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Why Cats Scratch and how to Manage this Behaviour

Why Cats Scratch and how to Manage this Behaviour

Many of us will have experienced our cats scratching things they’re not meant to; carpets, furniture, us! The main reason why cats scratch is to remove the sheath or outer layer of their claws to reveal a new sharper layer underneath; it’s completely normal for them. This behaviour is usually done outside on wooden surfaces such as trees or fence posts as it has the right texture for them to sink their claws in. We’ve put together the reasons why cats scratch items in the house and things you can do to help manage their behaviour in your home so...

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WHY IS A HIGH PROTEIN DIET SO GOOD FOR MY DOG?

WHY IS A HIGH PROTEIN DIET SO GOOD FOR MY DOG?

Just like their ancestors, your pooch will live a healthy, happy life if they are fed a high protein diet. Read on to find out why... Did...

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HOW MUCH MEAT SHOULD MY CAT EAT TO STAY HEALTHY?

HOW MUCH MEAT SHOULD MY CAT EAT TO STAY HEALTHY?

It’s easy to forget that our domesticated furry friends are actually natural born hunters with a thirst for meat. Feline nutrition is a difficult science because...

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WHY AATU FOR CATS?

WHY AATU FOR CATS?

The history of the cat tells us that our domesticated and loveable felines are what are known as obligate carnivores, which means that they require meat...

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