A kitten needs to be at least 8 weeks old before it can be declawed. Because of this, many veterinarians will wait until the kittens are 10 weeks old before they declaw them. This is because there are many complications that can arise after a cat’s first surgery, and by waiting longer then 10 weeks, the risk of these complications occurring diminishes over time. If you would like your veterinarian to wait an extra few months before he or she performs your kitten’s first surgery, it may be possible for him or her to do so if you contact them ahead of time and make sure their schedule allows room for additional procedures during this timeframe.
Why isn’t my vet using anesthesia? Is putting my pet under general anesthesia really necessary? Why not just use local anesthesia where I keep my pet? All cats should have their feet removed with general anesthesia if they’re going to have any chance left in life without pain – otherwise, what difference does it matter how much you pay your vet? We charge the same amount whether our patients go under general or local anesthesia – which makes sense since both methods affect our ability to see what we’re doing! Our services are available 24/7/365 via phone call only by appointment only , so why would anyone want to put our clients through all that inconvenience unless there were truly no other options available ? No one wants his pets bumped up against other animals who aren’t receiving proper care while lying on a cold floor in some impersonal animal hospital