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cat problem

birmingham, United Kingdom Gb

How can i deter cats from the garden,i love to encourage the birds,but the neighbours have just had two cats,who roam all over the garden,are there any proven methods to keep them at bay?




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Get a dog! Or ask the neighbours to put a bell on their cat so it will warn the birdies. One suggestion: ring the local vet, they have good ideas for these things. I also hate to have other peoples cats in my garden, but I have two dogs. So when the neighbour cat came in for the first time, it got chased out as quickly as it came in and never tried again! It could come at night, but the birds are asleep then and my dogs too (inside).

31 Aug, 2008

 

I love cats but you can get a proper cat deterant for your garden from B&Q they cost about £20 but i believe they are good, i cant have one because i have a cat, but if i did'nt thats what i would have, it does'nt harm them but they dont like them.

31 Aug, 2008

 

Get a good water pistol and give them a good squirt every time you see them.

31 Aug, 2008

 

I have also heard the B&Q things are good we hav a cat and a dog and it doesn't stop strangers coming into ours they leave in hurry though. If they are using your flower beds as a litter box you could try some orange peel they don't like it and it wont hurt anything use fresh it is at its most effective then. Water Pistol works they don't tend to come back for seconds. We had to use water at our last house as a big tom kept having ago at our cat so we needed to take action to save our poor puss, we felt really mean though.

31 Aug, 2008

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Sid
 

If you are on good terms with your neighbours, you could ask them to supply their cats with litter trays indoors. I have an (outdoor) cat - she uses a tray and therefore I know she does not foul other peoples gardens (or mine!) And ask them to put bells on teh cats, as Clarice suggests. Other than that, a good soaking from a well-aimed hose pipe can do wonders!

31 Aug, 2008

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