Some cats may tear chair arms with their claws, scratch patches of wallpaper off the wall or shred carpets. Most cats do not cause this type of damage, so why do others feel the need to behave like this in our homes?
Scratching has several functions – one of the most important being to keep a cat’s hunting weapons sharp. Scratching also leaves scent marks in a territory. Secretions of watery sweat from between the cat’s pads leave a scent message in addition to the physical marks.
Pica's pets has a wide range of Cat toys laced with catnip and scratching Posts to keep your cat happy and entertained. If your cat is scratching your furniture then get in touch with us today to see how we can help