What is more classic Halloween than the Jointed Scratch Cat? The Jointed Scratch Cat is one of the most classic Halloween decorations that everybody loves. Halloween can't be complete without a Jointed Scratch Cat. This design has been around for awhile and copied many times. Your parents and grandparents may have remembered this when they were kids. This Jointed Scratch Cat is a reproduction from the original done by The Beistle Company back in 1928. The legs and tail are attached with brass fasteners and are movable. Position and reposition this classic cat anyway you want. Each Vintage Jointed Scratch Cat measures 14 inches by 20 1/2 inches. Material is made out of cardstock and printed on both sides.