PetPlace.com Advice on Declawed Cats and Cat Trees - Page 1

My Pet: FREE Tools to Care for Your Pet and Connect with Others


Over 10,000 Vet Approved Articles Search All Articles

Advice on Declawed Cats and Cat Trees

By: Dr. Debra Primovic

Read By: Pet Lovers
Email To A Friend Print


Our question this week was:

Dr Debra,

I had my 6 month old kitten declawed and was wondering when she would be able to climb back up her cat tree. I know some think declawing is barbaric but it was needed as she is very aggressive and we have a small child in the home.

Rhonda Tootill


Answer

Hi – thanks for your email. When and how cats climb after a declaw really depends on the cat, how long it has been since the surgery and what paws you had done. Most cats with back claws and no front claws can generally still climb pretty well. Many can still climb trees (although I DO NOT RECOMMEND ANY CATS THAT GO OUTSIDE BE DECLAWED).

I've seen some cats never really climb much after a declaw. Time will tell.

Regards,

Dr. Debra




To read most recent questions Click here!

Click here to see the full list of Ask Dr. Debra Questions and Answers!

Comment & Share
Email To A Friend Print

Cat Photos Enjoy hundreds of beautiful cat photos Let's Be Friends Follow Us On Facebook Follow Us On twitter

Close

Email to a Friend

Article to eMail
Advice on Declawed Cats and Cat Trees




Thanks!
Close
My Pet
Coming Soon

Tools to Care for Your Pet and
Connect with Others!

Be the First to Know.
Notify Me