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My cat just took off his cone after being declawed in the front

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My cat just took off his cone after being declawed in the front feet. Can I leave his cone off until Monday (his follow-up)?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 years ago.
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I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. I don't place cones on my post-declawed patients because their paws are bandaged. If Cat's paws are bandaged, I don't see the need for you to replace the cone. Please let me know if that's the case.

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