latest cost $160. What I didn't know until too late was the adverse long-term effects ( endocrine complications) of sterilization. I wish I had known because I admittedly took the party line. I will likely not sterilize in the future. I am not sure of my current declawed kitty's former owners reasoning for declawing and we have been able to encourage appropriate behaviors in our unaltered kitties in the past. I think sometimes declawing is justified. I also understand the concerns about declawing. My kitty still "claws" posts and stretches and I am unaware of behavior changes. There is a fine line between vehement feelings for or against declawing and fact. Remember that popularity of intact claws in other countries and banning of declawing procedures is not really a convincing fact. I don't usually buy popularity fluff. Educate yourself, make decisions you can live with.
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Amount: $0.00
Posted by: M.H. in Greensboro, NC.Posted: June 19th, 2014 12:06PM
Breed: calicoType of Procedure:
I had to have my Calico kittie declawed at 7 yrs old due to she was scratching everything but the scratching posts I had. She did fine..this was in she was laser..she lived to be 18 years old with no behavior problems.
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I'm getting this done. Period.
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Kathy Rutan in Fort wayne, IN.Posted: May 24th, 2014 10:05AM
Breed: DomesticType of Procedure: Declawing
I see the point of some of the individuals who say that this hurts. I would also like to point out that having their balls whacked off or their uterus removed is also a painful necessary procedure that I don't see anyone advocating against. It's also done for the benefits of human. We don't want millions of cats running around without a home which is the reason for the spay/neuter push. As for my fury baby, Magellan, he's overly spunky and has taken to attacking my daughter because he wants dominance over her. This must be stopped as her teachers are asking her if she's cutting herself at school! It is not because she plays with him because he randomly stands in a crouched position and launches himself at her when she least expects it. This is not out of cruelty, I had to handfed the little fireball when I rescued him at 4 weeks old. I love the little mongrel and want to keep from having to get rid of him. End of story. Now I have to find a vet that will do this within my budget.
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cat declawing
Amount: $200.00
Posted by: jersey_JOE in Hoboken, NJ.Posted: March 26th, 2014 03:03AM
Breed: grey/black tabbyType of Procedure: declawing
My last 2 cats were declared "&" healthy, "extremely" friendly, GREAT TEMPERMENT/DISPOSITION!!
(personality of a DOG.
They would come meet you at the door, when u come home. :-))
One I had for 19 YEARS.
The other for 14 yrs.
(He developed cancer.) :-(
**The point is they BOTH like long healthy HAPPY lives
from declawing.
PS: with the advent of LASER USAGE in declawing procedure,
the cost is now much higher
its much safer now
shorter recovery time
& less chance of any complications.
((As with ANY surgery
there's a chance of complications.))
M paying $650 for laser declawing my new pet.
((EXPENSIVE but cheaper than *$775-$1,150* which is what a Hoboken, NJ vet qUOTED me!!))
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Amount: $250.00
Posted by: QTP2TY in NORWALK, CA.Posted: March 12th, 2014 09:03AM
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Need a cat declawed for about $100 in Georgia on 400 north Highway
Amount: $100.00
Posted by: Carolyn Smith in Alpharetta, GA.Posted: March 6th, 2014 02:03PM
Breed: MoggieType of Procedure: Declaw
Georgie attacks his owners legs and she is elderly with diabetes. Quotes for local vets for declawing are too high. Does anyone know of an inexpensive vet who would be willing to declaw for around $100-$150? Or Georgie will be back in the humane Society home soon! Shame because she loves his company.
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Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Dahlila in wisconsin, WI.Posted: March 4th, 2014 10:03AM
Breed: allType of Procedure: Declawed
I have owned cats my whole life and I have always gotten the front paws declawed. Every cat I had was loving, very calm and very good natured, no problems with any of them. Do not listen to the people on here that tell you it is cruel and inhuman. People made that crap up because they think animal are more important than humans. Declawing is nothing like having your fingers removed, cat’s do not use their nails to eat, pick up or carry things LOL and they don’t have fingers, they use them for clawing up stuff and for protection, but if there is no harm for the cat then they only need them for clawing. The people on here are stupid and know nothing about anything, I have never heard such crap in my life from a bunch of tree huggers. These are the same people that will eat meat where fur and leather coats. People are getting out of hand. I love animals and I have always had pets and I spoil them rotten. So think of yourself and your family and make the decision based on your life.
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declawing cat
Amount: $58.00
Posted by: chilllilfilly in las vegas, NV.Posted: December 22nd, 2013 12:12PM
Breed: tabbyType of Procedure: declawing
It was super cheap
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Cats declawed
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: a user in Kannapolis, NC.Posted: October 12th, 2013 09:10AM
Breed: mixedType of Procedure: declawed
I would like to know the name and/or phone number for the place right across the state line that declawed cats for $75. I have two to be declawed and they are asking $300 each.
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Totally worth it
Amount: $75.00
Posted by: daevilchic in Patuxent River, MD.Posted: September 3rd, 2013 11:09AM
Breed: dlh tabby mixed with maine coonType of Procedure: declawing on front
I got both my boys as kittens from same litter. They would literally tear my house up. They climbed curtains, tore up carpet, comforters, couch and love seat even with sticky pads on them. I had plenty of stuff for them to use their claws on but it never got used. They would even do the sneak attacks in the middle of the night and tear up ur legs. I clipped their nails almost daily and even used the glue on nail protector things in which they chewed off. At the time I was living in VA (home of peta) and declawing to them was a no no. The cheapest vet I could find in VA wanted $300/cat. I found a vet in NC right over the state line that did the front paws only for $75/cat and that included anesthesia, pain meds and an over night stay. She had to use both glue and dissolvable stitches bc their feet were so big. Neither of them had any probs with the surgery.
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Delawing - second cat
Amount: $250.00
Posted by: L. E. in Waukesha, WI.Posted: August 26th, 2013 07:08PM
I have a five year old cat and a one year old. The oldest I had declawed when she was scratching up my carpets, that I will say was for my benefit. This little one is far worse, he attacks everything and has claws that are more like talons, my three year old has scars on him from just walking past and getting leaped on. My oldest cat had zero problems with her surgery, or recovery and her temperament is excellent. When people tell me its inhumane I just say that its the claws or the cat. I for one would rather he lose his claws then get put down in some shelter or get passed from family to family. Maybe that's just me but its worth the $250 to give him a happy home.
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Cat declawing
Amount: $125.00
Posted by: Gmanene in Fresno, CA.Posted: July 29th, 2013 08:07PM
Breed: White cat- maleType of Procedure:
Oh come on. We had our cat declawed 14 years ago. He STILL brought us " gifts". He was not harmed and climbed everything. I have been looking for someone who will do it NOW on new cat for less that $400!
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Declawing...the good and bad.
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: AMA in Upstate, SC.Posted: July 26th, 2013 10:07AM
Breed: Type of Procedure: Declawing
First off, I feel terrible about the whole declawing ordeal. Yes, it's awful. Yes, I'm sure it's painful, and hard to get used to at first. Our two cats died within the past year (one of old age, one during the recovery of dental surgery). Heartbroken, we adopted two new cats. One declawed, the other not. The one that isn't, is absolutely infuriating. He will claw on furniture instead of scratching posts. He stares blankly at you when you scold him and continues doing it until you throw a pillow at him or physically pick him up and move him. He has scratched up carpet and rugs, the wooden stair banister and even the plates surrounding electrical outlets. But the last straw is when he began scratching our new wooden curio cabinet, my son's wooden bed frame, the leather recliner, and the screened door (which he also CLIMBS). I'm sorry, but he WILL be declawed. I would never do the back claws, but the front ones one HAVE to go.
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Amount: $300.00
Posted by: Christy M. in Bowling Green, KY.Posted: July 8th, 2013 06:07AM
Breed: DomesticType of Procedure: Declawing front/back
I have always had my cats declawed both the front and the back, they have been the most loving babies I've ever seen. I am all for declawing, I believe the attitude change that I keep seeing people talk about is due to another problem...nurturing? I will soon be getting my new kitten declawed both front and back. I have had no problems medically related to declawing and no vet has told me its not good for the cat just it's a danger if they get out (which they never do...again...parenting!)
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Lyzzi's cat
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: a user in western, WA.Posted: June 30th, 2013 11:06AM
Lyzzi- some background would help. Was the cat feral? Did you get it as a kitten? Do you let it outside? Does it bite?

If you're worried about the cat hurting your newborn, I think you need to find a new home for the cat. Maybe it could be a barn cat (but don't just drop it off somewhere).

I have read that some cats that scratch will start biting if they're declawed.

I have a cat that used to scratch and bite. I was keeping him indoors. Later I learned that he use to spend a lot of time outside. When I started letting him out he stopped biting and scratching, with a few rare exceptions.

Injuries by cats can be serious. If this cat is hurting other animals, humans, and possibly your baby, he needs to go. Even if you have to put him down, it will be quick and painless. Some vets will even come to your home. There are thousands of cats that don't bite or scratch, that get put down because no one takes them home. You could save a nice kitty that won't hurt anyone.
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My cat seems just fine
Amount: $150.00
Posted by: frosted flakes in York, PA.Posted: June 1st, 2013 02:06PM
Breed: SiameseType of Procedure:
I had my cat de-clawed over ten years ago. Solomon is a happy, well adjusted cat that has been able to stay a part of my family due to the fact that he causes NO property damage. For those who think that de-clawing is cruel, it's even more cruel to subject a cat to years of going from one owner to another because it climbs curtains, destroys furniture, or, worse yet, hurts humans or other pets. If Solomon develops arthritis in his later years, I will do what I can to relieve his pain, which is what any GOOD pet owner would do. De-clawing is a surgical procedure...not a barbaric act. Geez people, get a grip!
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Declaw or Get Rid of Her
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Lyzzi in Florence, IN.Posted: May 26th, 2013 08:05PM
Breed: BlackType of Procedure:
I have two choices with my cat. Either I get her declawed or get rid of her. I live with my family. I am the oldest of 7 with one the way, and a child of my own on the way. My cat is not sociable. She fought with my mother's cat. She tried to attack the new puppy without it doing anything to her. She has attacked my siblings and I'm afraid she will hurt my newborn. If I take her to a pound she will be put down for sure. What do I do...?
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Amount: $0.00
Posted by: clairepois in Anywhere, KY.Posted: May 4th, 2013 06:05PM
Breed: Any CatType of Procedure: Declaw- Don\'t
Don't do it. It is cruel. Please look up behaviorist Jackson Galaxy and view his video about it. I worked at a shelter for 2 yrs, most of the cats that were surrendered were because they had inappropriate urination brought on by declawing! It also causes arthritis later in life. I'm currently a vet tech, and nothing makes me more angry than vets not informing people of the consequences or ignorant people thinking they know everything and doing it anyway. Please please please research this before traumatizing your friend.
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You anti declawing freaks
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Justin85 in Washington, DC.Posted: April 22nd, 2013 03:04PM
Breed: MoronsType of Procedure: Need to be slapped
This is a site for people to find out the cost for something WE WANT DONE ! We will in fact get the procedure done regardless of what your negative comments are . I have seen the surgery performed , and as grotesque as it was . It was better then not taking in my cat , and her living a short life on the streets . As for the debate on making it illegal in the US . Did you people see the five hundred dogs rescued on there way to be slaughtered recently in China ? Many of them were already dead . The cats in other country's are beaten alive so their meat will be more tender to EAT ! You really wanna make us feel bad ! Go on with that , and go gave puppy mills , or kitty mills if you want a cause .
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Cat declawing
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Carol W. in Baraboo, WI.Posted: March 9th, 2013 02:03PM
Breed: Domestic shorthair (2)Type of Procedure: None.
Like all pets, having cats comes with certain responsibilities. A good cat owner will give their pet appropriate scratching surfaces and invest the time in teaching them to use such places.
As a former Vet Tech as well, I have also witnessed the pain and suffering cats must endure at the AMPUTATION of their toes (imagine how well you would walk without your toes). Declawing not only affects a cat's ability to jump, walk properly, and removes any defense to outside predators, it also can cause back pain and premature arthritis. Declawing is an inhumane procedure done ONLY for the benefit of the human. For those not willing to take the time to train a cat to use proper surfaces (as well as providing those surfaces), may I suggest a less involved, caged pet such as a hamster or Guinea Pig.
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Declawing to have a place to live
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: APT Captive in Central, MN.Posted: March 8th, 2013 02:03AM
Breed: DLHType of Procedure: Declawing alternatives
I have to fixed cats. My female is 2yrs old & behaves in most ways like a small dog. We were given her at 6 mos due to someone needing to relocate. Our male was a wild kitten running outside the apartment complex that was near to impossible to catch. He is now 1 1/2 yrs old. He is our introvert while SHE is our extrovert! She used to live on a farm & went in & out of the house with their dogs. She loves to get out any time possible, (while I force her in due to traffic/her safety.) I worked for a Vet years ago for two years. I have never thought I would be forced in a corner by finances to HAVE TO declaw my cats in order to move with them. The long-term goal is country living one day. Meanwhile if they are to be in my care I MUST declaw them to move to the very few places I can have them. I can understand due to them shredding the stairwell carpet in two places....& my loveseat! I know I won't be getting my deposit back however all of this costly . I never thought I would see this day.
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Cat Declaw
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Oregonian in Eugene, OR.Posted: March 7th, 2013 03:03PM
Breed: American Short HairType of Procedure: None
I've been a cat owner my whole life, and I've never had a cat declawed. I did, however, recently rescue a cat from almost being dumped in a shelter because her original owners had her front paws declawed, and then decided to get rid of her when she developed aggressive behavior problems after being declawed. I firmly believe the procedure is unnecessary and if you think about it, it's never for the cat's benefit, it's for the owner's benefit. Would you like it if someone amputated each of your fingers down to the first knuckle? Because that's what you're doing to your cat.rnEvery day I watch the kitty we rescued struggle because she has no claws. I see that many people on here have had good experiences, to which I say, your cat was lucky. I know people who were abused as kids, but don't show any outward symptoms of abuse as adults-does that make the abuse they suffered ok? Just because your cat seems fine, doesn't mean they aren't in pain. Think hard before declawing.
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Amount: $0.00
Posted by: a user in Cincinnati, OH.Posted: March 7th, 2013 12:03PM
Breed: DSHType of Procedure: None
I don't spend any money on this barbaric practice! People need to learn to accommodate the scratching instinct. I live in harmony with my full-clawed cats. Every excuse to have your cats toes amputated can be debunked. Declawing should be illegal in the United States as it is in over 30 other countries.
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cat declaw
Amount: $275.00
Posted by: pookie81 in Milwaukee, WI.Posted: February 24th, 2013 04:02AM
Breed: Angora TurkishType of Procedure: Declawing Front and Back
i have two cats that i've had since they were kittens, they're now 12 and 9 years old. they've never been declawed; my husband and i fought tooth and nail with family members who have never had any experience with owning cats and thought that we were insane for not declawing them. my cats have never been climbers of curtains; though they have ruined two couches with a few scratches (we detour unwanted behavior with scratching pads and water guns and regular clippings) my father has taken on the responsibility of a white 8 month old Turkish Angora that my sister adopted and had a change of heart on. but my father is living in an apt that will not accept cats unless they are declawed; so his cat is staying with us for a while. i priced the surgery at $275 for both front and back, but an additional $49 examination is required.. and there will be a two night stay. so the running total is $324 (the front paws alone cost $50 less) here in Milwaukee
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