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Cats are a problem.

I lost my dog ( Molly ) last year and decided to try encourage hedgehogs into my garden. I visited all my neighbours to ask them to create a hedgehog highway. I have always had lots of visiting birds but now I keep getting cats coming through the holes which I created for the hedgehogs, which are scaring the birds off. 
What can I do to keep cats away ? I am not ready for another dog. Can I have some advise please.. 😁

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 33,288
    Another £1 for me. Hurrah.
    Devon.
  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234
    Hostafan1 said:
    Another £1 for me. Hurrah.

    Oh no it isn't. You claimed your pound last time OP posted!  :)
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,129
    Make a tunnel leading from the hedgehog holes ... cats don't like going into tunnels but hedgehogs don't mind

    something a bit like this, big enough for hedgehogs but not too big.  Even better if you can make one which has a right-angled bend in it.  That'll keep the cats from using the 'hedgehog gateways'. 
    :smile:
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  • Papi JoPapi Jo Brittany, France Posts: 3,701
    Another 1 € for me. :)
    You are invited to a virtual visit of my garden (in English or in French).
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