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Scratching posts

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by Rylee, Jan 2, 2012.


  1. Rylee

    Rylee PetForums Member

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    My kitten has a cat tree at the minute with a scratching post on it but i want to get her a scratching post by itself.

    I want to get something big enough for when she is bigger (she's 5 months now)

    Does anyone have any recommendations for me? I have seen some at 62cm is this big enough?

    These are the 2 i have been looking at:

    Parla 62cm Cat Scratcher Centre Toy: Amazon.co.uk: Pet Supplies

    Espejo Cat Scratcher Activity Centre 69cm: Amazon.co.uk: Pet Supplies

    anyone got anything similar? do your cats use the ledge to sit on top?

    I saw the perfect post on zooplus a few weeks ago on sale it was 80cm and under £20 but just my luck they must have sold out now as i can't seem to find it :(

    Does anyone have this one:
    Scratching Post Soria 80 cm Beige 43551: Amazon.co.uk: Pet Supplies

    it looks brilliant and is 80cm but i don't think i can afford the price, but might if anyone thinks 80cm would definately be better?
     
  2. spid

    spid PetForums VIP

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    To scratch properly cats stand on their hind legs and reach up so I would recommend something that is as tall as you can manage (as near to 1 metre as possible)

    I'll go look up some links for you.

    http://www.zooplus.co.uk/shop/cats/scratching_posts/scratching_pads this page has a few cheap ones to put on your wall - that might do you in your price range.
     
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    welshjet PetForums VIP

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    Id have no hesitation in recommending this site

    Indoor Scratchers --- CATSCRATCHER.COM

    We have the heavy duty one, its about as high as our work surfaces and i can barely lift it with two hands. The base is really stable and it doesnt move when they use it.

    Heres a photo of it, not the best but at least you can see it.



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    Have a look through their website they have some basic to amazing designs

    Best money i have spent

    Clare x
     
  5. peecee

    peecee PetForums Senior

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    I also have one of the catscratchers plus one of their trees. Excellent sturdy prducts.
     
  6. Rylee

    Rylee PetForums Member

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    Thanks for the links.

    Does anyone have one with the platform on top? like my second link.

    I was wondering if you would be able to take the top platform off if it wasn't used and just have it as a normal scratch post?
     
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