Why Declawing Is Not A Good Choice
The act of declawing your cat or kitten by surgically having it’s claws removed is not only physically harmful to your cat, but emotionally harmful as well. One of the first things you should know is that de-clawing is pretty much an American-only thing. Most other countries consider this act to be inhumane, and some countries such as England, Scotland, Wales, Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Northern Ireland and Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Slovenia, Portugal, Belgium, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Yugoslavia and Japan all consider de-clawing to be considered extremely inhumane and therefore have made the practice illegal.
Why inhumane? Your cat’s claw is not a toenail. It is actually closely adhered to the bone. So closely adhered that to remove the claw, the last bone of your the cat’s claw has to be