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Claw clipping

  • 4th Jul, 2005 at 1:14 AM

Since Timin is going to stay with me for a length of time, and he won't be going outside, I decided to clip his claws.

This was surprisingly painless. He didn't make any fuss at all! He let me hold his paws, clip his nails, and then I gave him some tasty cat treats.

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spider88
4th Jul, 2005 05:23 (UTC)
That's such an excellent picture. :)
sfllaw
4th Jul, 2005 06:43 (UTC)
Julie took it!
popelaksmi
4th Jul, 2005 15:00 (UTC)
I always thought it was best to clip claws on a semi-regular basis even for indoor cats.
sfllaw
4th Jul, 2005 15:04 (UTC)
I suppose you mean "outdoor" cats.

When Timin goes outside and we clip his claws, he comes back with lots of scars on his face. When we don't clip his claws, he rarely has any scars.
popelaksmi
5th Jul, 2005 02:21 (UTC)
No actually, I really meant indoor. I thought it was uncomfortable for cats to have their nails get too long unles one has something liek a scratching post where they can scratch and get rid of old nails that are falling off etc. But I am the first to admit I am not all that knowledgable in this area. Makes sense to me to not clip claws if one has an outdoor cat.
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