Dear Dr Angela,
a Ragdoll cat This is my cat Blue Sapphire. She’s always and she’s one. Blue Sapphire is almost the chairs, scratching our furniture –the couch, chair! the stairs and even my mum’s expensive
d a little funny). She drives Mum crazy (which I fin she We have tried putting cardboard where with water scratches, we‘ve tried spraying her and saying and we’ve even tried smacking her YOU! “NO”. Can you please help me? THANK Love, Isabella
energy! The best way Blue Sapphire sure sounds full of furniture is to prevent to prevent her from scratching your or cover your her from having access to those areas reinforcement furniture with a protective cover. Negative are not effective techniques such as smacking generally you with fear. It is and can cause Sapphire to associate
has a range of other important to make sure Sapphire carpets, door mats or surfaces for scratching, such as old different shapes scratching posts, which come in many and sizes from Pet supplies stores!