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Train Your Cat to Use a Scratching Post

Train your cat to use a cat scratching post.

Most cats automatically know how to use a scratching post, but sometimes you'll run into one that doesn't immediately catch on. Other times, your cat may be using a scratching post, but you would like to introduce her to a new one. Use the helpful article, "How to Train a Cat or Kitten to Use a Cat Scratching Post," to learn the proper techniques for teaching your cat to use a scratching post.