Love at First Sniff: Ando Reviews the Scratch ‘n Sniff Live Catnip Scratching Post PLUS BONUS GIVEAWAY! ENTER TO WIN!

Tue, Mar 15, 2011

Giveaways, Scratching

Ando had a chance to review the Scratch ‘n Sniff live catnip scratching post for himself (thank you to Scratch ‘n Sniff for sending us one to test), and he gives it two paws up! First, Ando is a fairly large dude, weighing in at just over 15 lbs., and the Scratch ‘n Sniff definitely stands up to all of his scratching and rubbing — which he did a lot of as soon as he got a whiff of the fresh catnip plant inside the tower. The Scratch ‘n Sniff comes with a grow-your-own catnip plant kit, or you can purchase a fresh catnip plant at your local pet supply store and place it inside. Ando really enjoyed poking his nose and paws between the bars (the whole paw can’t get between the bars), trying desperately to get at the catnip. Since the plant was just slightly out of reach it kept him engaged and attracted him to scratch on the durable sisal covered sides of the scratcher.

The Scratch ‘n Sniff scratching post is very well constructed with a durable finish that is easy to clean. It is the perfect height, measuring 24 inches tall, and it has a sturdy base that prevents it from tipping over when overzealous, catnip-crazed kitties throw their bodies at it. Also, the little “cage” that keeps the plant inside closes securely so little paws can’t open it on their own. I’m very impressed with this product!

BONUS GIVEAWAY! ENTER TO WIN!

The folks at Scratch ‘n Sniff are offering a catnip scratcher to one lucky reader! To enter, please leave a comment on this post. The winner will be chosen in a random drawing and announced on March 22, 2011. One entry per person. Due to shipping costs, this giveaway is open only to addresses in the US and Canada.

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949 Responses to “Love at First Sniff: Ando Reviews the Scratch ‘n Sniff Live Catnip Scratching Post PLUS BONUS GIVEAWAY! ENTER TO WIN!”

  1. 801
    Gail

    Love it! my cat would figure out how to be inside the cage in less than a minute, but it’s a beautiful scratcher!

  2. 802
    Melissa

    My kitties would love this!

  3. 803
    Andrea Robbs

    My babies will frak out over this!!! I love it :)

  4. 804
    stephanie

    Oooh, my new baby would love this! Keeping our paws crossed that we win!

  5. 805
    Kathy Detweiler

    What a great idea. My kitties are such catnip addicts, they would love this!

  6. 806
    Crook and Lefty

    The design is lovely. Nicely done.

  7. 807
    Kristi P

    How cute!! And smart!!

  8. 808
    skibbie

    What an interesting concept! Dori will love it!!

  9. 809
    Jessica

    Our current scratching post has seen better days, but this would be a great replacement! my cats go crazy for catnip, and i love that because it’s a live plant there’s no mess to clean up (my kitties roll in the dried stuff and it somehow always ends up in our bed!)

  10. 810
    Sally

    My guy Zane would love this! Not only does he love catnip, but he is a sisal-holic!

  11. 811
    Kristin S.

    Brilliant concept! A cat scratching post that will keep my Slice interested for more than 2 seconds (he has a very short attention span). We’re crossing our paw fingers to win the giveaway!

  12. 812
    Alison

    My cat loves fresh capnip.

  13. 813
    Barb

    oh this is marvelous!! Smoky would be enchanted!

  14. 814
    Linda

    What an awesome idea!

  15. 815
    Sharon

    I’d love to win this for my kitty to help him get accustomed to our new condo!

  16. 816
    Htide

    oh how P would love this wonderful device.

  17. 817
    NH

    Very nice combination! Would love to win one for my three cats.

  18. 818
    jessica

    my fantastic four would love trying to break into the catnip (I’ve got my money on the cats!)

  19. 819
    Linda

    This looks like a great product–I’d love to have one.

  20. 820
    Sara(m)

    Oh, that’s awesome!

  21. 821
    emily gerber

    my cats are high on life…but they would sure enjoy this!

  22. 822
    William

    Very John Waters’ Polyester.

  23. 823
    Ecochic

    Audrey would love to see if her paws will fit! Her fave scratching surface is vertical and sisal!

  24. 824
    ada

    The Mugster would love this!

  25. 825
    Shellie

    Great idea, wonderful design! My kitties would love it!

  26. 826
    Sheri

    What a good idea!

  27. 827
    kira

    cool! love it!

  28. 828
    Rachel Greenstein

    My two cats looove catnip nip but have only ever been exposed to the dried kind. They would go crazy for this!

  29. 829
    Linda Boyd

    What a great idea! My kitties would love this!

  30. 830
    Sarah

    What a wonderful design to protect the plant while my kitties enjoying it!

  31. 831
    jasmyn

    What a cool idea!

  32. 832
    Becky G

    What a cool product. This would keep our female cat occupied for hours, which would be a great thing.

  33. 833
    Nikki

    Tonka LOVESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS deh nip. This would be the ultimate kitty scratcher.

  34. 834
    Britta

    Quimby Jones’ winterweight is just over 17lbs,looks great and sturdy enough to hold up to the BIG KITTIES! Nice work!!!!!!

  35. 835
    Emily

    Awesome idea! So want to win one!

  36. 836
    Amy H

    Great idea!

  37. 837
    Elizabeth

    wow, gotta have one of these! fingers (and paws) are crossed

  38. 838
    Sarah

    I’m in. Our puss is a catnip junkie, so I’m sure this would be a hit. Maybe he’d even stop scratching the carpet on the stairs?

  39. 839
    Shani Henry

    my cats would go crazy over that

  40. 840
    Alex

    My cats are not so clever, so I think this will keep them going for hours.

  41. 841
    Michelle Karmozyn

    Cats would love this.
    Michelle Karmozyn

  42. 842
    Alissa

    I think Lennie and Ed would love this scratching post!

  43. 843
    Elly

    This is a great idea! I also love that it can stand up to big kitties, 3 of mine are.

  44. 844
    swisewoman

    nice idea. would love to win!

  45. 845
    Cassandra

    what a tease — Heidi Cat would be amused for hours!

  46. 846
    Michelle Roman

    such a great way to keep them from killing the plant!!
    Love it!

  47. 847
    Punky T.

    Love it! Please count me in.

  48. 848
    Laura

    My kitties and I are moving, and this would be a wonderful distraction for them while they adjust to our new home. Plus it’s really cool!

  49. 849
    Isabel

    This is amazing! My cats would love it.

  50. 850
    Rona Y

    Putting a plant protector in is such a great idea!


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