How do I stop my cat clawing my furniture?
Wes Bennett , Hove
A cat’s gonna do what a cat’s gonna do, and a cat’s gonna do just about the most anti-social thing possible. If that means your favourite seat gets torn to shreds then by golly that’s going to happen.
There are chemicals, like Feliway’s Feliscratch, which you can squirt onto a scratching post to promote its use, or you could try an audible alarm; the Tattle Tale vibration sensor is around £20. Whether these work is down to the determination of your particular feline. Probably best just to cut your losses and surrender, to be honest.
above First the furniture, then you, probably