How to keep cats away from furniture? This question lingers in the minds of some people who have cats. There are various reasons why people wish to keep their cats away from particular furniture. They may not want the cats to ‘ruin’ the place around the furniture. They may not want the fur of cats to get stuck in furniture like a couch. They may don’t want cats to destroy furniture by scratching them. Now, the latter is the more common reason. For cats, scratching is a natural thing but for their humans, scratching in unexpected places is a huge