On 03-23, Natalie wrote: > I don't understand why an old person can't have a cat with claws. > Dealing mostly with feral cats, I have never been bitten or > scratched - what's the danger, I am 70 yrs old. And as I said, > bites are a natural defense for declawed cats!
I'm 78 and when you're old your skin is very fragile and thin and you bleed easily........... That said - I would NEVER NEVER declaw a cat. We have 15 rescued cats at home and sure we get scratched when they play or knead us, but so what! Put some iodine on the scratches. Lorrie _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org