Your cats claws are its main method of defence. They are its weapons. They need to be kept sharp at all times and instantly releasable so your cat can grip, climb or grab and hold its prey. Your cat normally keeps these deadly weapons held in and keep. There is only one member of the Family, the Cheetah, who is an able to retract its claws. The Cheetah uses its claws is running spikes. A dog uses its claws mainly for balance when they are running down prey.
The main clause used by your cat