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I'm fed up with the neighbours cat using my beloved garden as its toilet and killing the birds that try to visit the bird table. Its putting me off going out there. Can anyone recommend a  deterrent? image


  • See this thread - about the most effective and humane deterrent as far as I'm aware image

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • GemmaJFGemmaJF Posts: 2,286

    Oooh another cat thread image I can't resist the temptation to post even if Pauline is going to tell me off again image image

    One thing I found with the scarecrow is it is best to use metal fittings on the hoses rather than the plastic hozelock type ones. Because they need hose pressure constantly to work, the plastic fittings can 'pop off', this invariably happens at night or when you are out, so you then find the garden flooded. Since I changed to metal fittings no problems with them at all, Draper seem like the best fit and have been totally reliable.

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,768

    There have been various threads about cats, here is one, don't know if something mentioned in it might help.

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    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • Thankyouimage

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