AAHA, Stop Allowing Declawing In Your Accredited Animal Hospitals

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UPDATE NOVEMBER 2020. The folks at American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) sicced their lawyers on us to get us to take down lots of screenshots with information and their logo from our stories about how they allow their accredited hospitals to declaw cats. 

Here's our story that must have upset them about how their 2020 Animal Hospital of the year declaws cats. AAHA's 2020 Hospital of the Year Declaws Cats

Dear American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA),

(Photo of Teeger who was declawed at an AAHA hospital along with his 2 siblings. The vets at this AAHA hospital talked the owners out of the humane alternatives.  All three cats had horrific complications and had to have their paws amputated. More about this story- http://citythekitty.org/3-kitties-declaw-story/ )


We, the undersigned, ask you (AAHA) to no longer allow declawing in your standard of excellence hospitals. Please make a strict and enforced policy against declawing.

By doing so, you will be protecting the interest of cats instead of protecting the interest of declawing veterinarians.


This is what you say in your About section on your website, "The American Animal Hospital Association is the only organization to accredit companion veterinary hospitals. Our accredited hospitals hold themselves to a higher standard. Pets are their passion, and keeping them healthy is their #1 priority. They strive to deliver excellent care for pets. Why? Because pets deserve nothing less."

Declawing is the amputation of a cat's last toe bone. It is performed routinely in AAHA hospitals across the country despite your position statement against it and despite it having absolutely no benefit to the cat.

Declawing is below the standard of care.

Cats deserve better.

It's time for you to be strong. We will celebrate your bravery in leading the way to a better world for cats.

 

For more information about declawing go to the www.PawProject.org and www.CitytheKitty.com

veterinary practices- http://bit.ly/MarsPetition

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Also please go to CitytheKitty.org and the PawProject.org to read about the facts about declawing and their crusade to end declawing. They are also on facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.