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Can I file my kitten's claws a little?
My 7-week-old (oh my, he grows fast...) is very playful. I love that, because he plays with me a lot when I'm home and not occupied, otherwise he sticks to his toys. The thing is that sometimes he'll get into what I call his crazy five minutes and he starts fighting and wrestling and racing around like a tiny madman, usually in the late evening, before falling asleep somewhere on me. That's not a problem, but his claws are extremely sharp and my hands are now covered in tiny scratches, as well as my face.
I wonder if I can file his claws down just the teensiest bit, just to take the sharp edge off? I don't want to clip them or file them down to where he can't climb around properly, but I'm thinking I'd probably save myself some pain if they weren't quite as sharp.
What are you experiences with this?
Does anybody have advice they'd like to share?
Isabella and Quinho