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I just de-clawed my cat, how do i stop the bleeding?

its been about two days now and the bleeding keeps flowing.

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You are concerned about the bleeding? What about the excruciating pain it has just experienced, and will continue to experience? That is probably one of the most inhumane procedures you a can perform on a pet .. bar none!

Declawing is not just trimming the nail .. Nor is declawing only the removal of a portion of a claw. Instead, it is the surgical amputation of the first joint of the cat's toes. Whether this procedure is accomplished with a scalpel, a guillotine-type cutter or a laser, it is major surgery, and not to be undertaken lightly.

If you have ever talked to an amputee .. THEY can fully exclaim that an amputation for no other reason than to preserve life, is just plain cruel.

That would be like removing all the your fingers at the knuckle. This just plainly disgusts me.

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I full agree people like this have a skewed value about life. Egh
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It's discussing. Why don't you just cut his arms and legs off sheesh
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I can't believe that there are still veterinarians who will maim an animal like this. Declawing is a terrible, horrific thing to do to a cat. It makes me sick to think of the pain this poor animal is in.
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Sad, but true .. There are vets who are more than willing to accept their fee for doing this. I don't get it .. I just don't get it!
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Wrap damaged area tightly to keep pressure so that the blood stops coming out.

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Be careful with tight wrapping. It can cause even more damage to the cat's feet than has already been done. Take the cat back to the vet who performed this disgusting surgery. Declawing is the surgical amputation of the first joint of the cat's toes. It is terribly painful and totally unnecessary. It is horrific and inhumane. Please don't ever do it again.
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It still works. It's not like your supposed to wrap the cat's foot until it turns blue.
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Poor kitty :'(

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If you can get to a TSC store, you can purchase a product called Blood Stop. It is a powder that helps the blood to clot. If not, you can put a little dab of flour on each bleeding spot. It will help with the clotting. Be sure to bandage it in place to keep kitty from getting it off her paws. Don't wrap too tightly: you don't want to risk cutting off the circulation entirely, and cats have fragile bones in their toes that you wouldn't want to fracture.

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It's a little late to worry about the cat's fragile bones. Declawing is the surgical amputation of the first joint of the cat's toes. I would not put flour on these wounds. Just take the cat back to the vet that performed this travesty. Having a declawed cat means this guy had better not ever let this cat go outdoors. With no nails to defend himself, the cat would be killed by another cat almost immediately. Since this cat has been maimed for life, the obligation to take extra special care of him is very heavy. I hope you're listening, Brad.
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I was simply trying to not exacerbate the damage already done. That ship had sailed; clearly the risk was shock or death due to loss of blood. Flour is a veterinarian approved treatment for seeping blood.
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I can't believe that there are still vets out there who would intentionally maim an animal this way. It makes me sick.
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How are you feeling tonight?
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Rough. It's been four days of hell, and my husband and his mom just don't get it. Between running parts and taking her to doctors' appointments and spending 3 unnnecessary hours in the er with her this afternoon simply because she won't follow dr's orders, I'm at my breaking point. I can feel a flare coming on, so I started the steroids, but I'm also PMSing, so the steroids are putting me on a roller coaster. But enough of me whining. How are you? I agree with the declawing being barbaric. My dog accidentally tore a dew claw partially off one time, and it took forever to heal. I can't imagine intentionally doing it just to save your precious couch or drapes. If you're that finicky, don't have pets. It's that simple.
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I agree wholeheartedly. I'm feeling pretty good right now. I've just started with a new doctor, an internal medicine guy who will take care of my aging parts and also manage my pain meds. I really like him and can't believe my luck at finding this gem of a doc who's not afraid to write pain meds for someone who has already had all the spinal injections and the back surgery. "Pain Management Specialists" are hardly what they call themselves. They only want to do procedures (which I used until they stopped working), without writing narcotic pain meds. They should call themselves "procedure technicians", and drop the "pain management" part altogether. I am thoroughly disgusted with them.
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I went to exactly ONE pain management appointment before I wrote them all off as quacks. I was laying there with 2 ruptured disks, and he was doing an emg. I couldn't help it; a couple of tears slipped down into my hair. He got really snotty and asked me why I was crying! I informed him that it was because I was in pain, and he just brushed it off. I wonder to this day if he ever experienced any real pain or even had an emg. I swear, if I saw him bleeding to death on the side of the road, I'd probably walk up to him and ask him why he was crying. I'm due for a refill on my pain meds right now, and I'm so paranoid about it I'll go without for a few days rather than risk them thinking I'm dependent. I'm only on 4 es hydrocodone a day, which considering how many years I've been at that same dose if not higher, really isn't much.
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You can also use Quick Stop for shaving. Then immediately call the vet
that's what I suggest. you don't want the area to get infected.

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One word vet

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when i clip my dogs nails a bit too short i put a bit of baking soda on it and it stops the bleeding

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These aren't claws clipped too short-she had that cat DE CLAWED! If someone I loved had an arm or a leg amputated, no way would I suggest putting baking soda on the wound, & what has been so cruelly done to this cat is too serious for freaking baking soda!
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How exactly do you know this. Have you met the owner of the cat personally?
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Declawing is the surgical amputation up to the first joint of the cat's toes! We don't need to know the owner, for God's sake. Pay attention. Declawing a cat is a terrible, inhumane thing to do to an innocent animal. I can't believe there are vets out there who would do this awful thing.
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dip claws in baking soda.....works for dogs quicks when cut too short

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This is not a case of the nails being cut too short. This is a surgical amputation of all of the cat's toes. It maims the cat forever and makes it so the cat is defenseless. He'd better not ever let this cat go outdoors because if it entered another cat's territory, it would get killed and couldn't even try to defend itself. I can't believe there are still vets who would do this horrible thing to an innocent animal.
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Pretty sure u werent supposed to cut em tht short ..their is a line where the skin ends and the nail begins u should have just cut it to their..

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This person did NOT trim her cat's nails too short-she took that cat to the vet and had the claws removed completely, which is freaking CRUEL! Its like amputating your fingers at the joint closest to the nails-blood WILL pour out!
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Declawing is the removal of the first joint of the cat's toes. It's a hideous, inhumane thing to do to an animal. It cripples the cat for life. I hope this person knows that a declawed cat can NEVER go outdoors. If it entered another cat's territory, it would get killed with no claws to defend itself with.
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Omg?!? Thats horrible! I thought it meant like just a little .....thts breaks my heart.....</3
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Wtf your crazy... Cats need claws. if you can't handle there claws you probably shouldn't have a cat. Removing a animals claws is sick in my book

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I second that.
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glad to see several of us are giving her hell for this act of cruelty!
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I feel so bad for the cat. Someone should remove her freakin nails just so she can see what her cat is going and will be going threw for the next couple months. People are freaks
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You are absolutely right!!!
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@Dad--the thing is that this removal of the entire first joint of the cat's toes. It is maiming the cat to save furniture. It's a horrible thing to do. I taught my cat not to do his nails on the furniture, and I put up several scratching posts around the house and rubbed catnip into them. He took to them right away, and used them all the time for the whole 19 years of his life.
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If the claws still bleeding Monday, please call the vet. De clawing a cat is like having YOUR fingers amputated at the 1st joint. The cat is bleeding and in pain for what-your precious furniture? We have 6 cats-none is declawed-we just buy decent 2nd hand furniture and cover the couch & chair with colorful blankets to protect them from the cats. What you did to your cat is cruel and inhumane, & the least you could do is to get off the internet for now and 1st thing Monday, call your vet. Oh, that poor poor cat!
There are lots of cats minus their claws in shelters just waiting for homes. Instead of mutilating your poor, suffering cat, why didn't you care enuff for it to either keep it and allow it to remain as your god created it, claws and all, or had the decency to find it another home instead of torturing it by having its claws amputated for no GOOD reason & adopting a cat who was already clawless! Please, don't ever torture another cat like you did to this one!

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Why are you guys freaking out? My first cat was declawed. He was under euthanization and he didn't even need bandages because there was no bleeding. Why this person hasn't already gone to the vet, idk.
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It's sick she's just like oh my cats paws won't stop bleeding because I had parts of his body removed... Hmm anybody know what to do. It's just sick. Don't alter an animals body to conform to your desires and way of life. If you don't understand it's prolly cus you don't care. Whateva
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@labelma--euthanasia means to put a creature to sleep, ie; kill it. You might want to check the meaning before you use big words. Declawing is a terrible thing to do to an animal. It's just like cutting off all of your fingers at the first joint. It is maiming an animal for no good reason. If people would put up scratching posts and rub some catnip into them, the cat would do his claws on them instead of the furniture. A cat can be taught not to scratch the furniture, but you have to provide him with an alternative.
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get a stiptic pencil and touch his wounds with it then wrap his paws tight

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This is not a scrape. Declawing takes off the end of the cat's toes. It's just like cutting off the ends of your fingers at the first knuckle. It's a horrible thing to do to a cat.
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Tightly binding a amputated limb would cause even more distress to the animal .. It needs to be properly cared for .. PLEASE PLEASE get advice from a vet.
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Call your vet. There should not be any active bleeding after declawing. Keep paws wrapped until you can get to vet.

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you should NOT cut a cats claws only if you want a hurt cat. would you like
YOUR nails off??!!

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I agree!!!
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It's like saying your son is too mischievous... Let's cut off his legs to make things more simple. And easier to manage
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Call your vet immediately! It wouldn't take much for your cat to bleed out if it's been going on two days!

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De-clawing a cat is a terrible thing to do. It doesn't take off the cat's nails, it takes off the whole end of the toe. I'm surprised that there are still vets who will do this. It's not a normal thing to do. It's just like cutting off each of your fingers at the first knuckle. It messes up the cat's balance and has to hurt horribly. Get vet attention for your cat. He should be on painkillers.

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put baby powder on it!!!!!! btw, you should not have done that

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NOOOOO! Do NOT put baby power on any open wound OR even a healing wound! It is full of perfumes and chemicals, not to mention bacteria, that will cause infection.!!! NEVER NEVER NEVER!
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baby powder is the best thing to put if you don't have real medicine
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I believe you should wrap the area and then put the triple anti biotic ointment on it.

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This is sick. Torture. !! My cat has ripped his off by mistake. To think you put you ct through this!! Imagine chopping the ends of you fingers and thumbs off. You should not have animals!!

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