Some cat owners often complain that since they got their cats, all their cats' furniture has been scratched horribly! Sharpening claws is the nature of cats and is unchangeable. If cats don't sharpen their claws frequently, their nails will grow long and hurt themselves. Therefore, a suitable cat scratcher is essential for cats and can effectively protect the furniture in your home.
Material of cat scratchers
There are two common materials used for cat scratchers: sisal rope and corrugated paper.
Corrugated cardboard cat scratching board is the most common. This material is very cheap and highly malleable. It can be made into various shapes. Its disadvantage is that it is easy to produce shreds of paper due to the cat scratching. So it may need to be replaced after some time and is a consumable product.
Sisal rope is more durable and commonly used in some vertical cat scratching boards. However, you should check whether it has been chemically dyed so that the hemp rope will not volatilize some harmful substances.
Mobility of cat scratchers
If cat scratchers are not well fixed, they will move when the cats use them. In this case, not only is the cat not happy enough to scratch, but it also leaves some debris around.
The service life of cat scratchers
Cat scratching boards are wearable items, and it is normal for them to be damaged. If a cat scratching board is scratched into pieces or affects the aesthetics of the room, then throw it away and get a new one! It is better than scratching the sofa, curtains, cabinets, doors and other furniture!
There are lots of the most fanatastic cat scratchers available at PawPawUp. Here are some recommendations:
1. Cactus Cat Scratching Post With Climbing Plate