Training A Cat or Kitten to Use a Scratching Post

You can train a cat or kitten to use a scratching post.

If your cat doesn't seem interested in your new scratching post, don't worry. Some cats need a little more training to discover the delights of a great cat scratching post. And if you have a new kitten, be sure to start good scratching habits early. Take a look at this article over at for step-by-step instructions: "How to Train Your Cat or Kitten to Use a Scratching Post."

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