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Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by Kori, Jul 29, 2009.


  1. Kori

    Kori PetForums Junior

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    Sorry i dont really know anything about them, but i dont think i would use them on my cats, hopefully someone with more knowledge on them will be along soon :) xxx
     
  3. ambercat

    ambercat PetForums Senior

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    I wouldnt use them and they definintely shouldnt be used if a cat goes outdoors as it would have no natural defences. They were developed to prevent cats scratching furniture etc, but scratching is a natural behaviour and as long as you can redirect the scratching to somewhere more suitable, like a scratch post, log, or suchlike, then they aren't necessary. :)
     
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    these are the new big thing in USA - especially as there they still declaw - it stop the cats from being able to claw furniture etc. They glue over the end s of the claw and the cat still thinks it is scratching but isn't doing any damage - i would imagine that you would need to clip their claws first - I believe they are taken off easily by the owner and are reuseable.
     
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    i think its not a bad idea especially in the US instead of de-clawing however does anyone else think the multi coloured ones look a little silly like they have nail polish on?
     
  6. mellowyellow

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    You do have to clip the claws except in kittens, but be warned I’ve stopped using them as I couldn’t get two of them off my cat I was really worried that I would make his claw deformed. They were stuck on for well over two months despite doing as advised on the website.
    I used them cause he was prone to scratching me (which he’s grown out of) and needing my neck when having a cuddle which really hurt (still does that :p)
    I only ever put them on the front claws.
    I think I've also caused myself a problem as he hated me putting them on (another reason I stopped) and I now can not even trim his claws as he puts up so much fuss:cursing::cursing:
     
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