Why do cats scratch my furniture?

Is your cat constantly scratching the furniture, is the wallpaper hanging in tatters along the walls or do you want to prevent your cat from destroying your furniture? Maybe your cat already has a beautiful scratching post, but isn’t looking at it? Read here: why cats scratch, how to prevent them from scratching the furniture and how to teach them not to scratch the furniture and wallpaper.

Normal cat behavior or behavioral problem?

Scratching objects is normal cat behavior and therefore impossible to stop. Scratching has several functions. Your cat gets rid of his old worn nail covers and sharpens his nails. Certainly cats who don’t go outdoors will look inside for a place to sharpen their nails. Your cat will also scratch objects to leave its scent on them. Cats give off their scent to all kinds of objects on their route.

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