Thirteen Things About Having Our Claws Trimmed
1. Paw holds us while Maw trims our claws.
2. Reno has his claws trimmed first because otherwise, he'll go into deep hiding and run away for the next 3 weeks anytime Maw or Paw get close to him because he knows what torture is about to be bestowed upon him. So Maw waits until he is sound asleep, then nabs him. Then he meows at each and every clip. That's 18 meows.
3. Obi moans and groans through the whole thing. His claws hide in his long furs and it is difficult to find them.
4. Annie protests loudly and spits and hisses around the end of her pedicure session.
5. G.T. wriggles and squirms, and pulls his front paws away just as Maw gets the claw positioned in the clippers.
6. Dorf curls his feet into tight balls so that Maw has to uncurl them, then he yanks them back and curls them again. By the end of his pedicure session, he is spitting and hissing and trying to put the bitey on Maw.
7. Gatsbi runs and hides, but about 4 hours later she forgets and comes out. Then she gets grabbed. She also gets weighed after her pedicure to see how much weight she has lost on her d-i-e-t.
8. Smokey is very heavy and wriggles a lot, but doesn't say anything.
9. Jenny doesn't get pedicures. She has velcro toes. She can't be picked up, or even caught.
10. Bow only has his back claws, and they are very thick because he's a senior citizen.
11. Sally does her Sgt. Sally howl at first, but then resigns herself to getting her pedicure.
12. We endure this torture monthly.
13. When it's all over, Maw gets out the sucky monster because there are a gazillion claws on the carpet.