RV Tech Tips: A Cat Scratching Solution

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RV Tech Tips cat scratching solution.

We like to bring along our cat whenever we travel by RV. But, as cat owners know, kitties have a way of ruining the furniture without a proper outlet for their scratching urges — which makes a scratching post a necessity.

To save space — and the furniture — I wrapped a length of rope around the dinette’s table leg for our cat to scratch. It works like a charm, and it lasts for years! Now, we don’t have to lug along a bulky scratching post.

Find more cat-related accessories at CampingWorld.com.

Eve M. Burton, Friday Harbor, Washington

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5 comments

  1. Anonymous

    This is absolutely brilliant! We have a very narrow leg on our table (it folds down so you can lower the table to make it into a bed), So I will get a small tube, a sono-tube or sewer pipe and slip it over the leg.

    Thank you so much for the great idea.

    Malcolm

  2. Anonymous

    I love this idea! I can’t wait to try it and my cat, Surreal, thanks you.

  3. Anonymous

    Thanks for both the original tip from Eve and the modification from Malcolm! I usually take along an inclined cardboard scratcher, but it does take up space and is “one more thing” that I have to load/unload each time.

  4. Anonymous

    Natural twin has worked wheel for years for our cat, had to restring it once in eight years.

  5. Anonymous

    What kind of rope?