Smells Cats Hate

Plants and other natural smells cats hate

plants to deter cats from your garden

9 Plants To Deter Cats From Your Garden

Do you have a problem with cats coming into your garden and ruining all of the hard work you’ve put in? Using plants to deter cats from your yard can help keep unwanted neighbourhood cats out while keeping your beloved indoor cat happy and healthy at home. From Geranium to Lemon Balm, we’ll discuss some…

Coleus Canina

Coleus Canina – The Scaredy Cat Plant

Do you have a garden that is being overrun by neighbourhood cats? Or an indoor cat who needs extra attention and care? Coleus canina, also known as the scaredy cat plant, may be just what you need. This sun loving, drought tolerant and hardy plant has been used for centuries to deter cats from entering…

Do Coffee Grounds Keep Cats Away?

Do Coffee Grounds Keep Cats Away or are the Risks too Great?

If you’re looking for an inexpensive and biodegradable way to keep cats away from your yard, then you may be considering using coffee grounds. It is well known that coffee grounds have a powerful scent that cats are not fond of but do coffee grounds keep cats away or is this yet another old wives…

Will Vinegar Deter Cats

Does Vinegar Keep Cats Away?

We all know how troublesome cats can be, especially when it comes to keeping stray cats away from our garden or patio furniture. But did you know that a cheap household item may be the key to deterring cats? Does Vinegar keep cats away? Vinegar is believed to be an effective and inexpensive way to…

ground cayenne pepper

Does Cayenne Pepper Keep Cats Away?

Cats can be troublesome around our homes and yards. Are there any natural solutions to keep them away without harming them? Some people swear by cayenne pepper as a natural repellent for cats. But does this really work? Does Cayenne Pepper keep cats away? The use of cayenne pepper as a means of dissuading cat…

do cats like peppermint

Do Cats Like Peppermint?

Before deciding whether to try a plant as a cat repellent we first need to find out if the cat likes or dislikes the aroma. Here’s my findings so far on the peppermint plant. Do cats like peppermint? Many cats do not like the smell of peppermint as it contains Salicylate which is poisonous to…

do cats like lavender

Do Cats Like Lavender?

There seems to be mixed messages online regarding lavender plants and cats. As lavender is one of my favourite shrubs I though I would do some testing and digging…. Do cats like lavender? While a minority of cats do seem to enjoy the aroma of lavender, the majority of cats do not. The ASPCA list…

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…

is rosemary toxic to cats

Is Rosemary Toxic To Cats

While many gardeners use the aroma of herb plants to help deter cats from their garden you want to be sure you aren’t going to make the cat or any other animal ill from your plants. Is Rosemary toxic to cats? While most cats do not like the aroma of Rosemary it isn’t toxic to…