Proper pet care is essential when living aboard.
While having pets live with you on your vessel is great fun, they also need maintenance and special care.
Cats like Abby love to explore all the many dark and cozy compartments she can squeeze herself into and jump up and down various places on the boat.
If your cat has not been declawed then trimming the nails is necessary in order to avoid serious problems such as ingrown nails or even infection. You don't want your feline getting caught on anything either.
Here are some tips for trimming your cat's claws. https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/virtual-pet-behaviorist/cat-behavior/trimming-your-cats-claws