How To Prevent Your Cat From Scratching Your Furniture!

Protect your furniture and keep your cat happy with these tips for preventing cat scratching.

Jackson Galaxy gives us a lot of useful tips of how to prevent our cats from scratching the furniture. Our bed and sofa, explains Jackson, are the areas in your home where your scent is strongest. As it’s in cats instinct to mark their territory and stake their claim over the space, they try to mix their scent in with yours. The only way to do this by rubbing and scratching!

There are so many things you can do to protect against sharp claws instead of the cruel and painful procedure of declawing! You can trim their nails (see the advice given by Jackson Galaxy and learn how to do this without stressing your cat). You can also offer them an alternative to their favorite scratching areas, so make sure posts and other toys nearby offer a safe alternative. Watch the video to see more useful tips!