Which sofas can resist cats?

by | Jan 4, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

There are no cat-proof sofas.

Tightly woven materials (such as microfibers) are more cat-resistant than loosely woven fabrics, but will not deter a determined feline.

Over the years I have spoken with dozens of customers about best methods for cat-proofing sofas.

The most successful method that I have heard for cat-proofing a sofa is:

  • On the parts of the sofa that are your cat’s favorite places to scratch, cover the fabric with double sided tape (sticky on both sides.)
  • Cats do not like the sticky feel. After a few weeks (or months) most cats learn to avoid the sofa.
  • At that point you can remove the tape.

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Jeff Frank

Jeff Frank

Furniture Insider

Jeff Frank is a 45 year veteran of the furniture industry. He’s worked directly with buyers, retailers, and manufacturers at every level of the industry. In every position throughout his career, his focus has always been customer service.

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