to want to kill the neighbour's cats
dontsweatthelittlethings · 16/05/2011 21:35
I often leave the back door open on a sunny day or when DD is asleep in her pram in the garden, but every time I do I discover one or both of the neighbours cats have come in and are loitering in the house.
I also find them in the garage when I leave the door open while the tumble dryer is on.
The neighbour's DC laughed when DS told her about them coming in and asked if they had peed anywhere yet! Apparently they do at home so it's only a matter of time.
Our own cat is scared of the other cats and rarely ventures outside so is not impressed by having them in the house! And the garage stinks of cat wee.
AIBU to want to string the little darlings up by their whiskers?
I would love to hear any suggestions on keeping these cats away.
peggotty · 16/05/2011 21:53
Ironic username. Spray them with water every time you see them. Get one of those big water pistols. I have cats and wouldn't mind if someone did that to my cats if they were constantly going into their house. But please don't use horrible thread titles just to get attention - there are loads of people out there who really really hate cats and would actually like to kill them. And loads of cat haters on MN.
RevoltingPeasant · 16/05/2011 22:27
Could you leave the door open but put a baby gate over it? Would they jump over it?
The thing about water pistols is, it might only teach them to be scared of you not of coming into your house.
... And I didn't think your title was that bad!! Honestly, it's pretty obviously not serious
Goblinchild · 16/05/2011 22:31
Got my second cat when she wandered into my parents' house at 6m old, heavily pregnant and with a shattered femur because she'd wandered into a neighbour's house, probably looking for a nesting site and been kicked by an army boot.
Our current cat is lucky that the neighbours are friendly.
simpson · 16/05/2011 22:36
I kind of know how you feel op
I have 2 very petite cats and they are being bullied by a massive ginger tom atm in their own back garden
I have taken to going out and shouting at it and squirting water when it comes close enough, obviously I would never hurt it, but how dare it torment my likkle kitties [Precious first Cat emoticon]
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