TRENDS: The Claws Are Out – Stylish Cat Scratchers For Your Feisty Feline

Cats love to get their claws into all the things they’re not meant to – The sofa, your table, the dog. While their natural instinct to sharpen their claws and assert their dominance can’t be curbed, you can treat them to a scratcher which will not only keep them entertained, but will look rather stylish in your home if we do say so ourselves.

Pet Fusion Cat Scratcher (above)

The sleek curved design of this scratcher and the tough corrugated cardboard make it super-enticing for kitties to get their claws into. Laze about on the top and muck around underneath. The choice is yours kitty.

The Couchette by Kittpod

The ‘Couchette’ by Kittypod

Designed by Elizabeth Page Smith for KittyPod, the super-elegate couchette is the perfect pedestal for a spoilt kitty with a bad scratching habit. Made from recycled cardboard with a texture that cats love to scratch, the Couchette has been designed for sleeping and looking down on everyone in disgust from the top and for hiding in the nook underneath. MEOW.

 The Dual Diamond Cat Scratcher by Kitticraft

Kitticraft Dual Diamond Cat Scratcher

Designed by Kitticraft, the coolest cats in South Africa, this stylish geometric scratcher is inspired by two inter-locking diamonds. Made with laser-cut MDF and heavy-duty corrugated cardboard, it provides plenty of places for scratching, playing and generally messing about for kitty.

 The Vertige Cat Scratch Lounge by Cat-On

Cat-On Vertige Cat Scratch Lounge

For the more decadent feline, the Vertige from Cat-On is the ultimate in style and luxury. Adorned with a delicate gold Asian-inspired floral motif, the Vertige has been perfectly designed for lounging, scratching and looking glamorous.

DOG – Scratch Post by Erik Stehmann

The final word in cat scratching. Cats take sweet revenge as they climb, claw and attack poor unsuspecting dog within an inch of its life. Created by clever designer Erik Stehmann, the DOG Scratch Post is cast in polyester resin and wrapped in tough sisal cord for hours of kitty pleasure.

Happy Scratching


Sara is the Founder & Editor of StyleTails. A writer, design-lover and long-time animal-hugger, Sara launched StyleTails in 2012 to inspire people live a more beautiful life with their four-legged friends. Along with her canine sidekick George, a rescue Yorkie with a big attitude, Sara regularly commentates on luxury pet product and lifestyle trends and has been featured in Elle Decoration, BBC Radio, and is also an expert contributor to WGSN, the leading design trend forecaster.

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