City the Kitty Blog

Why Was AAHA Accredited Wexford Veterinary Hospital in PA Deceiving Pet Parents?

If an animal hospital lies right up front to clients then how can anyone trust everything else they are doing?  What keeps them from lying to you in person about your beloved pet? Why is this AAHA hospital promoting things on the front of their website that just aren't true?  AAHA has 900 standards of care for their accredited animal hospitals and AAHA allows declawing in their hospitals. Does AAHA also allow lies and deception?

Note To #NOMV Supporters Who Are Attacking, Harassing, and Bullying City the Kitty

NOMV supporters are trying to destroy our important mission to protect innocent cats from this cruel, inhumane, and barbaric amputation procedure by harassing us and bullying us and by accusing us of being a bully. We are all about educating and shining light on the injustice of declawing. That’s it. We always take the high road and ask our supporters to do the same. So the facts are that NOMV supporters who are attacking us are the cyber bullies, not us.

Did AAHA Accredited Androscoggin Animal Hospital in Maine Stop Being A Cat Friendly Practice So They Could Keep Declawing Cats?

On July 1, 2021, The American Assoc. of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) stopped allowing declawing in all their Cat Friendly Practices. Many Cat Friendly Practices are also AAHA Accredited Animal Hospitals and we are finding some who stopped being a CAT FRIENDLY Practice because they wanted to be able to keep declawing cats. Did Androscoggin Animal Hospital stop being a Cat Friendly Practice in 2021 so they could keep declawing cats?

AAHA Veterinarians Fight to Keep Animal Cruelty (Declawing) Legal. AAHA.org Won’t Stop Them.

Here are some examples of how the vets with AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital's fight to stop the anti-declawing bills and ordinances. Dr Lynn McEwan of Palmdale veterinary hospital, an AAHA accredited animal hospital, submitted this letter of opposition to the California bill to ban declawing in 2018. In August 2021, another AAHA veterinarian, Dr Peter Pelissier testified to the Sheridan, WY City Council and Mayor about why he opposes the declaw ban amendment to the animal cruelty/abuse ordinance. Here's his full testimony.  He was not truthful with some of his information. This declaw ban amendment was stopped by a 5-2...

Does The Animal Humane Society Like Dogs More Than Cats?

  UPDATE-  Oct. 2021. The Animal Humane Society updated their declawing position statement to completely condemn it. Story published on Sept. 21, 2021. The Animal Humane Society says they are one of the nation’s leading animal welfare organizations. The AHS says they had 23 million page views on their website last year. Wow! Animal Humane Society’s […]