Posted: 17/02/2016 at 10:51
Jimmy, he probably used DDT too, just as my mother and grandmother did in their gardens - that doesn't mean we should.
As for cats, Steve the Gardening Vet wrote ...
It seems, like anti-freeze, to be both palatable and toxic to cats.
And while aviary birds may not be adversely affected, the important micro-organisms in our soil are damaged by it's use.
However, as it's not illegal to use it my post contains the information bulkerb asked for, as well as my views on its use.
In this household it's used to disinfect drains - and that's all.