Originally Posted by katherine93
Where do you draw the line?
See, the thing is, I value my cat's health and happiness far above any material possessions I have. A couch is just a couch. You sit on it, big deal. My cat's claws are a part of him, and he's my little buddy that follows me around the house all day and trusts that I will look after his every need and protect him from harm. For me, it comes down to this: which one is going to break my heart more when it's time to "go", the couch or the cat? There's no competition.
And for those that don't think de-clawing is a big deal, it's actually one of the most painful procedures to be performed on a cat. It's what they test the efficacy of new painkillers on. Nice.