Why is Kelley’s Heart to Heart Adoption Center in MI Declawing Most of Their Rescued Cats Before They Put them Up For Adoption?
Dr James Kelley, the owner and declawing vet from Kelley’s Animal Clinic in Walker, MI sent a note to all the shelter directors in Michigan in Feb. 2020 about how he opposed the anti-declawing bill. Some of the things he said in the note were, “Declawing your cat is not a cruel choice, there are no ill side effects, and the cats are not aware of the fact that they have been declawed.”
Dr James Kelley also runs a cat adoption organization called Kelley’s Heart to Heart Adoption Center in Walker, MI and most of their rescued kittens are declawed before they put them up for adoption.
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?
Story published November 2021 Please sign our petition to the ASPCA. Your voices matter!ASPCA Petition Here’s our story that shows how declawing causes pain and suffering in cats, their owners, and veterinarians. It shows how declawing causes moral stress in veterinarians and how it is a contributing factor in the issue of suicide in the […]
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?
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 vote. One of the Sheridan City Council members told us that he voted no because of Dr Pelissier’s testimony.
Why is the Animal Humane Society’s Declawing Position Statement On The Side of Declawing Veterinarians?
Sept. 2021 The Animal Humane Society in MN says they are one of the nation’s leading animal welfare organizations. We agree that they do great work to help animals. Unfortunately in the Animal Humane Society’s declawing position statement they say they are opposed to cat declawing yet at the end of it, they condone it […]
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 […]
Declawing Is a Big Money Making Procedure in Wichita, KS.
Cats Don’t Stand A Chance!
New York State banned declawing in 2019. We did a quick survey of some veterinary practices that border NY state and found that many of them are declawing cats for New Yorkers. Here are some of the examples.
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) updated their declawing position statement in June 2021.
They say they strongly oppose declawing, explaining that declawing is no longer a reasonable or supported procedure… But then they say if veterinarians are going to declaw, they should use pain meds before, during, and after.