On the subject of cats’ claws the USA and the UK are poles apart

Are claw caps humane?

Both the RSPCA and now Cats Protection have strongly denounced claw caps. I read today, in a local online newspaper (getsurrey.co.uk), that Cats Protection have even suggested that a cat owner using claw caps may expose themselves to a criminal prosecution under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 by committing the offence of causing unnecessary …

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Bizarre: cat claw caps surgically removed under anaesthetic

Cat claw caps are vinyl sheaths which a cat owner glues to their cat’s claws to prevent their cat from scratching. In the UK, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home state that they are a cruel fashion statement. They released a photograph of a cat, Christina, being operated on by a veterinarian in order to …

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