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Topic # 113407 16-Jan-2013 10:25
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HI there,

I recently bought a house and in my section there are so many cats which not belong to anyone.I wanna know How do I do to get rid of it from my section?thank

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  Reply # 745525 16-Jan-2013 10:27
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You're asking *the internet* for ways to *get rid of* cats? Cats *control* the internet, man!




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  Reply # 745531 16-Jan-2013 10:31
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Option one: Get your own more aggressive cat
Option two: Spray them with the hose, they hate it, and it does not hurt them at all.

I trained my cats not to claw the furniture etc. with a squirt bottle when they were young, it works well.

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  Reply # 745534 16-Jan-2013 10:34
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Find your local cat rescue, and talk to them.  They'll help capture them, get them spayed and find them homes.  There are plenty all over.

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  Reply # 745536 16-Jan-2013 10:36
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hi I had that problem and discussed it in cat repellent thread.  I had tried for months with different products both commercial and home made repellents no success.  Then from Easytek I bought the scarecrow sprinkler. Been bliss ever since.  Still see the cats they will walk along top of fence but they steer clear of the property now.  It was only thing that worked. Cost $180 so expensive but was worth it in the long run.




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  Reply # 745538 16-Jan-2013 10:38
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You may also find this video instructional, or at least therapeutic.




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  Reply # 745539 16-Jan-2013 10:39
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Called the council but they said they are not dealing with cat...full stop:(

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  Reply # 745540 16-Jan-2013 10:41
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Get a dog.

We have two dogs (dachshunds). They great at keeping the cats out of our yard.


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  Reply # 745542 16-Jan-2013 10:45
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Buy a supersoaker and stake out your yard!

Endless fun will be had!




 


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  Reply # 745545 16-Jan-2013 10:46
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iapple: Called the council but they said they are not dealing with cat...full stop:(


I have had a simular experience.

We had a neighbour, who has cats. Our dogs keep them away. However this neighbour had the cheek to report us to animal control and the council because our dogs would bark during the day while we were not home.

It turned out that our dogs were just barking at her dam cat which liked to sit up in a tree in our yard, or on our roof.

Told our neighbour to keep her cat out of our yard and the barking will stop ... luckily our one dog got hold of her cat, injured it. Cat has not been back since and our dogs no longer bark during the day ...

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  Reply # 745547 16-Jan-2013 10:47
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Just deal with them in the same way you would deal with expected cats, but try not to act surprised.

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  Reply # 745548 16-Jan-2013 10:48
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Install an irrigation system that covers your section. Run it at random for short intervals. (e.g. 100 times a day for 10 seconds).

Cats hate water!







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  Reply # 745549 16-Jan-2013 10:52
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As nobody owns these cats why not just call the SPCA?

Thats what they there for?

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  Reply # 745551 16-Jan-2013 10:52
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iapple: Called the council but they said they are not dealing with cat...full stop:(


Like I said, find a local cat rescue, they will help to get them spayed and find them homes.  It's no good just scaring them off, then they will just find somewhere else to loiter and breed.

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  Reply # 745552 16-Jan-2013 10:53
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kiwitrc: Just deal with them in the same way you would deal with expected cats, but try not to act surprised.


Ladies and gents, we have a thread winner!




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