Many vets who declaw say they have never seen complications. Here is one Savannah cat example.

The complications of declawing are legendary but the many vets (tens of thousands and the majority of American vets) say that they have never seen complications. Where are they looking? Are they blind or in denial? It is a terrible and shameless denial of the reality of this operation.

The Paw Project write on their Facebook page that this attractive Savannah cat (expensive) was declawed 13 years ago by his previous owners. He suffered pain in his paws because the claws started to regrow. Of course domestic cats in pain are silent but no doubt there were body language signs like a poor gait.

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Declaw repair surgery on Savannah cat. Photo: The Paw Project
Declaw repair surgery on Savannah cat. Photo: The Paw Project
Declaw repair surgery on Savannah cat. Photo: The Paw Project

The Paw Project carried out repair surgery. They ask if the vet who did the declawing realises that his surgery (I’d call is cruel, legalised mutilation) caused this cat pain for many years. I wonder. He probably does not and if he did he’d ignore it.

There are many pages on declawing on this website because I hate it and find the whole thing unfathomable. It is a massive aberration and abdication of the veterinarian’s oath and moral duty when veterinarians declaw cats at the request of the cat’s owner for the purpose of preventing the scratching of furniture which is the reason in 99% of cases.

HERE ARE SOME PAGES ON DECLAWING:

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I feel that it is my duty as a cat and animal lover to strongly recommend alternatives to cat declawing ...
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In 2020, in America, about 19 million cats have lost a part of the ten toes of their two forepaws ...
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Approximately nineteen million domestic cats are declawed in the USA at 2020. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) tells us ...
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Sometimes I see the argument that cat declawing is no different from de-sexing; the spaying and neutering of cats. They ...
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Tim Stark owns a controversial Indiana roadside zoo called "Wildlife in Need" (an ironic name as the cats in it ...
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I have another page from a vet tech who took pictures of a cat after the declaw operation. The cat ...
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On November 8 2017 I posted some pictures of the regrowth of a cat's dewclaw after it was removed in ...
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I can't watch it. It is simply too sad. And millions of people do it to their cats. They don't ...
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This is Ruth's second podcast from Wisconsin, USA. She provides insights into cat guardianship (aka ownership) in a country which ...
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Michael Broad

Hi, I'm a 71-year-old retired solicitor (attorney in the US). Before qualifying I worked in many jobs including professional photography. I have a girlfriend, Michelle. I love nature, cats and all animals. I am concerned about their welfare.

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