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Jun 6, 2019 ... Why do people declaw their cats? The most frequent type of declawing is called an onychectomy - it involves cutting the bones the claws grow ...

www.peta.org/about-peta/why-peta/declawing-cats

Declawing is a violent, invasive, painful, and unnecessary mutilation that involves 10 separate amputations—not just of cats' nails but of their joints as well.

www.thesprucepets.com/how-is-a-declaw-surgery-performed-3384578

Aug 5, 2020 ... What is a Cat Declaw? A cat declaw, or onychectomy as it is technically known as , is a surgical procedure that removes the last bone in the feet of ...

www.avma.org/resources-tools/literature-reviews/welfare-implications-declawing-domestic-cats

Declawing is the surgical amputation of all or part of a cat's third phalanges (toe bones) and the attached claws. Most often the procedure involves the front paws  ...

catvets.com/guidelines/position-statements/declawing

2017 Declawing · Feline declawing is an ethically controversial procedure. · Declawing is NOT a medically necessary procedure for cats in most instances.

www.paws.org/resources/problems-with-declawing

Behavioral problems. Scratching is a natural feline behavior that meets cat's many needs. That's why declawing has long-lasting effects on cats. Once their claws ...

www.declawing.com/the-truth-about-declawing

"Declawing is actually an amputation of the last joint of your cat's 'toes'. When you envision that, it becomes clear why declawing is not a humane act. It is a p...

www.embracepetinsurance.com/waterbowl/article/3-alternatives-to-declawing-cats

What is declawing? While under anesthesia, the last bone of the cat's toe is amputated, which would be the human equivalent of removing the finger bone above ...

fullertonanimal.com/pros-and-cons-of-declawing-cats

Declawing — or onychectomy (onycho means “nail” in Greek and ectomy is “ excision”) — is a surgery involving amputation of the distal phalanxes, which are joints ...

www.kvue.com/article/life/animals/austin-texas-declaw-cats-ban/269-96de017d-6b5e-4e3e-9ce5-18a8ff839c43

3 days ago ... Austin City Council approves ordinance banning the declawing of cats 'for aesthetic reasons'. In 2019, New York became the first state to ban cat ...