"The Scratching Post" is a column dedicated to pet lovers and their animals. Each week, reaers are asked to send questions they have about their pet and "The Scratching Post" staff will consult with an expert and respond in the column. So don't hesitate to let us know (in a process still to be determined) what you want to know about your pet's well being. Please be patient with us? Thanks in advance for you and your pet's support!