I have had all my cats declawed in the front since I have been an adult. If one was to get outside, it couldn't defend itself against a dog or another cat. Crellie is such a loving animal anyway. She will run to the top of the steps of our entrance into the basement and eat grass if the door is open. When Princess comes in, the basement door is opened until I go downstairs and shut it.
Crellie comes to me every day and wants to be held and petted. She does stuff to make me laugh and would be greatly missed if something happened to her.