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Apartment Management Companies: Stop Requiring Cats to Be Declawed ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, cats, suffering, protection, environment )

Cher Away
- 259 days ago - change.org
Declawing is the surgical operation of removing a cat's claws by AMPUTATING THE LAST JOINT OF HIS OR HER TOES. Declawing is an archaic procedure and illegal in many European countries. Many apartment management companies allow cats, but some require



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Cher Away Personal Msgs ONLY (1466)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 9:46 am


Thnx Curzio!!!!!!


 

Mary T. (291)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 9:48 am
Signed with 1,334 supporters 166 NEEDED - thank you Cher & Curzio
 

Franshisca Dearmas (91)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 9:48 am
Noted and signed. TY Cher
 

Julie P. (55)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 9:55 am
ABSOLUTELY signed.

Declawing is an inhumane and cruel practice and, unfortunately, there are way too many rental companies or even individual landlords who require it in the US. I moved to a different town over the summer and I had a hard time finding a place that would accept my cats. The worst was that several of the so-called "pet friendly" rental companies in reality accepted cats only if they were declawed.
I was lucky enough and eventually found a place, but it took a long time and some people might not have the luxury of looking for that long.
It's a practice and a mentality that must be stopped.

Thank you for posting, Cher!
 

Barbara D. (95)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 10:05 am
It's their property and absolutely their legal right. If you've ever managed an apartment complex you'd have a better idea of the havoc that pets cause ~ even if unintentional. I'm not at all surprised that this is a requirement. What surprises me is that they accept pets at all.
 

aj E. (164)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 10:09 am
signed.
 

Sue H. (7)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 10:19 am
Signed, thanks.
 

Julie E. (345)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 10:19 am
I can not believe that this is legal!
I have managed apartments and it was not the cats that caused problems it was the owners! Aaaah! I am so ticked off!
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 10:24 am
Signed
with 1,349 supporters
151 NEEDED
& Thank you Cher (and Curzio)
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 11:12 am
No cat should ever be declawed--it's cruel and often leads to health issues. S+S-thx
 

Shelli S. (318)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 11:58 am
Wish my cats would stop scratching the wood 2 crap, in my apt! S & N
 

AniMae Chi (400)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 1:48 pm
Signed
with 1,435 supporters
65 NEEDED
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 2:01 pm
Done
 

Gloria picchetti (286)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 2:09 pm
Previously signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 2:13 pm
Already S&S, thanks
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 2:13 pm
The entire practice should be federally outlawed.
 

Alison A. (233)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 2:21 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Erin R. (169)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 2:55 pm
n & s
 

Lisa Neste (695)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 3:05 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "Apartment management companies: Stop requiring cats to be declawed!"
 

Thomas P. (468)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 3:14 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher
 

Aino M. (0)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 3:58 pm
done
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 4:14 pm
Signed. Simply require frequent nail trims and charge additional pet damage deposit- but don't demand declawing!
 

Jen A. (4)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 4:24 pm
You bet I signed. Like Christine Stewart suggested an extra pet damage deposit and nail trims should work just fine. If I ever find an apartment that requires declawing, of course I'll pass that right up for one that might be more expensive but lets my cat keep their natural body parts.
 

Gabriela Baldaia (96)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 4:40 pm
Signed !! thank you.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 5:52 pm
S&N
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 7:06 pm
Noted and Sooooooooo Signed Tks. Cher....
 

Barbara K. (88)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 7:27 pm
S & N, just trim the nails.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 8:44 pm
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)
 

Marie W. (65)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 9:28 pm
S&N
 

Leslene Dunn (73)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 10:09 pm
Noted and already signed and commented.
 

Nyack Clancy (433)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 10:41 pm
What next? Demanding you have your children's hands amputated in case they do damage?

That is what a SECURITY DEPOSIT IS FOR!

Signed
 

Ondine J. (134)
Friday December 13, 2013, 12:02 am
Signed ,thanks
 

Danuta Watola (1196)
Friday December 13, 2013, 2:00 am
Noted
 

Kerstin Strobl (340)
Friday December 13, 2013, 2:32 am
signed
 

AwayPlzNoMail V. (171)
Friday December 13, 2013, 3:00 am
S&N, Thanks
 

Carol Bischoff (376)
Friday December 13, 2013, 3:32 am
Noted and signed
 

(8)
Friday December 13, 2013, 3:37 am
Notée, signée, partagée
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Friday December 13, 2013, 3:48 am
Signed with 1,642 supporters...857 NEEDED.
 

Joe R. (189)
Friday December 13, 2013, 4:33 am
Thanks Cher and Curzio. Signed and noted.
 

Ana F. (26)
Friday December 13, 2013, 5:07 am
Noted and signed.
 

Monika Schuster (19)
Friday December 13, 2013, 5:16 am
Signed with 1,661 supporters
839 NEEDED
noted
thank you
Shame on all apartement management companies who demand such cruel and unnecessary practice!
Many of my friends who are cat owners have a beautiful home without damages and their cats are naturally not declawed!!
This cruel declawing of cats should be banned all over the world.
 

. (0)
Friday December 13, 2013, 5:39 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Nils Anders Lunde (544)
Friday December 13, 2013, 6:10 am
N&S
 

Fi T. (16)
Friday December 13, 2013, 6:13 am
Can our nails be removed?
 

Autumn S. (146)
Friday December 13, 2013, 7:19 am
Signed
with 1,689 supporters
811 NEEDED
 

Apolonia Pl (400)
Friday December 13, 2013, 8:13 am
Signed with 1,694 supporters, 805 NEEDED...
 

Amy L. (86)
Friday December 13, 2013, 8:44 am
Commented, S&N
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Friday December 13, 2013, 10:01 am
Signed ... dreadful practice.
 

. (0)
Friday December 13, 2013, 10:39 am
Noted - thank so much to Cher and to all signers
 

Maria S. (102)
Friday December 13, 2013, 1:15 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "Apartment management companies: Stop requiring cats to be declawed!"
Thanks Cher!

Signed
with 1,738 supporters
761 NEEDED
 

Michela m. (3886)
Friday December 13, 2013, 1:58 pm
S&N
 

Ruth S. (307)
Friday December 13, 2013, 5:32 pm
Signed

If someone says that to me I would tell them to "Stick it where the sun don't shine!"
I would never do something so cruel to any animal, mine or someone's animals!
 

iveta cer (67)
Friday December 13, 2013, 6:27 pm
noted and signed , that is so cruel !!
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Friday December 13, 2013, 10:27 pm
Noted and signed - very cruel thing to do, as an be seen in the picture.
Thanks Cher.
 

Judy B. (57)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 9:45 am
Signed, thanks.
 

Sara P. (57)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 11:34 am
How they can be so cruel :( Thanks Cher, immediately signed!
 

Henriette Matthijssen (143)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 2:26 pm
I signed, Thanks Cher for posting, Toni for forwarding! I signed with this message: If cats were supose ro be without claws, God would of done this as he made no mistakes! Cats needs their claws for hunting mice & to defend themselves in the wild & against intruders. Leave cats be as they were born. Would you like to be declawed yourself & see how well you get along in life! Shame on those who would require this insanity on a poor defenceless cat!
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (49)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 8:16 am
S&N,thanks for sharing
 

Monika Schuster (19)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 3:16 pm
@ Barbara D.
I am also working at property management - so I know the praxis. I am dealing with many apartements since 13 years but I had never a problem with cat or dog owners. Dogs and cats are allowed, besides that cat declawing is abuse and thank god forbidden in Austria! No property management in Austria would demand such cruel act. If you are a clever apartment manager so demand a bail money and damages can be offset - without any cruelty to innocent animals.
I cannot understand your words "... absolutely their legal right." - Hurting animals can never be a legal right.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 17, 2013, 1:41 am
Signed!
 

Arild Warud (163)
Tuesday December 17, 2013, 3:36 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 
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