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I and my wife love cats soo much, but the only problem is their clutchs. It can damage furnitures.
ha, i know! kitties and their claws. i like the term 'clutches' instead of claws. that's cute.
you can get a vet to clip them or youtube some videos on how to do it yourself. you'll need the proper tool (a kitty-claw clipper that looks kinda like scissors, but is shaped differently) and some research before you can do it without hurting them.
i like to tie a piece of ribbon around the belly behind the front legs and another in front of the back legs. this makes the kitty more relaxed and they don't run away as easily. be sure you tie into a bow, so you can release it with the pull of one end, quickly if need be.
the kitties have a pink part of their claw which is like our 'quick' in our fingernails. if you cut into this, they will bleed alot, and it will hurt them! clip only the white part and kitty won't scratch the furniture so much.
also, many pet stores carry lots of things to encourage kitty to scratch on INSTEAD of the furniture. if you buy a carpet or cardboard scratcher, put some cat nip on it, and encourage the kitty to scratch on that instead, she will likely stop scratching your furniture.
if you catch her scratching the furniture, bring her over to the scratching post and encourage her to use it instead. reward her with treats. good luck!