Category Archives: Why Cats Need Claws

Declawing A Cat? Nine Reasons Why All Paws Need Claws

Really, I can’t even begin to imagine life without my claws. You’re not thinking about declawing a cat are you? First, read these nine reasons why all paws need claws.


There are many alternatives to declawing a cat.

All paws need claws, but not for shredding the furniture!

Is declawing a cat okay, Thomasina? I just got a new kitten, and I’m considering getting him declawed.
— New Cat Mom

Hey, New Cat Mom…
Oh, no! You’re not really going to declaw your kitten are you? Please don’t do that! Declawing a cat affects our health and almost every way we live our lives.

Here are nine reasons why cats need claws. Destroying the furniture isn’t one of them!