Greetings to all lovers of Murok and Vasek! We want to share a budget way how to please a pet. We bring to your attention such a necessary thing in your home as a column-scraper. It is unlikely that anyone doubts its necessity. The instinct of scarring in cats is not taken away. They love to scratch and do it during the game, when they dangle to mark the territory or leave a warning signal to their relatives. Their claws need regular sharpening, and cats grind them on suitable surfaces to remove worn, dead outer plates. Unfortunately, this behavior of pets often causes significant damage to furniture, walls, draperies and carpeting.Our budgetary scraper made of cardboard. This material was chosen for the following reasons:With a threaded rod, pierce the cardboard circle in the center.Then passes the second circle, the third, etc. This process can be automated as follows: install the threaded rod into the drill, turn it on and put on cardboard circles.
How to cope with feline habitsThe best tactic in the fight against scratching - do not try prevent the cat from scratching and teaching it where and what to scratch. The perfect solution is to put at its disposal suitable, attractive surfaces and objects, such as a scratching post.
- accessibility (no need to spend money, you can put unnecessary boxes in the case, which will always be at hand);
- safety and environmental friendliness;
- ease of processing;
- cats like to shred cardboard / paper.
Materials and fixturesThis project will need total -only:
- corrugated cardboard (used for the manufacture of packaging materials);
- threaded rod;
- 2 washers;
- 2 nuts.
- wrench for nuts.
Circles from cardboardDraw circles on the cardboard, then cut them using scissors.
Installing a cat treeDrill 2 holes in a cat tree or in two pieces of wood where you are going to install a scraper. It can simply be mounted on some hard, stable base.
Closing stageInstall the claw back into place and secure with nuts. Pay particular attention to the stability of the design, because she will have to withstand any feline emotions. Also correctly calculate the height of the column. It should be sufficient for the cat to be able to stretch out to its full height.
Where to placePlace to place the column- scraper choose where your pet is most often seen for such a destructive occupation as damage to the owner's property: near the chair, sofa, at the door, etc. To attract the cat's attention to the gift, perfume it with something attractive to its scent, for example, catnip. You can hang toys on it. Thank you for reading our post. If you like, or maybe you want to ask questions or advise something, leave a comment.
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