Cat Repellents

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 Keep it covered – even a tarpaulin weighted down will do for now Consider replacing the sandbox with one that…

is cinnamon safe for cats?

is cinnamon safe for cats ?

If you are thinking of using Cinnamon as a cat repellent you will want to be sure it is safe to do so. Many folk have Cinnamon around the home and use it for digestive problems, pain, even to treat colds. But will Cinnamon hurt cats? Is Cinnamon safe for cats? Although the ASPCA have…

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 Is…

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….. Dear Bob…

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…

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…