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Are you ready to get your cat to stop scratching your furniture once and for all? If so, you will want to check out this Purrfect Post article on accomplishing the mission in a week or less. First, you’ll learn all about why cats scratch to begin with, then you’ll get a seven-day step-by-step plan to end the frustrating behavior. It will take you a week or deterring your cat, but in the end, your furniture will thank you.
Dealing with a cat scratching the furniture is not only annoying but it can also be very destructive. Luckily, Doctors Foster and Smith give great advice on how to prevent your kitty from taking her frustrations out on your couches, chairs, and tables. They recommend the three Ds, which are deter, displace, and dull. Find out exactly how you can get your cat to stop shredding your belongings step-by-step.
If your kitty is scratching your furniture, you might have considered getting her declawed. Don’t do this, says Jackson Galaxy. They explain why cats need their claws and suggest several ways you can encourage your cat to scratch somewhere other than your furniture, walls, carpets, and other furnishings. They also walk you through how to trim your cat’s nails to make scratching less destructive in the first place.
You know your cat needs to scratch, but how you can stop her from destroying your furniture in the process? One way is to create scratching posts that will entice your kitty to leave your sofa alone. PetMD tells readers how to go about teaching cats where to scratch – and where not to scratch. They also recommend against declawing and go into the reasons that cats need their claws.