Preventing cat scratching new mission style recliners

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LOL Just sprinkle a little cat nip on it they will use it
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Hobbyman2 wrote: Tue Nov 16, 2021 4:10 pm LOL Just sprinkle a little cat nip on it they will use it
:D Exactly what I was thinking.
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Majones1 wrote: Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:21 pm
Hobbyman2 wrote: Tue Nov 16, 2021 4:10 pm LOL Just sprinkle a little cat nip on it they will use it
:D Exactly what I was thinking.
Yup, it ALWAYS worked for me.
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I had a cat that started scratching the couch. I made a scratching post from a 4' length of 4x4 western red cedar fence post screwed to a plywood base. When the cat would start scratching the couch, I pick her up and hold her beside the post so she would grab on, then I would let go. She soon started scratching the post and leave the couch alone.
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rpd wrote: Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:13 pm I had a cat that started scratching the couch. I made a scratching post from a 4' length of 4x4 western red cedar fence post screwed to a plywood base. When the cat would start scratching the couch, I pick her up and hold her beside the post so she would grab on, then I would let go. She soon started scratching the post and leave the couch alone.
I'd try this, but with current Western Cedar prices I think I will get the cats a couch! :D

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DLB wrote: Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:05 pm
rpd wrote: Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:13 pm I had a cat that started scratching the couch. I made a scratching post from a 4' length of 4x4 western red cedar fence post screwed to a plywood base. When the cat would start scratching the couch, I pick her up and hold her beside the post so she would grab on, then I would let go. She soon started scratching the post and leave the couch alone.
I'd try this, but with current Western Cedar prices I think I will get the cats a couch! :D

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No doubt. That was back in the early 90's, prices were better then. :)
I suspect any soft wood 4x4 would work. When I see the carpet covered cat posts, it makes me think they are just training the cat to scratch carpet or fabric.
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I'm waiting to see the cat taking after that scratching post! :)
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Dusty, It will come. Work and life has gotten in the way of completing it (oh, and the picking up of a “new” Power Stand with Jointer).

Reminds me of my favorite display plate my devout So. Illinois Christian grandmother had hanging on the wall of her dining room; it said, “I’m not a Fast Cook, I’m not a Slow Cook, I’m a Half-Fast Cook.”

That seems to be me as a woodworker.
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