We used to have a Persian tortie named Sabrina and she was a sweetie. She passed away in 2012 when she was 18. She only had 3 legs because someone brought her in to get declawed and the vet left the tourniquette on too long so she lost a leg. The strength she developed in her other paws to compensate was amazing. I adopted her from my sister and had her for 7 years.
One of my biggest pet peeves is declawing. I can’t believe any vet is willing to perform this mutilation. It amazes me how ignorant people who have it done choose to be on this subject. I know all my fellow cat lovers feel like I do and are as opposed as I am, but we need to educate everyone. Being that today is medical day, I thought it would be a good time to discuss it. I am also going to continue the discussion on Thursday ( behavior day).
You all know it is like cutting off the first joint of your finger which no one would choose to do. After surgery, the poor kitties have a risk for infection and can’t do what they are instictively programmed to do. They are also at greater risk if they get outside.Please spread the word against declawing.
Have a nice day everyone! Only one week to Joanie and Sammy’s party!