The act of declawing cats has been banned in over 20 countries around the world. In the US the first state to ban this cruel act is going to be New Jersey. The consequences of the declawing of cats will be paying a $1000 and/or spending 6 months in jail.
People might find it convenient to declaw their cats so they won’t scratch their furniture or hurting anyone. What they don’t understand is that this a very painful procedure. With removing the bones from their paws permanent nerve damage can occur. Declawed cats also tend to be more aggressive.
The opinions about this law are quite mixed since some people believe that this can lead to a lot of owners giving up on their cats.
What are your views on declawing of cats?
Spread the word and let people know that declawing of cats is considered as animal cruelty.