This fun and sturdy cat scratching post is designed using the Easy Kitty Building System. All components are easily replaceable or switchable. The post is covered with a rugged carpet that holds up to the high demand of continuous use. It's ideal for kittens and grown cats that are young at heart. The scratchy texture gives your pet a safe way to condition claw muscles and remove old claw coverings. It comes with all the necessary hardware for a quick and easy assembly.