scratching posts Most cats prefer these.
Scratching posts should be tall enough for your cat to
stretch to its full length. It needs to be secure enough
for the cat to pull with its full weight without toppling
Material Cats prefer vertically oriented fibers,
such as sisal, rather than carpeting on their posts.
posts Although this may not be the preferred
scratching surface, offering your cat this option from
day one can save quite a few carpets. There are several
sizes and shapes of flat scratchers available. Most have
a cardboard scratching surface that cats love.