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Next Doors Cat keeps coming through my cat flap and attacking my Kittens.

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CatsCantTwerk · 25/05/2014 17:00

Well I say Kittens, they are 12 months (today) Grin

One of my poor boys is a nervous wreck after yet another vicious attack from next doors cat, There is fur all over my back room and every time this happens by poor boys will literally poo themselves with fear Sad

Does anyone have any advice on how I can stop this happening? I have not spoken to the other cats owner as tbh I don't think there is much she can do but I'm wondering if there is anything I have not thought of what I can be doing.

It is quite distressing for the cats and my dc who have to witness it happening.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Thanks :)

OP posts:
Lollipop11 · 25/05/2014 17:05

Could you get one of those catflaps that only let your cats in?i think sure flap does them x

cozietoesie · 25/05/2014 18:06

Yep - a microchip cat flap. Sureflap is the one used by most posters here.

\link{ it is on Amazon but you would want to check around to get the best price. They're not cheap but worth it for the peace of mind.

cozietoesie · 25/05/2014 18:08

Oh - and a water pistol for when you see him in the garden!

RubbishMantra · 25/05/2014 20:25

They're on special offer at the moment here.

CatsCantTwerk · 27/05/2014 18:14

Thank You for the replies! I am looking into one of them now. I thought I might have to put a collar on my cats but if it is registered off their chips that is great!

Thanks again :)

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cozietoesie · 27/05/2014 18:22

Good luck. Let us know how it goes and if it thwarts BullyCat.

OTheHugeManatee · 05/06/2014 12:59

Microchip cat flap is the only way unless you have an Alpha Cat. Our cats are small and easily bullied and it was the only thing that worked. I still do a small Grin when I hear one of ours shoot through the catflap followed a second later by a noise as Ginger Bastard from next door runs smack into a locked catflap behind them Grin

Harry1603 · 05/06/2014 20:32

We bought a microchip cat flap after I found a strange cat under the dining table! Harry was eating in the kitchen and the intruder chased him out so we had to do something. We went for the Sure Flap pet door rather than the car flap as it's slightly bigger. It was expensive but it was worth it for the peace of mind.

cozietoesie · 05/06/2014 20:48

Is Harry a large(ish) chap?


Harry1603 · 06/06/2014 15:55

Not exceptionally - the vet told me he needs to lose about 200g so he's not too bad! He has issues though, even the postman says so! When we moved here there was already a large cat flap and he got used to it so it would have caused too many problems to try and get him used to something smaller.

Next Doors Cat keeps coming through my cat flap and attacking my Kittens.
Fluffycloudland77 · 06/06/2014 16:47

He looks like a cat in control of his life.

Harry1603 · 06/06/2014 16:53

Looks can be deceiving! He was bullied in his foster home (the other cat used to steal his food and toys) and he's been chased in his own garden by other local cats - you can see why we need a microchip cat flap, at least it means he's safe!

Fluffycloudland77 · 06/06/2014 18:14

Oh the poor little thing.

TalkinPeace · 08/06/2014 00:01

microchip catflap - wonderful invention

Bootsie · 01/07/2023 13:23

My previous large neutered boy cat Leo had no trouble with next door’s cat but he passed away 2 years ago and my cat Bootsie is much smaller and a neutered female. There has been a cat flap here since before I got her last year and she used to use it if I was out but there is now a microchip cat flap but she is scared to use it and prefers me to open the window but meanwhile Brutus from next door keeps trying hard to come in the cat flap (fortunately unsuccessfully!). He hits his head on it multiple times per day and night though he does have a cat flap of his own. Any suggestions

WildFlowerBees · 01/07/2023 14:59

We have a microchip sureflap which is great, however before we moved a big ole Tom moved into the area and terrorised one of my cats there were times when he couldn't get in the cat flap quick enough waiting for the chip recognition and so we'd have to be ready to do a Usain Bolt to the door. We had 5 vet bills in 3 months because of that cat. Thankfully we moved and he's now safe, enjoying retirement and has found his meow again.

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