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Manipulatory & Play Objects
Claw Scratching Post

The methods outlined in this section relate to the use of both artificial and natural substrates and items for physical and mental stimulation, including floating toys, nesting materials and posts for claw scraping and scratching to relieve skin irritations.

Claw Scratching Post

Method Large branches or tree stumps made available in the enclosure.
Species Cats, Bears, any other carnivores.
Purpose To allow the animal to keep its claws in good condition by scraping them on a hard textured surface that can be gouged.
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Frequency of Use Constant.
Ratings Usefulness 10
Convenience 10
Value For Money 10
Range of Users 10
Contributed By Carnivore Section

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