Declawing: Smokey Joe’s Story

May 24 2013

Guest Blogger: Danielle Brendel, Volunteer Adoption Counselor I had been volunteering as an Adoption Counselor at Animal Friends’ satellite adoption center in Petco for nearly 2 years before I met Smokey Joe, a declawed cat. I already knew of the …

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Why Cats Have Claws and How to Live with Them

Mar 13 2013

Why Cats Have Claws… Claws help provide balance and agility when a cat jumps and walks. Claws help cats grip and enjoy stretches that tone their backs and shoulders. Without claws, a cat can feel defenseless and can be more …

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