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stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 08:50
Dove. As stated I provide alternative sources for my cats. Thats taking a lot more responsibility then a lot of cat owners. Annoying yes to have other people's cats poo in your garden. But pple are not going to stop having cats as a pet so everyone should be applying the same humane methods in their gardens. If everyone did the same the cat would have no choice but to use its litter tray or find somewhere to go that's not affecting anyone. There will always be people out there who feel using poisons etc is appropriate same as dealing with snails. Another garden pest. I personally could not kill a snail but know plenty that would. Weve just got to learn to find humane solutions and get on with things. But I must say I am amazed at the lack of understanding on here. And some if the suggestions are just not feasible.

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 08:20
Thank you recent commenters. It seems some people just dont understand cats. I think if I had of simply asked for resolutions without saying I was a cat owner I mayhave just got solutions rather then comments that clearly are not doable or relevent. For those that have suggested possibly resolutions. Thank you and appreciated. I shall give them a go today. I know my dog for example runs a mile from me if ive been using olbas oil...so I might experiment waving different smells under their noses and see which one sends them running lol

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 18:59
Dove. If I do I most definitely will be happy to share.

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 18:54
Hi singing gardener. Thank you. Can I use bamboo instead. Im assuming its designed so they dont have access to a large clear area in which to go and then kick up the earth in?
And yes I think I have gathered that.as a gardener and cat lover I also have strong opinions and hopes that the two can go side by side with some harmony. Theres always a solution. Its just a matter of finding it.

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 18:20
If you want to go cat owner bashing with your stupid comments by all means. I never said I was not concerned about other people's gardens. If I found a solution that would deter without harm I would gladly pass it on. I do have a littertray for their use and take fulll responsibility for them. But if you know cats at all. You can not physically stop them going somewhere they not like dogs you know.
Let me reiterate for you. I completely understand the frustration felt by pple who have this issue especially when they dont own cats. But there are organic methods of control that can be used and im just trying to find it.im not getting much support in fact because everyone thats replied evidently are NOT cat owners. Judging by some of the suggestions definitely not.
So please only reply if you have some decent advice on gardening tips and natural deterents.

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 17:01
Wow. Im astounded. I am a responsible cat owner. I love all animals. Hence why my cats have bells on collars to protect wildlife. Both my cats are rescue so its not as if I had an input in earlier years and could "train "them to stay in. All animals are different. Dogs have their issues etc etc. With cats its mainly about where they go to toilet. Some of your answers come from those who are not speaking from any kind of direct experience. Dogs can be trained to leave cats alone
You cant teach a cat im the same way im afraid. To suggest I get a frigging fish is stupid. How bout we shut you humans in a house and lock the doors..hey youl have tv for stimulation hey. That should suffice! !It feels slightly like all your own frustration with the cat issue is being directed at me simply because im a cat owner. When you have no knowledge of my cats personally. My neighbours have no issue with them either. So whatever you are experiencing is not the same everywhere.
My original question was simply. Are their any methods you have tried successfully to deter them from your flowerbeds is all. Not to open up a cat debate. Fact is. They exist and they will roam around your garden.

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 10:58
Er no I think if you read back. There is not any ideas on protecting bedding but "advice"on what I should be doing with my cats.
Re cats. I think youl find some cats do prefer to be indoors. I have had one. But most want to be outside and so they should be they are outdoor animals and therefore cruel to keep them in. And cats do some good
If it wasnt for cats going outside we would be overrun with mice in some parts of london.

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 09:25
Cotty. That would be cruel to keep cats indoors. I assume you have never owned cats then.
Yes I appreciate it is a big problem. As I am also experiencing it myself. I know how frustrating it is. As a responsible cat owner. I go out of my way to ensure that I do all I can so that they are not being a nuisance. And come on forums like this for advice. Not to be lectured on responsible animal ownership.

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 09:06
Erm.ok. I understand its an issue for a lot of people. But should we make cats extinct because of it or find solutions? As far as I am aware. Having owned cats for many years is you cant make them go in a specific place. As stated in my original post. They DO have a litter tray. Which is more then most cat owners do when their cats go outside. !!

stopping my cats pooing and weeing on my flower beds

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 07:49
Hi there wondered if anyone can help. I have two cats both go toilet outdoors and one also uses a littertray which is outdoors. Issue is they and possibly other cats are using my flowerbeds as a littertray. Keep finding bulbs dug up too. V frustrating. I remove everything and have used orange peel. And used coffee grounds and the stay off powder which iscitrus based. But no success. Any ideas?
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