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declaw

(dē-klô′)
tr.v. de·clawed, de·clawing, de·claws
To remove the claws from: declaw a cat.
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White people were significantly more likely than others to say that pets should be spayed or neutered early in life and that it is okay to declaw cats and least likely to say that having a cat or dog teaches children to be responsible.
Storing crustaceans overnight: Like many anglers, I catch my crabs and declaw them, and often keep them overnight or for several days.
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For people who wish to have their cats declawed, I make the following recommendations: Declaw the front feet only; schedule the surgery when the cat is young, if possible (less than one year old); and avoid several stresses at once.
The adhesives are used in cat declaw procedures as well as spay and neuter procedures.
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When you declaw a cat, you take away its life,'' Conrad said.
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