"EuroCoons" Maine Coon! So is this a Maine Coon or a EuroCoon? We often get asked this question, but it's difficult to give a simple answer. So this short article explains the difference between Maine Coons and EuroCoons.
The estimates of the prevalence of declawing vary considerably. It seems that 25%–43% of all cats in American homes are declawed. The reason for this high number is that many veterinarians actively market and recommend the procedure without disclosing the details of the procedure to their clients with cats. Others perform declawing unquestioningly. Many people with cats don’t understand that declawing is amputating the bones and think they are doing “all the right things” for their beloved