Dr. Nicolas is the author of the book. Jean Hofve, DVM, provides information about natural alternatives to declawing cats.
The book begins by discussing the history of declawing cats. It explains why the procedure is becoming less widespread in the United States and what the potential medical and behavioral consequences of declawing can be. It then provides an overview of the various home remedies that can be used as substitutes to declawing a roof. Cats are taught to use scratching posts instead of furniture, for example, nail trimming, claw covers, and training them to use claw covers. The book includes detailed instructions on how to properly trim nails, apply claw covers, and teach cats to use scratching posts.
The book then progresses to discuss the various types of home remedies and over-the-counter remedies that can be used to alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with declawing. This includes homeopathic products, topical ointments, and nutritional supplements. It also outlines how to prevent infection and promote wound healing after declawing.
Lastly, the book discusses how to cope with situations where declawing is unavoidable. It discusses how to ensure that the procedure is carried out correctly and how to cope with post-surgical complications. It also details the long-term effects of declawing, such as the development of chronic pain or arthritis.
Overall, this book is an excellent resource for cat owners who are on the lookout for natural alternatives to declawing. It includes detailed information about the effects of declawing, as well as various home remedies and over-the-counter remedies that can be used to alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with declawing. After declawing, it also provides useful advice on how to prevent infection and promote wound healing. Lastly, it explores how to deal with situations where declawing is unavoidable.