okay after my receipt deal with a pet cat, that landed on my doorstep... that post is here somewhere. ill find it and paste ( if i can) https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=283405 well some people are so rude! I went to a place called "protector of pets" in ct.!!!! and i had to fill out a 2 page application for consideration on adopting a potenial cat. i figured my kids really want a cat, after what we went thru in the last week. so after filling this form out,,, appartenly they do not have any cats that are declawed and there for cannot help me.. the lady was real rude. i feel a decision was made upon my arrival. i was dressed nice and had 2 kids that were wired (on sugar) and i am sorry but cat people are !!!!!!! i dont get'em. i am trully upset... she would not even let me in a another room to see any of the cats!!!! what!!!!!! i am gonna sit down and write a letter to them, espeically the girl that spoke with me... she was real rude!!!!! she has no idear who i am or what kind of person i am with animals!!! i am soooo venting!!!!!!!! i said to her "okay if you cant help me i would like my applicatino back with all my personal information on it. she gave it back to me.. then she also gave me 2 phone numbers of people i can contact that might have some declawed cats for sale... but the thing is,,, why!!!!! what!!!!!!!!!!! i am truly sorry i dont want to upset any cat owners !!!!!!i just dont get it!!!!!!!!! she was like a hippy organic odd girl!! nothing wrong with oranic,, appartenly i wasnt dressed right!!!! when i walked in the door!!!! the point is... my kids wanted to see the cats,, and they were shunned away!!! whats the big deal ??/ so i want a cat thats declawed!!! ugh!