Indications for a declaw paw salvage surgery
Holding either paw up.
Calluses on the front of digit pads especially digits 3 and 4.
Very reluctant to have digits straightened or even touched.
Radiographs show distal P2 cartilage damage or P3 fragments.
Tight muscle knots in lumbar muscles.
- Inappropriate elimination with no other identifiable cause.
I want to thank Letrisa Miller MS DVM for her invaluable input and for sharing her astute observations of the declawed cat's problems.
"I looked but I did not see, she illuminated my path then I did see."