Did you ever wonder… why do cats knead you like a lump of bread dough? No, it’s nothing to do with your flabbiness… puss isn’t a confused little baker. Here’s the scoop: Some folks have trouble with this behavior. Those claws can be sharp on your leg. But we strongly recommend against declawing. A scratching post is … More Why Do Cats Knead?
Here is a quick update to our earlier post, New York State Considers Ban On Declawing Cats. In early 2015, Assembly member Linda Rosenthal introduced bill A. 1297, legislation to ban the declawing of cats in New York State. Now it appears the bill is stalled, and no vote has been scheduled. The bill’s Senate equivalent seems similarly on … More New York Declawing Ban Stalls; New Jersey Takes Up Issue
There’s some news out of New York that makes us pretty darn happy here at Carmelkats. The New York state House and Senate have both introduced bills that would outlaw the practice of declawing cats. “In most cases declawing is performed as a convenience to the owner,” the House bill’s sponsor Linda Rosenthal, a Manhattan Democrat, … More New York State Considers Ban On Declawing Cats
We get lots of people who ask us this question. The answer is a resounding NO. Here’s why: We understand about your upholstery, but… de-clawing is just a horrible idea. The best thing to do is to get or make some sturdy scratching posts. You can read more about the effects of de-clawing at The … More Should I De-claw My Cat?