Corduroy was born and raised in Central Oregon, August 1st 1989. At an impressive age of 26 years and 300 days, Corduroy enjoys spending quality time with his humans and taking long walks outdoors.
25% of cats in the U.S. are declawed, and a lot of people continue to declaw their cats simply because they are unaware of what the surgery entails – they assume that it is just the removal of the cat’s claws. However, the procedure actually involves removing part of the cat’s bone as well, since the entire last joint has to be cut off, not just the claw.
MeLinda Hughes of Merlin’s Hope Ragdoll Rescue discusses her experiences with the problems that declawing cats causes and offers declawing cats alternatives.