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pourmeanotherglass Tue 12-Aug-08 15:56:32

a neighbours cat keeps pooing on a bare patch of my lawn. Anyone know any good ways to deter them? - plants they dont like the smell of? chemicals that are safe to use with small children?

RedHead81 Tue 12-Aug-08 20:39:57

lemon rind - they don't like that much - there is a plant you can buy that gives off a lemon scent - don't know what its called though sorry.
water pistol - doesn't hurt the cat, but it does get them annoyed that when they come into your garden they get squirted - eventually they learn that your garden = mad woman with water pistol and they won't bother!
xx

chestnutty Wed 13-Aug-08 22:07:27

can buy electric devices ( no not electrocution ) that emit a noise that cats don't like but is fine for dogs and wildlife.
I am considering buyin one - about £20, as cats treat my lettuce patch as a litter tray.

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