I don't know about you but the idea of encouraging a cat to scratch my furniture is right up there with claws on my clothing! However, no matter what we want, there are times when pets have a different agenda . . . that they easily act out before we stop them. All that we can do is provide great scratching options and hope they choose wisely. Take the Earth-friendly cat-scratch couch ($80) made from recycled wood and new carpet scraps – a mini itchy lounger complete with two handmade hemp, catnip-filled pillows – are you into this eco-tastic item or would you prefer something even better, and less resembling, the real thing?