RE: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-26 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
, 2007 11:34 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal... Thank you Kelley. All issues are not black and white. t Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9/23/07, glenda Goodman wrote: Oh well, we are just talking about cats here, so

Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...Crash Landing

2007-09-25 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/24/07, janine paton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ah, but only a cat would have to choose between amputaion or death. I see no difference with this logic and killing cats who test positive. Catsinternational.org (also based in the midwest) has thankfully updated their page on declawing.

Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-25 Thread catatonya
Thank you Kelley. All issues are not black and white. t Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9/23/07, glenda Goodman wrote: Oh well, we are just talking about cats here, so whatever we need to do to them, so they can please us humans, is all that really matters, right? Glenda No,

Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-25 Thread catatonya
- Original Message - From: Melissa Lind To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, September 24, 2007 2:06 PM Subject: RE: OT:declawing your cat is illegal... I think that this website has some very interesting statistics. Check it out: http

Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-24 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/23/07, glenda Goodman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Oh well, we are just talking about cats here, so whatever we need to do to them, so they can please us humans, is all that really matters, right? Glenda No, but there are a lot of issues associated with declawing that don't typically get

RE: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-24 Thread Melissa Lind
I think that this website has some very interesting statistics. Check it out: http://www.pawproject.com http://www.pawproject.com/ Go to the FAQ section. Here is an answer I found interesting; I think it (and other answers on the site) partially negates the theory that cats are better off

Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-24 Thread Susan Dubose
: OT:declawing your cat is illegal... I think that this website has some very interesting statistics. Check it out: http://www.pawproject.com Go to the FAQ section. Here is an answer I found interesting; I think it (and other answers on the site) partially negates the theory that cats

RE: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-24 Thread Melissa Lind
Dubose Sent: Monday, September 24, 2007 2:27 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal... Excellent, Melissa! They take them until they figure out that the cat now bites when it feels the least bit threatened or it pees poops everywhere EXCEPT

Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-24 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm not really sure I buy the theory that declawed cats are more likely to have behavioral problems. I've seen a lot of cats, both clawed and declawed, and behavioral problems seem to be about the same in both groups. We currently have a 12.5 year old declawed cat who is probably the sweetest

Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-24 Thread ofalegend
dogbites hurt any less than the pain a cat feels from having its toes amputated? -Original Message- From: Kelley Saveika To: Sent: Mon, Sep 24 4:24 PM Subject: Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal... I'm not really sure I buy the theory that declawed cats are more likely to have

Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-24 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/24/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not that my opinion matters, but I'd personally have a difficult time accepting someone's (a veterinarian that declaws) word on something who stands to gain (financially) from declawing cats. shrugs If you want a case study, take a look:

Re: OT:declawing your cat is illegal...Crash Landing

2007-09-24 Thread janine paton
Ah, but only a cat would have to choose between amputaion or death. I see no difference with this logic and killing cats who test positive. Catsinternational.org (also based in the midwest) has thankfully updated their page on declawing. They are calling for people to name declawing what

OT:declawing your cat is illegal...

2007-09-23 Thread glenda Goodman
Wow! as usual, us idiots in America are way behind the rest of the world... The HORRORS OF DECLAWING ARE WELL REALIZED IN MANY COUNTIIES AND ILLEGAL IN ROME, FOR EXAMPLE. California is the first state to become active against the sickening practice of declawing. As it now stands, a law has been