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jillene2015

Really Velvet with cats? How does velvet hold up for a daily use well lived in sofa and a husband who "plops" himself down instead of sitting gently? I definitely need some ideas for cat scratching. In my last house my sofa was against a wall and the cats didn't seem to bother it. Now, my furniture is all in the center of the room at my new house and the cats are scratching the heck out of it. Any other suggestions for for cats? Sunbrella? Leather? Thanks!

   
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The Stated Home

Velvet may look fancy, but it's actually a heavy duty fabric and usually has a very high double-rub count (a rating for durability).

   
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bunnit

Our sofas with Sunbrella fabric seem to be resistant to our cat's claws, at least in day to day kitten type use. Don't know how it would be if he used it as a scratching post but so far so good. Also the double sided tape has worked in other places to discourage him.

   

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