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herts, United Kingdom Gb

bar shooting the blighters or setting fire to them...any ideas on how to discourage cats from pooing in my raised herb garden.

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Coleus canina, otherwise known as the 'Scaredycat plant'. Available on ebay and all good mail order plant distributors. It has a pong, undetectable to humans, that cats can't stand.

11 Jun, 2009


Push some very spiky twigs into the soil (Pyracantha is good, or holly) or invest in an electronic cat-scarer.

11 Jun, 2009


Do they work, the electronic scarers, I mean? Have you tried one volunteer?

11 Jun, 2009


I keep them off my raised bed and off gravel very effectively with black plastic mesh.

11 Jun, 2009


invest in a shotgun end of problem period

11 Jun, 2009


I found the ideal solution was good old-fashioned 'mothballs'...... you can still buy them at Wilkinsons. Or, a while ago B&Q were selling 'Zoo Poo' which was dried (and not smelly) big cat poo; little cats daren't argue with that!

11 Jun, 2009


No, I haven't actually tried one but have heard that they are quite good. A bit pricey though!

12 Jun, 2009

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