Training Often Necessary

For years I’ve told people that cat behavior fits under a classic Bell Curve when it comes to clawing Natural Scratch.  Some have told me their cats went for the post while it was being assembled; others have said their cats ignored the post and clawed a nearby...
Cat Candids Are The Best

Cat Candids Are The Best

After feeding Venus and Sunflower this morning, I walked away for a few minutes.  When I returned, this is how they had arranged themselves in front of the oven in our kitchen.  Both are learning to claw Natural Scratch exclusively even though still in the kitten...
Good Scratching Cats

Good Scratching Cats

Several months ago we adopted two kittens from the Milwaukee Humane Society; grandsons Noah and Gus picked them out.  It was a good experience for them and the cats. Now we’re training Sunflower (upper in pic) and Venus to be exclusive Natural Scratch clawers....

All New Website And Returning To Blogging

Welcome to the new Natural Scratch website and my first blog entry in many years.  For starters, I’d like to complement web-designer-photogapher-tech Vic for giving naturalscratch.com this modern look.  He’s a wonder.  Creative, hardworking, technically...
Back Online

Back Online

After a long absence I’m returning to regular posts about natural scratch posts and cats.  These are our new feline companions Venus (left) and Sunflower on our porch.  It was taken about six weeks ago, and they’ve grown tremendously since then.  The image...