How to Stop Your Cat from Shredding Your Sofa
If you want to return peace to your home and stop your cat from scratching your favourite sofa then there are just three things you need to know. They are: why your cat thinks her behaviour is perfectly acceptable, why declawing is not the answer, and the most effective solution that will make you both happy. I will explain each of these concepts in this article and show you the simple answer to your cat scratching problems.
1. Why your cat thinks scratching your furniture is acceptable
Scratching is a natural behaviour for cats, although you’ve probably figured this out by now given the state of your furniture and curtains. But the point is that she’s not doing it to be naughty or to annoy you.
Firstly she is marking her territory; her paws have scent glands in them that leave a scent behind as she scratches.
Secondly, scratching is