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Cat Nails – How to Care for Pussy Claws

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Everyone knows that felines are natural scratchers, and the cat’s claw is a fundamental part of the development of a healthy pussy. Although the excitement of cats is so great that, in some cases, it can transform a room in the house into a real patchwork shop, felines’ claws must be well taken care of so that they can lead a happy and active life.

In the same way that pussies usually lick themselves in the famous cat baths – to remove the dirt accumulated in their fur – the act of scratching also has very determined functions for pussies and, contrary to what many may think, it is not an attitude that necessarily presents some aggressiveness. Over time, the cat nail it starts to have aged layers, and scratching is one of the measures that the feline takes to get rid of this old cover.

In addition to these aged layers, the cat’s nail can irritate the animal when it becomes too big, triggering endless sessions of scratches on all sides. Pussy nails also serve as a form of protection and defense against threats and attacks, in addition to being a great way for them to calm down and can reduce stress levels.

Anyone who has a feline friend as part of the family knows that attention must be constant in relation to humor and pet claws, as almost any item within reach can be a perfect spot for many scratches, including furniture, walls and curtains, among others.

Get to know, in this article, good tips to reduce the amount of scratches of your feline pet and how to take care of your nails in the best way, contributing for the cat to have a healthy and hassle-free life due to the nails.

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Cat Behavior, Cat Health
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pussies, care, felines, claws, cats, pets, nails

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About the author

Rachel Madi

Veterinary Physician (CRMV-SP 20,567) graduated from the State University of Londrina – PR with a specialization in Radiodiagnosis from the Veterinary Image Institute (IVI). Responsible for the diagnostic imaging sector at the Veterinary Hospital Dogs and Cats 24h working in the areas of radiology, ultrasound and magnetic resonance. Dr. Madi is a member of the Veterinarians team at the CachorroGato portal and also answers questions in the Dr. Responde tool.

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