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A cat walking on a brick wall in a backyard.

How to Prevent Neighborhood Cats From Peeing and Spraying on Doors?Even cat lovers are not happy when the neighborhood cats pee or spray on their entry doors. This is a page about how to prevent neighborhood cats from peeing and spraying on doors.


A siamese cat sleeping in a planter.

Keeping Cats Out of PlantersThis is a page about keeping cats out of planters. Outdoor cats often find your planters to be a convenient toilet or napping spot.


Cat laying on the hood of a car.

Homemade Cat RepellentsThere are many areas of the home and garden that you may want to keep cats out of. This page features homemade cat repellents and strategies for keeping cats out of your yard.


Orange tabby kitten in grass and flowers

Repelling Neighborhood CatsThis is a page about repelling neighborhood cats. Neighborhood cats can quickly become a nuisance, when they decide that your yard and gardens are their personal toilet.


cat outside

Discouraging Cats from Spraying the Outside of a...It is annoying and frustrating, not to mention smelly, when cats in the neighborhood spray the outside of your home. This is a page about discouraging cats from spraying the outside of a house.


cat on a fence

Keeping Cats Off My Fence?Cats love to roam around their neighborhood and this often means climbing on fences. This is a page about keeping cats off my fence.


Neighborhood Cat On Porch

Keeping Neighborhood Cats Off PorchThis is a page about keeping neighborhood cats off porch. Even cat lovers are not necessarily pleased when the neighborhood cats take up residence on their porch.


Grey tabby cat laying in outdoor flower bed.

Keeping Cats Out of Flower BedsThis is a page about keeping cats out of flower beds. Outside cats can quickly wreak havoc on your flower beds.


Mobile Home Trailer

Cats Under a Mobile HomeThis page is about cats under a mobile home. Keeping animals from going under a mobile home requires good skirting.



Stray cats sitting on a concrete wall.

Keeping Stray Cats Out of Your YardKeeping stray cats out of your yard can be challenging. There are a number of things you can try, but success may vary. This is a page about keeping stray cats out of your yard.


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Using Coyote Urine to Keep Cats Out of the Yard?Some readers have recommended coyote urine to keep cats out of my yard. Won't coyote urine attract coyotes to my yard? I don't want them to eat the cats, just want the cats to stop pooping in my yard.


A black and white cat sitting on a car's hood.

Keeping Cats Off of Cars?Neighborhood cats or even your own may enjoy sleeping or just lazing on your car. This is often true in cold weather when the hood is warm. Trying to keep them off can be a challenge. This is a page about keeping cats off of cars.


A gray cat among flowers.

Keeping Cats Out of FlowerbedsThis is a page about keeping cats out of flowerbeds. Keeping your cat or the neighbor's kitty our of your flowerbeds can be a challenge, but there are a number of solutions you can try.


Neighbor Cat on a fence

Problems with Neighbors' CatsThis is a page about problems with neighbors' cats. You neighbor's outdoor cats can be quite a problem.


A cat outside scratching the door.

Keeping Cats from Scratching Doors?This is a page about keeping cats from scratching doors. Do the neighborhood cats keep scratching and clawing at your door causing unsightly damage and driving you crazy? There are healthy and happy solutions to the madness.


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Protecting Chickens from Cats?I have chickens and put up chicken wire, but cats still come around. How can I keep them away?


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Keeping Neighbor's Cats Off Heat/AC Unit?When the weather cools, seldom a night passes without the bang or thud of the neighbor's stray cats (she feeds them, so they keep coming around) jumping onto my heater/gas pack unit which is outside my bedroom window.


Cats in the Attic

Cats in the Attic?This is a page about cats in the attic. Cute, furry cats are no fun if they if they are feral cats living in your attic.


Dealing With Stray Cats

Dealing With Stray CatsThis is a page about dealing with stray cats. Some neighborhoods have many stray cats wreaking minor havoc in trash, gardens, etc. There are ways to resolve this issue and perhaps help the cats as well.


A cat sitting in a garden bed.

Keeping Cats Out of the GardenThis is a page about keeping cats out of the garden. Have your or the neighbor's cats decided to use your garden as their personal litterbox? What are some effective methods of keeping our furry friends out safely?


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Keeping Neighbors Pets From Defecating in Yard?How do I stop neighbours dogs and cats defecating in our garden please?


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Keeping Cats Out of Garden Mulch?How do I clean around the house when cats have pooped in my mulch? Can I put something around the mulch to keep cats out?


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Dog Friendly Cat Repellents?Does anyone know of any dog friendly cat repellents?


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Natural Repellent for Cats?I am looking for a natural repellent for cats.



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Keeping Neighbor's Cats Out of House and Garden?How can I stop next door neighbor's cats from coming in the house and garden? As it's almost summer here allegedly and I want to be able to leave the door open.


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Noise Device to Repel Cat?My neighbor's cat runs loose in my backyard . She poops, is ruining my garden, and kills the birds. I have spoken to the owners several times. I don't see the cat for a few days then she's back. I have even phoned them to come get their cat.


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Cat in Crawl Space?A young cat has gotten under our house crawl space. I have lured it out with food, but was unable to block the hold before it quickly went back under the house. Any suggestions for luring it out long enough to block the hole?



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Other Cats Spraying Outside My Door?I have a female spayed cat who is kept indoors, but I'm constantly faced with the smell of other cat pee outside my front door. What can I do?


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Discouraging Cats from Defecating in Garden?How can I discourage the local cats from defecating in my veggie garden? Obviously I need to do it without harming them so that means pepper is out and I have a visiting hedgehog so I think that rules out the ultrasound gadgets. Someone has moved in the street with three cats and I'm one of the few here who hasn't paved it over so they all head here. I love cats, but I do want to grow things too.


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Cats Under Manufactured Home?I just bought a manufactured home in Florida. Now I have stray cats under my house. I have a small dog, it drives her nuts! You can hear the bricks move; it sounds like someone is breaking in. I closed some spaces where it had holes under my home. It worked for awhile, but they are back again two nights in a row. What can I do? Can they make their way into my house? This is my concern.


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Discouraging Cats from Pooping in the Garden?I have two lovely cats who love to use my garden as a bathroom. It makes it smelly the entry way into my home for visitors and I grow my veggies there too. I thought that maybe if I plant some catnip and cat grass to encourage their enjoyment in the garden it would keep them from eliminating it my garden.


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Homemade Cat Repellent?I need to keep cats away from my bird's nest.


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Cats Pooping in Flower Bed?I am having a big issue, with stray neighbor cats in my area, pooping in my garden bed. The thing is, that it is just that one garden bed out of 4 that the cats keep going in. The bed is not very big and it is outside our front door. I have tried using coffee grounds, because I have heard that will help.


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