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02/04/2013 at 20:29
I have worked hard on my veg plot getting the soil right. How will I stop cats from digging up the seeds I plant out. It is soul destroying to see it.
02/04/2013 at 20:33

Hi Cler, have a look at this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WW2tZUG8cpQ

One of his tips is lightly burying teabags sprayed with muscle spray (as you probably know, it stinks)! I'm going to try this myself, and they're my own cats!

02/04/2013 at 20:37

Cats again !!!-the search facility produce 383 results

http://www.gardenersworld.com/search/forum/cats/

have a read

02/04/2013 at 20:41

Sonic noise gun thing, and a hosepipe. Cats sorted (temporarily).

02/04/2013 at 21:57

I once tried orange peel with some limited success but have had to purchase a powder called get off due to the cold weather.

02/04/2013 at 22:21

I put up with cats coz I love em

 

Lyn
03/04/2013 at 11:08
Chicken wire
04/04/2013 at 17:37

I USE A DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN  WORK EVERTIME CAT AND FOXS STAY OUT OF MY GARDEN OR ELSE

04/04/2013 at 17:45

I use mesh grid, bought as a kit to make a compost heap but it was far too holey and airy so I now use each sheet to cover a section of raised bed when I've newly hoed and sowed.   Works a treat and lets the plantlets come up with no worries and is easy to ligt off when they're big enough to cope.

Keeps the dogs off too and they have much bigger feet and grander digging ambitons in the case of the terrier.

 

 

04/04/2013 at 18:06
stupidoldgit wrote (see)

I USE A DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN  WORK EVERTIME CAT AND FOXS STAY OUT OF MY GARDEN OR ELSE

Yes of course you do

Lyn
04/04/2013 at 23:39
Unlicenced one of course, eh geoff?
05/04/2013 at 08:44

WHY DO PEOPLE EVER FEEL THE NEED TO PUT EVERYTHING IN CAPITALS?! ... oops.

Lyn
05/04/2013 at 09:33
Either because they want go be noticed, as in the poster on here, or they know no diferent.
05/04/2013 at 09:42

bloody cats.. they should be kept on a leash like dogs. its so fustrating and soul destroying when they use yr garden as toilet and dig up plants you have newly planted. sometimes i feel like chasing them and kicking them in the backside but i never close enough. i wish i could transform myself as a cat and leave a big dump infront of their owners door.lol

05/04/2013 at 10:32

I bought some cheap 4ft canes and some rolls of plastic 2in mesh Cut the mesh and threaded the canes tthrough it. Mesh is wide enough for seedling to grow through and yet small enough to deter cats. The advantage is with this that you can lift them as you work in a n area and then replace and as the plants mature less soil for cats 

And easy to store .

PS I have cats and do find it's a deterrant on my veg

05/04/2013 at 12:19

I have 2 cats coming into our garden, not only annoying because of our veg, but, have a 15 month old who loves nothing better than being out there. Going to try my used coffee grains, see if that works, if not, i might keep one of my daughters dirty nappies and empty it in their garden, see how they like cleaning someone elses mess up!!!!

Lyn
05/04/2013 at 18:12
Coffee grains are a slug repelent, dont think it works on cats.
23/04/2013 at 14:24
23/04/2013 at 14:33

I have 3 cats and i love them, they do their business in my garden. Which i then clear up.

Just looked at the web page for the petition, ha ha. How do they expect people to do this?

23/04/2013 at 14:37

I'm sure your cats are wonderful and that you are a responsible owner, but sadly many gardeners have found that other cat owners are not so careful!

Hmm... how to bring such a ruling into force? I suppose, just as the dog warden picks up stray dogs, he/she could catch any cats found wandering around. Might need a few more wardens though. And some nets on long sticks... and some clever traps!!

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