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how can i humanely stop cats pooping on my lawn? Answered

i have a problem with cats excreting on my garden since my own cat passed away. any tips on how to humanely deter the pesky poopers? its a shady side garden and a security light has had no effect. thanks.

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klee27x

Best Answer 10 years ago

You can use an IR motion activated light to activate a sprinkler system or a loud noise? I've heard you can buy lion urine and cats are supposed to avoid it. I'm pretty sure that's a bunch of malarky, but I'd like to see someone actually try it and post their results... hint, hint.

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secretshedfreakklee27x

Answer 10 years ago

not to many lions in england but i'll have a look in he supermarket next time i get dragged there! the sprinkler thing is a good idea .

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mgrainger

8 years ago

I saw this somewhere . These people rolled out chicken wire over whole flowerbed and then cut wire every so often and bent it up. Cats or dogs don't like walking on spikes. Cut out holes for big plants or if you use seeds you won't need to cut holes. You would need to replant whole garden but if you want to keep cats or dogs out permanently this idea will work. ...¦>)

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secretshedfreakmgrainger

Answer 8 years ago

HAHA cruel but effective, but i now have a little daughter running around so might not go down to well with her mum!

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pebbaranski

8 years ago

Ask your local hair salon for human hair. Spread this over the area and cats will not enter. A friend of mine used this in her back yard and it safely kept the cats out!

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dora731

10 years ago

I don't know if this info is of any use to you but my neighbor had the same problem with he half lawn and half garden so she filled up the garden part with pine cones since cats don't seem to be able to walk on them an it looks very nice and decorative. my daughter like the look so much that she cleaned out out flower bed and also filled it with pine cones along with some new plants and statues and it turned out very beautiful, hope this helps in some way. good luck.

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lotussutra

10 years ago

Make a diluted batch of bitter orange extract and spray it where they are not supposed to go. Cats really dislike citrus scents. Also, there is a product out there called "Feliway" which keeps cats from marking or peeing on specific areas.

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hott

10 years ago

when you see them throw acid on them and kick them or if your soft try a censored sprinkler cats don't like water

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secretshedfreakhott

Answer 10 years ago

we could mix it up and have an acid sprinkler but it sounds cruel and high in maintenence costs.

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Cerberus

10 years ago

cats dont "go" when something touches their rears when they "squat". Let your grass grow a bit more or plant some taller "plants" where they crapulate...

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secretshedfreakCerberus

Answer 10 years ago

i would have thought that too but they seem to attack when its had a week or so of growth and avoid when its nice and short, i know the answer is to keep it short but i live in nottinghamshire england and we get LOTS of rain! i like crapulate, think from here on it will replace poop.

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lemonie

10 years ago

Super-soaker? L

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Emsaid

10 years ago

try an electric fence