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Monday, June 28, 2010

Cat Scratch Fever

As I stated in my last blog post, I mentioned how I bought slipcovers for my couches to hide the scratch marks complements of Lil' Girl. In order to prevent her from ruining my new covers, I started to research scratch guards. I found some simple ones online made of vinyl and pins, 2 for about $12. There has to be a cheaper way, right?
Right!

I had some leftover vinyl from other craft projects (like this) which should do the trick. Then I checked out my local craft store's home dec department. Lo and behold they carry the same pins that vendor uses for just a couple bucks.

The benefit of these pins is they're easily removable, by twisting into place, and barely leave a mark in the fabric.
So let's see if Lil' Girl can figure a way around this one...

4 comments:

  1. Thankfully she loves the new covers for sleeping. Hopefully this means she'll never want to hurt them.

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  2. Did this work for you? She didn't just move over to the area beside the vinyl? Thanks!

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    1. Mostly. She started scratching the round edge of the arm, but right on the seam so it was easy to sew back up.

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    2. We have a rounded arm like that. We had throws tossed over them but have just discovered they were simply going under the throw to claw. My male is a big boy so he reaches fairly high. I think I will try this but think I will need to cover higher up too. Thanks!

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