how to stop a cat scratching furniture

DOES YOUR CAT SCRATCH?

HOW TO STOP A CAT SCRATCHING FURNITURE?

Redirect on desired location

How to stop cat scratching on furniture

1

Use FELISCRATCH by FELIWAY

  • Apply to your cat’s scratching post according to the recommended protocol
  • Visual and "territory" messages direct your cat to scratch where it is applied
  • Clinically proven to stop and prevent unwanted scratching in the home
2

Consider using FELIWAY CLASSIC in addition

  • If your cat has been scratching for a long time
  • If your cat is particularly destructive
  • Spray FELIWAY CLASSIC Spray on the area where your cat is performing unwanted scratching
  • It will send "happy messages" to provide reassurance and stop your cat from scratching furniture
3

Follow scratching post “golden rules”

  • Sturdy, should not wobble when used
  • Tall enough, should allow your cat to fully stretch when scratching
  • Placed FELISCRATCH treated post near areas of unwanted scratching
  • Or place it near where your cat sleeps
  • Ideal to have at least one post per cat

We recommend:

FELISCRATCH by FELIWAY

Apply 1 pipette daily on your cat’s scratching post during 1st week, then 1 pipette at the beginning of week 3 and week 4

FELIWAY CLASSIC Spray

If scratching occurs in one area, spray area at least once daily

FELIWAY CLASSIC Diffuser

If scratching occurs in multiple areas, plug the diffuser in the room where your cat spends most of his time or where most of scratching occurs

Testimonials

See how FELIWAY helped these cats stop scratching furniture

Why do cats scratch?

Scratching is a natural behavior. Cats mark their territory by scratching. This territory marking is both visible (scratch marks) and invisible. Cats leave “territory messages” from their paws, that only other cats can perceive.

CATS FROM SCRATCH QUIZ

In many cases, scratching in your home is in fact your cat’s way of expressing discomfort.

In particular if:

  • your cat is scratching in many areas in the house 
  • your cat is scratching near windows and doors
  • you have 2 or more cats
  • there are stray or roaming cats outside
  • you had recent changes in your home (rearranging furniture or moving).

Using FELISCRATCH by FELIWAY will help redirect your cat to the scratching post. 

For further comfort, use FELIWAY CLASSIC to send "comforting messages" and reassure them they don't need to scratch up your furniture.  

Never spray FELIWAY CLASSIC on the scratching post as it would deter them from using the post.