Cats are conditioned to scratch during play and to also mark their territory. You’ll often have instances where your cat scratches you, leading to pain and injury. Cats will also scratch furniture ruining its good condition.
Sometimes this can be frustrating which leads to cat owners opting for a surgical solution to declaw their pets. However, more people are coming against this practice because it causes more harm to the cat.
In addition, there are alternative solutions like a modern cat scratcher that will get the cat off your furniture. In this post, we’ll look at the damages of declawing and some alternatives to consider.