When you take your new kitten or cat home you suddenly find there are a list of necessities needed to make kitty comfortable. Food bowls, a litter box, a couple of toys to keep them happy, those are just a few of the items needed.
What you do forget is that kitty needs to exercise those claws, and your furniture is a good place to start. That is unless you invest in a good safe scratching surface or tree to encourage your cat to do what comes naturally and save your furniture from being shredded.
2" x 4" post standing 2ft. tall.
4" x 4" post standing 3ft. tall.