Cats need to scratch. That’s why many cat owners buy scratching posts. Of course, their cats usually scratch the scratching post and everything else around them, but at least they use the scratching post.

However, some cats actually lick their scratching posts. One reason is that cats lick other cats and licking a scratching post might be the cat’s way of showing affection or showing that it’s lonely. Then again, your cat just might be weird.

To learn more reasons why your cat might be licking its scratching post, click here.