Cat Repellents

How to keep cats away using various home made cat repellents plus other tips and tricks

keep cats off window sills

How To Keep Cats Off Window Sills

Do you have cats that keep jumping onto window sills? It can be a nuisance, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right techniques and tools, you can learn how to keep cats off window sills so they no longer become an issue for you or your home. From deterring cats from even thinking…

how to keep cats off your outdoor furniture

Discover How to keep Cats Off Outdoor Furniture

Cats can be wonderful companions but they can also be a nuisance, especially for gardeners or for folk who have a patio they like to chill out on. There’s nothing worse than making your coffee and heading out to your patio to catch the morning sun and discovering your favorite chair is covered in cat…

how to keep cats off your car

How To Keep Cats Off Your Car

Free roaming cats have a habit of sitting on car hoods which can result in paw prints and even scratches on your paint work. Discovering how to keep cats off your car can be tricky as its not a one size fits all solution so below I’ve listed the best methods I’ve found for you…

how to keep cats out of a sandbox

How To Keep Cats Out Of Sandboxes

Jean from Kings Lynn wrote asking for advice on how to keep cats from pooping in her kids sandbox. She tells me the culprits are neighbours cats. How to keep cats out of your sandbox It is essential you stop cats from pooping in your Child’s sandbox as you are exposing them to the risk…

Cat looking for a spot to poop in garden

Cat Poop – The Real Risks From Cats Pooping In Your Garden

Dear Bob – I was cleaning up the neighbours cat poop from my lawn this morning and it occurred to me that there must be other cats pooping in my flowerbeds and burying it. Could this hidden cat faeces actually pose a health risk to me as I’m a keen gardener?    Joanne – Wool, Dorset…

How To Stop Cats Pooping In Your Garden

I get quite a few emails asking how to stop cats pooping in your garden when the cat owner doesn’t give a poop about you or your flower beds. One I received a few days ago in particular had an air of desperation to it that is familiar to many a gardener. Here’s the email….. Unfortunately Tracey,…

keep cats off your lawn

Keep Cats Off Your Lawn

As you probably know, cats like to bury their poop which is why they are attracted to our freshly raked borders and forked raised beds. Although not common, it has been known for some male cats to forsake the burying part and instead take a liking to doing its business on your nice lawn. You…

chicken wire to prevent cats digging

Cats Hate Chicken Wire

One of the best and most useful cat deterrent tips I ever found online was that cats do not like the feel of chicken wire on the pads of their paws so they won’t climb it and avoid walking on it if at all possible. Not only that but they can’t dig in any areas…

How to keep cats out of your yard

How To Keep Cats Out Of Your Yard: Tips, Tricks & Natural Solutions

Fed up with the local cat population crapping in your flower beds? Do you want to discover how to keep cats out of your yard? You’re not alone and whilst it can be a difficult task, often it is possible. By identifying access points and using deterrents such as water sprayers, noise repellents or physical…

Cat Spray Repellents – The Pros and Cons of Cat Sprayers

While most commercial cat deterrents are designed to scare cats away the cat spray repellent work by making an area less attractive to cats by giving off a smell or taste they don’t like. Some of them contain the urine of foxes or other cat predators so I suppose you could argue they fall under…

Cat Repellent Recipes You Can Make Yourself

Using one of these home made cat repellent recipes means you will know exactly what ingredients are in it so you can be sure it is environmentally friendly and safe. It’s also a lot cheaper than buying a commercial cat deterrent and they tend to be friendlier to the human nose! Why are there so many…

water bottle cat deterrent

Water Bottle and Cat Myth

If you have spent more than half an hour looking for ways to keep cats out of your garden you will have come across the old water bottle and cat myth, probably more than once. I have seen posts on gardeners forums where people swear leaving half filled bottles of water around the garden scares…