Nail Trimming: Not Just For Your Furniture But For Your Cat’s Safety

How to trim a cat’s nails so she doesn’t hurt herself during daily escapades through your home.


Because a lot of cats don’t like to be handled, a lot of people skip nail trimming, assuming the scratching post will take care of things by wearing down a pet’s nails. It won’t. Scratching does not really serve to trim a cat’s nails. It serves more to remove the outer layer of the nails, or claws, that have become frayed or worn. That exposes sharper layers underneath.

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