Cats KEEP OUT. Environmentally Friendly Method and Cheap

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Having trouble with cats.
Quick and easy way to keep cats away from your plants.
Balls of Camphor (Moth Balls) strategically placed where cats visit.
They hate the smell.
They will never come back to your garden or plant plot.
After my court yard was becoming a 1/2 way home for all the cats in the neighbourhood.
Digging up my potted plants and deficating in the soil and everywhere else.
I needed inexpensive and environmentally friendly method of keeping out of my court yard.
In the corner is 4 moth balls mixed with a little coarse sand to hold them in place.
These are my courtyard plants.
First attempt to keep cats out of pots was to place ornamental pebbles around the top of the soil. This worked but didn't keep the cats out of the court yard.
Once the cat problem was solved my courtyard plants thrived.
Ornamental Pebbles first attempt to keep cats out. Pebbles in the Pots.
That worked but didn't stop the cats coming into the court yard, maintaining their presence.
Once moth balls where places around in small jars and separately in pots, "No More Cats" especially no more "CAT pee or poo" yuk!!!! I hated cleaning up the smelly mess., especially the diarrhea remains.
Very unhealthy especially for children that play in the area.
The plants above were grown from semi-hardwood cuttings around 7 months old.
No more Cats, plants could grow happily.
These are plants grown from seeds (zucchinis) and cuttings (small tubular flower rich in nectar)
No More CATS, I have 6 beautiful small birds green. red and yellow (male) and green (female) honey eaters visit my court yard 3 or 4 times a day.
My next round of plants grown from soft wood and semi hardwood cuttings.

Suggested materials:

  • Camphor Balls (Moth Balls) available everywhere supermarkets and hardware stores   (available everywhere supermarkets and hardware stores)

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  • Mrs P Mrs P on Jun 29, 2016
    I had a major problem with snakes in my yard years ago I used moth balls in snake holes and in rock walls, it stunk outside 2 months, got rid of the snakes. Husband said no more moth balls, I switched to full strength bleach in a pesticide bottle I bought from homedepot, not only does it keep the snakes away it kills poison ivy., bonus ! I've used the bleach now going on 12 years. And you really don't smell it, the snakes do and I'm sure cats would to. Your right about what's in cat feces, a pregnant woman can not maintain a kitty box while pregnant, it can be fatal to an unborn child. Good luck !
  • Cindy Frederick Cindy Frederick on Feb 28, 2020

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!! I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR A SOLUTION FOR A LONG TIME!! I don't hate cats but I want my flowers!

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