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How To Choose The Best Scratching Post For Your Cat

How To Choose The Best Scratching Post For Your Cat

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Have you ever wondered how important it is for a cat to sharpen its nails? For our feline friends, this action is an essential necessity. But why is scratching so important to them? Basically for three reasons: It is a physical necessity: cats' nails are made up of several layers that grow and by scratching they manage to remove the excess layer. While cats walk, their nails are hidden and for this reason, they cannot wear them down. The rear toenails are removed by mouth, but they need to scratch to remove the front ones. To mark the territory: cats are very territorial animals and they need to mark their area, this they do both scratching and impregnating their smell through the interdigital glands located in the pads of their paws. Stretch: As a colophon, nail scratching also ser...