My Cat is scratching my furniture help!
Prevent your Cat from scratching your furniture, if it would be that easy. Scratching is a natural behaviour for cats, no matter how it might impact the fabric on your $5,000 new sofa or any other expensive furniture your cat finds attractive. Your cat isn’t scratching to defy you – she is sending you a message that says, give me something to scratch “I need it “
Why does a Cat need scratching?
It is very simple …It lies in their Nature and it is a natural urge. It symbolises for your cats a lot of different things. The cat is scratching your furniture... because it is a natural instinct not because she like the launch it suits a purpose.
a. To mark their Territory
Scratching is an instinct by which cats place their mark and establish this is my Territory. Did you know that cat claws do have a scent, the scent comes from their paws which have glands and the scent is released when they scratch leaving a distinct mark at the most visible portion of your Home? Your Cat is just adding her personal touch to your furniture. It is her way of doing Interior design.
b.Cats do scratch for exercise.
It is like stretching it keeps your Cat in shape. With scratching the front part of your cat’s muscles will be worked. Visual it looks like Yoga and gym workout.