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Related to claw: Cat's Claw, bear claw, claw toe

claw

1. a curved pointed horny process on the end of each digit in birds, some reptiles, and certain mammals
2. a corresponding structure in some invertebrates, such as the pincer of a crab
3. Botany the narrow basal part of certain petals and sepals

claw

[klȯ]
(anatomy)
A sharp, slender, curved nail on the toe of an animal, such as a bird.
(design engineering)
A fork for removing nails or spikes.
(invertebrate zoology)
A sharp-curved process on the tip of the limb of an insect.
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The only situation in which it would be appropriate to fit plastic caps to a cat's claws is short-term for specifically diagnosed medical or behavioural problems while the condition is being addressed.
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In rare cases if a dog tries to free the snagged foot and he has an underlying weakness of his bones, he may break the bone attached to the claw.
In an effort to free the snagged foot, a cat with an underlying weakness in his bones may unintentionally break the bone attached to the claw.
Same is true for trying to get more than one claw from the hoof.
The claw was designed by South London firm 3D Print UK and was based on moulds taken from Mr Ben's stump and his good leg.
The inverter-controlled claw pump ticked both boxes and it fits into our existing material feed system.
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Naming the damn thing is hard," Griffin Claw Brewmaster and Director of Operations Dan Rogers said with a laugh while sitting in the taproom of the Birmingham, Mich, facility in late January.
Do not approach claw trimming when your cat is agitated.