Cat owners are known for spoiling
their pets. One of the best ways to pamper them is to give them a cat tree. It
is named so because it often resembles a tree, with different levels, or
branches, and various platforms at graduation heights. The surface is usually
covered with carpet or acrylic material. They also often come with posts
scratched near the base that are covered with sisal fibers or sometimes hemp
ropes. They come in hundreds of different designs, so it’s quite easy to find
one that matches the decoration of your home or apartment.
There are a number of different
reasons that can benefit you and your cat more than pampering your pet:
Save Your Furniture
Cats generally need to scratch and
the usual beneficiary of scratching is your furniture. A cat tree will distract
them from your furniture, save it from destruction. Cats scratch to sharpen
their claws or mark their territory, so that the cat tree can give them a new
place to do these things.
Training for Your Cat
If you have an indoor cat and live
in a small room, you might see cats running around at the same time every
night. Cats need to exercise, and climbing is one of the best ways for them to
get it. Cat trees often have many levels which will give them a chance to jump
too. The cat tree can also help keep them entertained to give you occasional
time for yourself.
Get your furniture back
Cats like to take your favorite
spot on the couch or on your bed. The cat tree will give them a new place to
claim that it can be their own. They might still steal your place from time to
time, but at least they now have furniture that … Read more
Cats have their natural behavior
that may appall a new owner, like scratching table legs, couches, or any
surface around the house. If you happen to start with a kitten, it will be
easier for you to start it with good habit pattern.
Why Cats Scratch Cats have an
instinct to scratch for various reasons. The main reason is that it cleans out
their claws and keeps them at a healthy length. It also gives them a way to
exercise, strengthen and stretch their muscles. It is also a way for the cat to
exercise its instincts to mark its territory. Plus, it will get to do something
that gives it pleasure and can improve its attitude and increase its happiness.
And we all know that a healthy and happy cat is the best to have around.
Start Training Early After
accessorizing your kitten with a cat collar, providing your new kitty with an
appropriate scratching area will spare your home from unsightly scratch marks
and at the same time give your little darling the freedom to do all the
scratching and stretching it needs. Scratching is a natural urge of a cat to
release stress, clean their claws from hardened cover, and tone their muscles.
They also release scent when scratching to mark their territories.
Maintaining the Good Habit It is a
good move for a cat owner like you to select one or more cat scratching posts
found in cat supplies store. Since your cat will normally roam around the
house, you may want your cat to have scratching posts in different rooms where
your cat usually visits. The rule is 1+1. If you have one cat, you may buy one
scratching post plus an extra. Or you may provide more if you have a bigger
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