Kitten “Vodka” was adopted out by a rescue group and later declawed by his owners. When pain stemming from the procedure led to litter box avoidance, he was put outdoors and eventually landed at the Chatham County animal shelter.
Kitten “Vodka” was adopted out by a rescue group and later declawed by his owners. When pain stemming from the procedure led to litter box avoidance, he was put outdoors and eventually landed at the Chatham County animal shelter. Courtesy of Alley Cats & Angels
Kitten “Vodka” was adopted out by a rescue group and later declawed by his owners. When pain stemming from the procedure led to litter box avoidance, he was put outdoors and eventually landed at the Chatham County animal shelter. Courtesy of Alley Cats & Angels

Pet health: Why you should not declaw your cat

January 18, 2016 06:00 AM

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