Laser Declawing For Cats Review

Laser Declawing for CatsIn many countries, the debate of the “barbaric” nature of declawing is a non-issue, as laws are in place deeming it as such, and is illegal. However, in the United States, the debate still rages on, and recently laser declawing for cats has been offered up as an alternative for conventional declawing.

First, you must understand what the laser declawing for cats process involves. Removing a claw is not like removing a human’s nail, it is a surgery that removes the last joint of the toes from which the claw grows. Declawing cats is essentially like removing the entirety of your fingertips from your hands.

Understandably, this can be stressful on your cat. While studies on the real impact of cat behavior post surgery is inconclusive, and most cats will still act as though they have claws (swatting, making “sharpening” gestures on furniture, or climbing)—laser declawing for cats is still surgery that permanently alters your cat.

Also, the laser procedure can add anywhere from $50 to $100 to any declawing cats cost, as it requires expensive equipment to perform.

However, what laser declawing for cats can do for a cat is make the process of surgery less stressful, as it takes less time to perform, causes less blood to be lost, and is less painful post-surgery.

It is always best to explore cat declawing alternatives before rushing into surgery. Cat claw pads are non-invasive and comfortable for cats, even if they must be replaced periodically. The cheapest method is simply training your cat to use a cat scratching post.

Always do the research, and ask your veterinarian what they recommend for your cat.