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Thomasina

Do some of the things your cats do seem, well, just plain weird. Thomasina shares her expert purrls of wisdom on cat behavior and why cats do the things they do from a cat's point of view.

Declawing A Cat? Nine Reasons Why All Paws 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!