Trim the narrow nail tips and select size Fill caps 1/3 full with adhesive Extend nails by gently pressing thumb on top with index finger on bottom of paw--slide nail caps onto nails Observe cat for 5 minutes before release Point glue tube upward and squeeze gently until all air escapes. Replace cap immediately and store in refrigerator out of the reach of children.
Each Soft Paws nail caps for cats kit is $18.95.
Each kit comes with six applicator tips. These tips are used to put on the end of the glue bottle in order to squirt the glue into the nail cap. The glue bottles are resealable for re-use, but you have to use a new applicator tip each time you re-apply the caps.
How to Apply Soft Paws Nail Caps to a Cat
Since I have been replacing a nail cap every few days with my cats, I ran out of tips pretty fast. It has been about a month since I opened each kit, and I have lots of nail caps and glue left but only one applicator tip. Scout is missing one of his nail caps right now, and I’m waiting for a few more to fall off before I “waste” my last tip.
If you can trim your cat's claws, you can apply the nail caps.
Developed by a veterinarian, Soft Paws are nail caps that look like a cat's nail, but are hollow inside. The nail caps easily fit over the cat's nail and are secured with a safe, non-toxic adhesive. Soft Paws effectively blunt the claws so that when a cat scratches , no damage occurs. The nail caps stay on for about four to six weeks and fall off with the natural growth of the cat's nails. They are generally very well tolerated by most cats, with most cats not even noticing they are wearing them. Some cats will groom them a bit excessively at first, resulting in them coming off sooner, but any removed nail caps can be easily replaced. Soft Paws should not be used on cats that go outside, since nail caps will blunt the claws and also impede a cat's defenses. .Soft claws nail caps are an attractive and humane alternative to declawing your cat. Developed by a veterinarian, Soft Claws are vinyl nail caps that glue on to your cats claws. The nail caps cover the claw tips so no damage occurs when your cat scratches. One package contains enough nail caps for 4 applications on Kittys front paws. Each application lasts approximately 4-6 weeks. Soft Claws come in Kitten, Small, Medium, and Large sizes, and in Natural, Purple, Pink…CAPS welcomes dedicated individuals to volunteer to help with the daily tasks of caring for its cats and dogs. We'd love to have you on our team of caring professionals!
Nail caps are plastic nail covers that you affix to your cat’s nails like slipping a glove onto a finger. Originally invented by veterinarian Christianne Schelling of Three Rivers, CA, they obviate the need for declawing your cat. Most importantly, they allow your cat to continue to engage in instinctual scratching and stretching behaviors without damage.