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How to stop cat chewing cables

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Polyethyl Wed 17-May-17 21:01:05

My cat likes to chew my phone charge cable. I have had to replace the cable 4 times this year. Is there anything I can smear on the cable to stop her from wanting to chew it?

Fluffycloudland77 Wed 17-May-17 21:12:36

No they love phone cables. Lock her out of the room.

Frenchfemme Wed 17-May-17 21:19:36

Tabasco sauce stopped my Burmese.

Fluffycloudland77 Wed 17-May-17 21:22:03

That's not a great thing to do.

Weedsnseeds1 Wed 17-May-17 22:40:53

I found USB cables that are braided steel on the outside. Or thread through an offCut of garden hose.

VioletBow Wed 17-May-17 22:46:44

My cat used to do this when he was a kitten, his favourite was the router cable. At a check up at the vets they suggested buying some drinking straws for him to play with, and if we saw him going towards a cable distract him with them. He hasn't chewed a cable since and he is 5 now.
Can't have a drink with a straw in or he will steal it but I'd take that over destroying wires and cables smile

Wolfiefan Wed 17-May-17 22:46:53

Hide cable.
Haha at training or dissuading a cat from doing anything! grin

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