11 ways to deter unwanted cats from venturing into your garden

“Your yard may attract pets whose owners allow them to wander outdoors, strays who formerly had homes, and feral cats. If you discover the pet has tags, it is an opportunity to discuss the issue with the owner. Turn stray felines over to animal control or shelters.”

I don’t want to be a killjoy about people’s pets, but when I see a neighbour’s feline stray into my garden, I just want to get my claws out.

I’ve caught them rolling around in my glorious borders of purple nepeta, otherwise known as catmint (red rag to a bull, I hear you say, but when I planted it years ago, I had no idea it would be such a moggie magnet), using my trees and shrubs as scratching posts and using a variety of areas of the garden to do their business.

 

Read more: http://home.bt.com/lifestyle/house-home/gardening/11-ways-to-deter-unwanted-cats-from-venturing-into-your-garden-11363988093478

 

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