How to choose the best scratching post for your cat

The scratching post is an essential element for the well-being of your cat, allowing it to mark its territory, stretch its muscles and maintain its claws.



  1. Types de griffoirs :
  • Poles: Ideal for stretching the body and marking height.
  • Horizontals: Perfect for cats who prefer to scratch horizontally.
  • With hiding places: Combination of scratching post and rest area.


  1. Materials :
  • Sisal: Durable and attractive to most cats.
  • Carton: Less durable but often appreciated for its textured appearance.


  1. Location and stability:
  • Location: Place the scratching post near resting areas or in areas where your cat spends a lot of time.
  • Stability: Make sure the scratching post is stable to encourage its use.

Conclusion :

Choosing the right scratching post depends on your cat's preferences and the space available in your home. Take these elements into account to provide the best scratching space for your feline companion.


  • International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM)
  • French Society of Felinotechnics (SFF)
  • Association of Cat Behaviorists (ACC)