Benefits of a Good Cat Scratching Post

There are valid reasons cats have for scratching.

Why do cats need to scratch things, anyway? Turns out that cats aren't trying to be annoying when they scratch your stuff; there are actually some great reasons for cat scratching. "Why Your Cat Needs a Good Cat Scratching Post" explains these reasons as well as some ways you can deal with cat scratching.

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