Best Cat Scratching Posts

Scratching is an innate instinct for all cats. Cats have to scratch to groom their claws. They mark their territory through scratching. It is also through scratching when cats can remove dead sheaths away from their front claws. Scratching also helps cats leave behind a unique signature on the material being scratched. The front paws have scent glands which leave behind the signature. Scratching is also a way to exercise for cats for it helps in stretching the front legs muscles and all the way to the back. Scratching simply makes our cats feel good.

Affording the right scratching post for your feline companion is not only essential for their mental and physical well-being, but it also helps in protecting your furniture and carpet. If you want maximum cat attraction to the scratching post, scent it generously with catnip. Here are a few scratchers we recommend: