Kitty Caps for Cats provides a safe and humane alternative to surgical declawing and help prevent damage to furniture caused by your pet's natural desire to scratch. kitty Caps are made from a safe and nontoxic natural vinyl resin. They are durable and easy to apply. After application, you pet's claws can extend and retract without any disturbance. Kitty Caps will fall off as you cats nails grow and shed generally 4-8 weeks after application.