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By Babe

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This is the bit the neighbourhood cats love to use as a toilet!

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Do the cats visit from neighbouring gardens?
Have you tried shaking some pepperdust around that area?

7 Nov, 2008


I've tried:-

- pepper dust, chilli powder and cayenne pepper
- cat repellent powder
- plastic bottle filled with water
- lion poo!
- slug pellets with animal repellent

This week's trial is lots of litle sticks poking out of the ground with empty drinks cans on them, or 'butterflies' of tin foil. This has worked for one night, but then so did some of the others!

7 Nov, 2008


Buy a dog ? :o)

7 Nov, 2008


Got a hamster...

Cat(s) do it at night most of the time too!

I'm going to try the buried balloon idea once I'm off my crutches!

7 Nov, 2008


Wow! sounds like you have about tried it all....

7 Nov, 2008


I've tried wind chimes too... that didn't work either!

Next door has the same problem, we keep swapping ideas but apart from putting down lion poo every day, nothing works... and lion poo would cost £7.50 a week and I can't afford that!

7 Nov, 2008


Get a friend's dog to 'puddle' here and there.
Some cats don't like to 'puddle' or 'pooh' near the area where dogs have 'puddled' :o)

7 Nov, 2008


Here is another method which has worked on my raised beds which local cats used as the local loo. Also worked on a friends herbaceous border to keep deer away. Wet old tea bags in Tee Tree oil and spread the Tea bags liberally over your border, replace them every 4 weeks in wet weather and 6 to 8 weeks in dry. I kept this up for 3 months cats have not been back, thought we do have a cat of own now. It's well worth trying and is mentioned in other gardening mags and garden columns. By the way welcome to GOY .

7 Nov, 2008

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