Kitty Caps Cat Nail Caps

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Color: Hot Purple & Hot Pink

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About This Item

  • Nail caps provide a safe alternative to declawing to stop all snags and scratches.
  • Covers the nail completely while allowing normal extension and retraction of claws.
  • Applied with included adhesive and will shed as your cat’s nails grow; generally in 4 - 8 weeks.
  • Easy to apply and vinyl resin material is totally safe for cats. Choose from a variety of fun colors!
  • X-small fits cats under 5 lbs, small fits cats 6 - 8 lbs, medium fits cats 9 to 13 lbs, and large fits cats over 13 lbs.

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Questions & Answers

9 Customer Questions

Will my kitten be able to grip and climb with the caps on? Or will he be able to play with a scratching post/board with the caps on?
Answer by ChewyFeb 28, 2019
Your cat can still climb and make scratching motions, however no damage will occur to your furniture or scratching posts because the claw is effectively covered and protected.

Do you recommend clipping the nails before applying these on?
Answer by ChewyOct 30, 2018
At this time, it's recommended to trim your cats nails to ensure the caps will be able to cover them completely.

Are you supposed to do front and back paws?
Answer by ChewyJul 16, 2022
Kitty Caps can be used on a cat's rear claws. Because cats often keep their rear nails short on their own by biting them and they do most of the damage to furniture by actively scratching it with their front claws, you may not need to apply them to your cat's rear claws. However, the nail caps can be used on the back claws if desired, and there are a couple of situations when it might be a good idea. Applying Kitty Caps to the hind claws will help prevent damage from cats jumping on and off furniture. Also, many people have used Kitty Caps on the hind claws of cats that have skin problems and scratch themselves excessively. The nail caps help decrease or prevent self-inflicted damage in these instances.

What is the likelyhood they can chew them off?
Answer by ChewyMar 12, 2020
These caps are applied using a strong, kitty-safe adhesive to keep them on. They will shed as your cat’s nails grow; generally in 4 - 8 weeks.

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Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Gweede on Nov 7, 2022

Wish they were clear in color

Hard to put on a cat that's not cooperating and they do fall off easily. If these were available in a clear version, it would be easier to see if you have filled them with enough glue and to put on the cat's natural nail.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Suzu on Nov 21, 2022

These are amazing

These are best thing own my cat is one those don't look me less I want or ill attack so saves our skin as well as my chairs and stuff when she scrathes

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Jinx on Aug 13, 2022

Perfect for little murder mittens

I was a bit concerned about getting these on our kitten as he doesn't really like his paws messed with. He did fight it a little bit, but for the most part, he did amazing. The caps aren't hard to put on, and the only ones that didn't stay very well and had to be reapplied were the ones he kept pulling away from me while trying to put on. Definitely recommend if you want to save your furniture and body from the tiny floofers.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Cyb3r on Oct 19, 2022


The glue was like super glue it took 2 months for most of the nails to fall off then it took me 2 more months to even pry them off my cats nails would NEVER recommend!!!!

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Kathy on Nov 4, 2022

I return this item

Upon read the directions They wanted me to clip the kitten's nails. I am to afraid to do that. so I returned this item

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Piglets on Jul 21, 2022

I will continue to buy these

My kittens don’t mind the application and certainly don’t mind wearing their nail caps. I did start them a little younger than the recommended age of 12 weeks. They fall off more frequently than expected, however that is offset by the easy application. I give this product 5 stars and will continue to repurchase.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By brilynn on Sep 9, 2022

Awesome, they are so pretty!!

It was my first time ordering from chewy and I gotta say everything was awesome! They worked so well for my Paris and I will be re-ordering them!!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By lilbit on Aug 24, 2022

kitten caps

they a great for a kitten till old enough to declaw. Hard to hold the kitten and get then on. You migh end up with more on you.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Kimmi on Jun 5, 2022

Give them a try

They were alittle hard 4 me to get on, but I think it's because my baby is a Himalayan. The hair around her toes is alot longer than a regular kitty. So would probably be alot easier for another type of kitty. They've been on abit longer than a week, and only one has come off so far. No sign of it anywhere. Praying she didn't swallow it.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Renee on May 1, 2022

These are a must have

Glad I purchased these ! They definitely worked .I will definitely purchase again .My cat has had them on for several days and no issues of them falling off.