Celebrate! The declawing veterinarians of America are in retreat!

Maryland state Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan D-Montgomery holds her corona kitty. Kagan sponsored a bill that would make Maryland the second state in the country to ban declawing cats

NEWS AND COMMENT: I have a feeling that the obnoxious declawing veterinarians of America are in retreat. And the average cat caregiver, not even animal advocates, are making their voices heard because they now thoroughly understand that the declawing of cats is unnecessary and cruel. It is described as barbaric by people like me …

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Picture and words which explain why toes are so important to domestic cats and why they should not be mutilated by veterinarians under the banner ‘declawing’

Picture and words which explain why toes are so important to domestic cats and why they should not be mutilated by veterinarians under the banner 'declawing'.

Please do not be bored by the topic of cat declawing. I sense that people just brush the topic under the carpet. I have hammered away at it for a very long time, I admit. And I don’t want to do it. But I have to. It is the only way to achieve the …

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Veterinarians who declaw cats lie when they say the operation saves lives

Cat playing using claws

A study has found that there has been no increase in surrendered cats following British Columbia’s declawing ban. When veterinarians who declaw defend their behaviour in debates about banning declawing – usually at discussions before a proposed citywide ban or state ban – they invariably say that declawing saves the lives of cats because …

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American veterinarians’ excuse for declawing is plain wrong

NJ vets have a poor argument as to why they declaw cats

For quite a while the American state of New Jersey has been debating a ban on declawing cats. It looks as if it is bogged down in the legislature to me but there is hope that the draft law will pass one day. As usual the veterinarians lobby the politicians through their association to …

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Statewide declaw ban is government overreach?

Assembleyman Crouch against statewide declaw ban

Michigan state is debating a ban on declawing. If the legislation is passed Michigan would become the second state after New York to ban declawing. During the New York debate State Assemblyman Clifford Crouch speaking inside the NY state legislature said that a ban on declawing across the state is government overreach. As it …

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Largest privately owned veterinary practice in the United States cease elective cat declawing

Banfield Hospital stops elective declawing

This is another great step in the direction of totally removing cat declawing from America. The movement to stop declawing has been slow but it is sure. There is progress and it will delight millions of Americans and people outside America. Banfield is the largest privately owned veterinary practice in the United States. They …

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