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Why Do Cats Scratch Carpet?

Cats may scratch carpet if they’re stressed.

Sometimes cats focus on scratching a certain area of your carpet. But carpet isn't a preferred scratching substrate for cats because the loops can catch their claws and pull on their toes. So why is your cat scratching your carpet? Learn more about this issue here: "Why Does My Cat Scratch My Carpet?"

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