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05-24-2013, 05:12 AM #1
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ridding a yard of stray cats?
we are having a bad issue of stray cats. with a dog its not something that is acceptable as we dont want the dog going after the cats and getting hurt or the cats geting hurt. is there anything we can do to get rid of them? something we can put in the yard or something? i am going to call the local aspca to see if they can trap and rehome them or something...KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
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05-24-2013, 05:28 AM #2
I don't know why people take in pets and can just disgard them like that and follow the same pattern 50 years later.
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05-24-2013, 02:11 PM #3
05-24-2013, 02:14 PM #4
One option you could do, as funny or weird as it sounds, is set something up like this
Find where they are coming into the yard (hole in fence, over fence etc). Put a little fishing line across it that is tied to some cans, bottles (anything that will make noise)
They hit the wire, knock over all cans and bottles, it might startle them enough that they stay away (worth a shot)
05-24-2013, 02:30 PM #5
That's so sad, you could call the aspca or trap them yourselves and take them in but if they are feral most likely they will be destroyed. Check online for motion detectors that emit sound or motion water sprayers that could deter the cats._______________________________________________
05-24-2013, 02:56 PM #6
Cats really hate moth balls. I used to put moth balls in our flower beds to keep the cat next door from coming our to our place to "fertilize" the flowerbeds. It worked really well. Cheap and effective.
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05-24-2013, 03:57 PM #7
Good suggestion...they do hate moth balls...
And the bonus is: No moths!
Stray cats aren't an easy issue to deal with. Cats reproduce at an alarming rate, and as noble as it is to want to rescue them all, in reality you can't do it. I tried to manage the feral cats in our barn. I still do a bit (like rehome kittens if I can catch them and tame them in time...and have homes lined up for them) - but mostly I've given up...
I have not brought any cats to our barn...they just show up...usually already pregnant.55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
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05-24-2013, 04:57 PM #8
05-24-2013, 06:05 PM #9
Deer be Gone and Rabbit Be gone. I use Habanero pepper powder at the couple of spots cats like to hang in my yard. I don't like the cats in the yard because they wipe out the song birds. I feel all cats should be kept indoors and not let out to "hunt" my poor little birds. I get the poor abandoned cats left across the street in the forest.
05-24-2013, 07:42 PM #10