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Holes are scraped in flower and vegetable beds and sometimes excrement is deposited on lawns or paths. Tomcats also scent-mark their territories by spraying urine on plants which can scorch foliage. Damage to the bark of trees and shrubs, caused by cats sharpening their claws, is another form of territorial marking. Cats also have a habit of sunbathing in inconvenient places, crushing plants in the process. Problems are most severe in high-density housing areas, where cats are numerous and gardens small.

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Problem cats

Question from mrs margaret a hatch

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

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  • Posted: Fri. 1st April 2011 11:39
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Stopping cats into my garden

Comment from James Wickham

I hear that you can buy a plant that smells like a dog and keeps the cats out of your garden but dont know what its called can you please help and tell me if its true and what its called please

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  • Posted: Fri. 26th September 2008 10:03
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