Dear Catster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Catster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Catster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Catster magazine, www.catster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found elsewhere within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
My cat is very young (8 weeks), and she scratches a lot. Something tells me this is just something she'll grow out of... but how can I let her know it's not all right to scratch people? Currently, when she sinks her little claws in, I remove her and move her away from me. And if she comes back, I do the same until she stops.
I got her a cardboard scratching board (the ones with catnip in them), because I know cats have a natural need to scratch... but all the scabbed up scratch marks on my legs and hands are getting to me, haha.