Soft Claws Nail Caps for Cats: Soft Claws Nail Caps in Blue
Okay, well, first of all, don’t call them Triple Cs. Second of all, people usually use cat claw caps to protect their furniture and body from their cat’s claws.
Cats: 1/2 capsule twice daily
Dogs under 20 lbs: 1/2 capsule twice daily
Dogs 20-50 lbs: 1 capsule twice daily
Dogs over 50 lbs: 1-2 capsules twice daily
Soft claws nail caps are an attractive and humane alternative to declawing your cat. Developed by a veterinarian, Soft Claws are vinyl nail caps that glue on to your cats claws. The nail caps cover the claw tips so no damage occurs when your cat scratches. One package contains enough nail caps for 4 applications on Kittys front paws. Each application lasts approximately 4-6 weeks. Soft Claws come in Kitten, Small, Medium, and Large sizes, and in Natural, Purple, Pink…Developed by a veterinarian, Soft Paws are nail caps that look like a cat's nail, but are hollow inside. The nail caps easily fit over the cat's nail and are secured with a safe, non-toxic adhesive. Soft Paws effectively blunt the claws so that when a cat scratches , no damage occurs. The nail caps stay on for about four to six weeks and fall off with the natural growth of the cat's nails. They are generally very well tolerated by most cats, with most cats not even noticing they are wearing them. Some cats will groom them a bit excessively at first, resulting in them coming off sooner, but any removed nail caps can be easily replaced. Soft Paws should not be used on cats that go outside, since nail caps will blunt the claws and also impede a cat's defenses. .After using Soft Claws since then, I just wanted to say I still recommend the product. It’s worked really well for both my cats. There was definitely a learning curve on my part. It took me a few tries to get a good gluing system down. It also took a few tries before I learned exactly how short the nails should be clipped beforehand and how much glue to use. If the nails are too short, there’s not enough nail for the caps to stick to.If your cat is prone to damaging your furniture – or you – then you may need to cap her nails instead of just trimming them. Capping doesn’t end the need to trim your cat’s nails entirely, but it reduces how many times you need to do so. Capped nails can last six to eight weeks and fall off naturally as your cat’s nails grows. This means you may only need to trim your cat’s nails every six weeks rather than every two to three weeks without caps. Another plus is that the caps won’t prevent your cat from , which can be a big source of stress relief for kitty.3. The nail caps decrease the cat’s ability to defend himself. Although most house cats rarely need to use their claws for self defense, there are times when they might. Luckily my cats seem to have mastered the skill of simply making eye contact with a dog to show him what’s up and who’s in charge.Nail caps are plastic nail covers that you affix to your cat’s nails like slipping a glove onto a finger. Originally invented by veterinarian Christianne Schelling of Three Rivers, CA, they obviate the need for declawing your cat. Most importantly, they allow your cat to continue to engage in instinctual scratching and stretching behaviors without damage.