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cats /toilet

scotland, United Kingdom Gb

ive had a problem with cats doing the toilet under my living room widow,ive tried buying stuff from the pet shop,that didnt work,ive put down pepper,garlic,vinegar you name it ive tried it (not all at the same time).however i think ive come up with the answer ive put big rockery rocks in the space mentioned with no spaces to far so good



I put netting around all the plants before putting rocks down so they would have no space to dig, they did their business right on top of the plants.
for the last week ive had a container of jayes fluid under the soil and they haven,t been back since.

15 Jul, 2009


Another tried and tested, but rather ugly, solution is to lay plastic bottles filled with water around until they decide to go elsewhere. For some reason they don't like it!

16 Jul, 2009


I think they see their weird reflection in the bottles. Get a strong water pistol and give them a good blast, nothing is worse in a garden than cat poo. You could try the sonar cat scarer , it worked for us, but my grandaughter found it affected her ears.

16 Jul, 2009


the plastic bottles with water doesn't work.

16 Jul, 2009


I've had great results with the right kind of plastic mesh.

16 Jul, 2009


If you have a large expanse of soil which isn't densly planted then you could try some membrane with gravel over the top, or you could lay chicken wire on top of the soil and cut hole for your plants then cover that with wood chip, not bark chip. This is some thing they can't dig through! Otherwise plant more plants in the bed so the foliage is more dense and that will deter

16 Jul, 2009


I agree, cats love bare soil especially if newly dug. Fill it up with lots of plants - the pricklier the better!

16 Jul, 2009


do you want to know how to stop your cats doing there bisness on the plants well thats easy you can get cat and dog pelets which will keep them away

16 Jul, 2009


if you plant some Calla Lillys in the garden, cats do not like the smell of them,

18 Jul, 2009


I often find small stones thrown just behind them (NEVER at them) seems to do the trick. I have yards of bare soil in spring when my veg patch is newly planted.
NEVER EVER throw things AT animals

19 Jul, 2009

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