The landlord called me yesterday and learned (no idea how) that cats needed to be declawed or that I'd be expelled. Although I do not think it is in the contract, the owner of the half a dozen blocks around here know their way. I'm a medical student and do not have time to enter any legal battles.
Nor do I have time to go apartment hunting!
So, I researched and researched, and found a capable and renowned veterinarian 5 hours from where I live who does Laser declawing. It's cost 250$ or 300$ for both legs per cat (I have 3... yes, it's expansive) but there is no bleeding, and less pain since it's not an invasive surgery. Lasers cauterize the vessels and nerves so there is no edema or swelling.
Has anyone heard of this surgery? My cats will always stay indoor, so it would not be the end of the World for them, I'd just feel so bad though
Let me know what you heard, it looks promising!