Cat declawing has been made illegal (with rare exceptions for medical emergencies) in many countries of the world. For a list of all the countries, see: https://www.declawing.com/countries-...tlaw-declawing

However, up to now declawing has been still quite commonly practised in the USA, despite medical concerns. A few cities in the USA have banned the practice, but up to the present time no states have banned it. However, it is now looking likely that NY State could be the first: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48528968