Critical - , yes I know that squirm all too well.
JavaJo - A friend who Bella LOVES sometimes trims her nails, and yes, there is a certain way she holds her. She does it really quick, all 4 paws.
Vet tech did it a couple weeks ago, and it went "okay".
I saw something called "PediPaw" advertised on TV and it made it look like the cat/dog loved it. Yeah . . . . .riiiiiight.