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Get rid of unwanted cats in your garden
If you are troubled with unwanted cats in your garden or yard. It is said that it you cut a few lengths of black garden hose and place them around the garden the cats will stay away.
The following was sent in by William Cline
Well I am not to sure but give it a go.
To keep cats out of your flower bed, try spreading a box of cayenne pepper.
Legal way to get rid
Bunny on 2011-01-30
I am a cat lover too. Last year Feb I found kittens that were a week old and brought them home. I have two males and a female. The female had an eye defect and lost one of her eyes, but other than that they've been really well, until now.
When I found the kittens we had just moved into a new home. This home was once a dumpy old place and stray cats including the neighbour's cats roamed there. So they claim it as their territory.
My cats, all grown up now have been hurt a few times by these cats, but never anything major. My cats are however, very timid and do not know how to fight back!
So two weeks ago, one of my cats was injured severly and an abscess had formed on his back...we've spent thousands of rands at the vet...he is now at the stage where he has lost complete control over his bladder and bowel function. His tail is going to be amputated because it is dislocated from his body and he has had to have 3 surgery's to control the huge abscess. He is on the strongest antibiotic on the market, which has the side effect of stunted growth. The vet has given us till the end of this month for his condition to improve, otherwise he will have to be put down.
Last week my female cat was attacked. She had a bite wound on her belly which the vet said was as deep as into her ribcage, and it also turned into an abscess. The vet says she will be fine, because it was detected early.
Now I ask...how do I keep the stray cats and the neighbour's cats out of my yard? My cats love the garden and they DO NOT go into anyone else's yards. I keep them in the house at night, but still my kitties are getting hurt! And they're not even a year old yet. PLEASE HELP!