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I like to feed the birds but of course this attracts the cats, who roam through my garden fouling my plants at the same time. I have tried Scardy Cat but to no avail, the cats did'nt seem to mind it. There are so many so-called repellents on the market, I wonder if any member has used one that is 100% success. I would be grateful for any help with this.
Magaret from Billericay
I've used broken egg shells before where the cats enter the garden, they don't like to walk on it. Also a spray bottle of water - when you see them give them a good squirt in the face and they'll soon get the message.
My cat on the other hand won't be deterred by anything!
Broken egg shells sounds a good idea, I will try that. As for the water spray - we have a big water pistol outside the back door, so that if we're quick enough we can give the cats a good squirt. I've heard about lion dung, have any members tried it, if so did it work?
Margaret from Billericay
Tried a Jack Russel?
Ha-ha, I like your thinking, and think that it's probably the only way!!
Sadly though, a dog wouldn't fit into our life now, so its back to the drawing board - any more ideas any-one???
A Scarecrow Motion Activated Water Jet / Sprinkler should solve the problem
Or, another one here.
The cheaper models don’t have the range that these two do. There are a couple on Amazon but have negative write ups.
Hope this serious suggestion offers a solution.
Just read you profile I would also suggest trying to make a large clear area around the bird feeding area that the mogs can't lurk and hide. I have both cats and dogs but the cats get the water treatment if they start to hassle the dickies.
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