Scratching Post Woes (Or How Your Cat Learned to Love Their Scratching Posts)

Mar 18 2013

Most cats have preferences for scratching post textures.  These can include sisal, wood, corrugated cardboard, and carpeting, among others.  Essential attributes of any cat-preferred scratching post are:  Tall enough for the cat to reach/stretch to his full body length and …

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Why Cats Have Claws and How to Live with Them

Mar 13 2013

Why Cats Have Claws… Claws help provide balance and agility when a cat jumps and walks. Claws help cats grip and enjoy stretches that tone their backs and shoulders. Without claws, a cat can feel defenseless and can be more …

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