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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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Caption: In the 1957 movie the Incredible Shrinking Man, had the hero declawed his cat his problems would have been far less severe.
Cats that have been declawed can experience pain, infection, lameness or changes in behavior, such as urinating outside the litter box or biting.
I view my position as one of choosing the lesser of two evils, with one being having a very small percentage of cats declawed and retained in loving homes, and the other being the return of these cats to shelters, which will result in exacerbation of overcrowding in these facilities and, ultimately, the euthanasia of more shelter cats.
* Storing crustaceans overnight: Like many anglers, I catch my crabs and declaw them, and often keep them overnight or for several days.
If you've tried all of the non-surgical alternatives without success, and scratching will force you to give up your cat to a shelter, it's better to have him declawed."
White's casual reference to having her cat declawed. There are countless horror stories of cats who've been subjected to that surgery.
After watching and discussing a film about the cruelty of cat declawing (The Paw Project), one student discussed her family's decision to declaw their cat many years ago:
Close-ended questions were used to identify cat signalment (age, breed, sex, neuter status, and declaw status), source of the cats (how they were obtained), housing environment, and feeding practices.
* Liv is a 12-year-old, front-paw declawed white cat who was accustomed to a quieter lifestyle.
They can be declawed by Karachi vets for around Dh1,200.
He elaborated saying that the revamp that did occur when it comes to GLCs is that many of these entities had ended up under the purview of the Prime Minister's Office and the Economic Affairs Ministry, while the Finance Ministry was declawed.
Sorrento Therapeutics announced that review of early results from an on-going "declawed cat pain trial" prompted management to assign a high priority to exploring the use of resiniferatoxin as a local nerve block injection for the control of neuropathic post-amputation residual limb pain in humans.