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www.reference.com/article/laser-cat-declawing-involve-5dea45f9301aaef3

Laser surgery to declaw a cat involves amputating the first digit of each toe with a CO2 laser or radiosurgery unit, according to All Feline Hospital. The tissue is cauterized, which helps to minimize bleeding and swelling, and the skin incision is closed with either a ...

www.reference.com/article/benefits-laser-declawing-cats-66b195583546e983

Laser declawing presents three advantages to cats, according to the Canton Animal Hospital. It reduces the risk that claws grow back, cats recover from laser declawing more quickly, and it eliminates the blood loss that occurs during standard declawing procedures that c...

www.reference.com/article/long-term-effects-laser-declawing-cat-d3d711d20c60c5e4

Long-term effects of declawing a cat through laser surgery include risk of lameness and behavioral problems, according to the Humane Society. The cat may experience pain, infection and tissue necrosis, or death of the tissue, in its paws. Declawing is performed by amput...

www.reference.com/article/should-cat-declawed-7994929d2df35382

Cats can be declawed at three months of age or older. However, many veterinarians do not declaw young kittens because they believe declawing should be a last resort, and owners should try training the kitten first.

www.reference.com/article/age-declaw-cat-396aad98329c8531

The best candidates for declawing are cats between the ages of 4 and 8 months that are not overweight, according to About.com. While these cats still experience pain from declawing, their recovery is quicker and less likely to include complications than older or overwei...

www.reference.com/article/can-much-declaw-cat-13de286810bbadc0

A phone call to a local veterinarian during normal business hours is the best way to determine the cost of declawing a cat. Referrals may be obtained by contacting the state's veterinary medical association.

www.reference.com/article/can-dog-declawed-a70ca82cfb11b9b2

Dogs can be declawed, but it is generally considered to be an inhumane and unnecessary practice, and there are few vets who will perform such a surgery. Dogs need their claws just like people need their fingernails and toenails, to scratch their bodies and to give them ...