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Sizing a cat door

Since the question is specifically about cat doors for connecting rooms inside the house, I'll add the key points we discovered over time. We do have cat doors for all the rooms in our house, since ...
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Sizing a cat door

As a rule of thumb: if the head of an animal fits through an opening, the rest of it also fits through. Exceptions to that rule are morbidly obese animals and those with limited motion (maybe due to ...
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What types of couch are resistant to damage from a cat?

Most of all, your cat needs a suitable scratching post. Cats will instinctively scratch on certain surfaces to sharpen their claws. In the wild, they prefer the bark of certain trees, but in human ...
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What types of couch are resistant to damage from a cat?

I have 4 cats and 3 couches, so this is an anecdotal experiment: Couch 1: Cotton Canvas-Like Material A vintage item that was re-covered by previous owner. The fabric, as best as I can identify it, is ...
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Sizing a cat door

The whiskers are the key. The width of the cats whiskers are what they use to get themselves through things.(our flap is currently in use by a Terrier, maine-coon and other assorted beasts but was set ...
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