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  • Dear Tabby: Cat Won’t Stop Clawing Furniture!

    Dear Tabby: Cat Won’t Stop Clawing Furniture!

    My wife and I just got a cat for our family and everyone loves her. The only problem is that Furball is clawing our dining room chairs into ribbons.

  • Why It Is NEVER Okay To Declaw A Cat

    Why It Is NEVER Okay To Declaw A Cat

    Declawing doesn't just remove a cat's nails, it involves bone amputation and leads to all sorts of health problems. Here are some safe alternatives.

  • Clip, Cap, or Claw Your Cat’s Paws

    Clip, Cap, or Claw Your Cat’s Paws

    The pros and cons of clipping, capping, or leaving your cat’s nails full length.

  • Keep pet cats from destroying your apartment

    Keep pet cats from destroying your apartment

    You've found the perfect apartment, paid your deposit, and moved in — one problem: Your cat has her own ideas about what's off limits and what isn't.

  • Declawing cats: More than just a manicure

    Declawing cats: More than just a manicure

    The declawing process is actually a painful and permanent alteration — some would say mutilation — of a cat’s paw. A cat’s claw isn’t like a human toenail: it is both retractable and adhered to bone. The declawing process is actually the complete amputation of the claw and the attached bone. Declawing procedures are performed […]

  • Make your cat go “POST-al”

    Make your cat go “POST-al”

    The first and perhaps most important item in your anti-furniture-scratching arsenal is a proper cat scratching post. Cat posts come in all shapes and sizes; whether you live in a studio apartment or a sprawling mansion, cat posts are available to suit your needs. The post you choose should be stable and large enough for […]