Scratching posts are objects included in The Sims: Unleashed, The Sims 2: Pets, The Sims 3: Pets, and The Sims 4: Cats & Dogs. They are used to fulfill the scratch motive of cats.[TS2:P][TS3:Pets] They are also used to encourage cats not to destroy furniture.

The SimsEdit

Scratcheriffic Scratching PostEdit

Scratcheriffic Scratching Post
Cat-Scratch large all p
Game The Sims: Unleashed
Buyable Buy mode
Price §59
Size 1x1

Feeling nostalgic for macramé, sand candles, and driftwood? Now you can bring the 70's home again with the Scratcheriffic Scratching Post. This is one groovy addition to your pad! Far out cats everywhere will dig the scratchin' good feel of the orange shag carpet base and sisal rope shaft. The Scratcheriffic Scratching Post makes cat fun cinchy, and that's no jive!

This object will occasionally wear out, and will need to be replaced.

The Sims 2Edit

Scratch-O-Matic Scratching PostEdit

Scratch-O-Matic Scratching Post
TS2 ScratchingPost
Game The Sims 2: Pets
Buyable Buy mode
Price §100
Type Motives
Size 1x1

The cat has destroyed your furniture, right? You've got two options: buy a Scratch-O-Matic Scratching Post or watch the adorable fur ball destroy all of your replacement furniture. Seeing as how the last suggestion will doom your home to be a wasteland of dust and scrap, we suggest the Scratch-O-Matic Scratching Post. Economical and stylish, we guarantee the cat won't destroy your furniture... much.

Los Gatos CondominiumsEdit

Los Gatos Condominiums
TheSims2 CatCondo
Game The Sims 2: Pets
Buyable Buy mode
Price §450
Type Motives
Size 1x1

Comfort, security, style -- these are the things that we here at Los Gatos Condominiums provide to our customers. It has been our mission from day one to provide every cat with a fantastic condo of which they can be proud. Aesthetics and economy always take priority, and we think your feline will purr with delight after one night with Los Gatos.

While the catalog entry for this object shows an Energy rating, it does not appear that cats will actually sleep in it unless directed to using the boolProp controlPets true cheat. They will, however, sit on it, and will gain Comfort and Fun from doing so.

The Sims 3Edit

Scratching PostEdit

Scratching Post
Ts3p scratching post
Game The Sims 3: Pets
Buyable Buy mode
Price §30
Size 1x1

When cats feel the need to scratch, your furniture is in grave danger! Protect those pricey sofas and chairs by purchasing a scratching post for your kitty. Praise your precious pet when they rake their claws against this sturdy post, and scold them when they go after anything else!

Classy Cat CondoEdit

Classy Cat Condo
Ts3 cat condo
Game The Sims 3: Pets
Buyable Buy mode
Price §575
Size 2x2

Whether it’s nap time, sleep time, scratch time, or simply hang-about-and-do-nothing time Classy Cats know that the Cat Condo is where it’s at! Durable, shred resistant covering, and plenty of perches make this the ultimate in kitty cohabitation environments. It is kitten friendly too!

The Sims 4Edit

Cats Can't Believe It's Not Furniture! Cat Scratch PostEdit

Cats Can't Believe It's Not Furniture! Cat Scratch Post
Cats Can't Believe It's Not Furniture! Cat Scratch Post
Game The Sims 4: Cats & Dogs
Buyable Build Mode
Price §25

Keep those kitty claws away from your expensive furniture with this charming decoy. Don't have expensive furniture? Maybe work on that first. It's okay, we'll wait.