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How do you keep cats out of your attic?
Install an ultrasonic animal repellent or a motion-activated water sprinkler like CatStop™ or ScareCrow™. Physically block or seal locations that cats are entering with chicken wire or lattice. Double-check that no cats or kittens will be trapped inside. Provide outdoor shelter.
What will keep stray cats away?
Scatter fresh grounded orange and lemon peels or spray the area with citrus-scented fragrances. Coffee grounds, pipe tobacco, oil of lavender, lemongrass, citronella, and eucalyptus also deter cats. Cats will only go the restroom where they can dig.
How do I keep stray cats off my roof?
Cats dislike the smell of citrus. Place oranges, lemons, or grapefruit (whole or peels), and scatter them on the roof. If you can get up there you can also spray the area with any lemon or citrus scented air spray directly onto the roof itself. Please do not use moth balls.
What home remedy keeps stray cats away?
Cats have very keen senses of smell and taste, and commercial repellents are available to discourage unwanted cats. Natural repellents to sprinkle on flowerbeds or gardens include moth balls, ammonia-soaked rags, ground mustard, cayenne pepper, citrus peels, coffee grounds, and citrus-based sprays.
How do you get rid of cats around your house?
Quick Tips: Put out fragrances that keep cats away. Scatter fresh orange or lemon peels. Wet coffee grounds—which you may be able to get for free from coffee houses and fast food chains—and metal pans filled with vinegar also deter cats.
How do I get rid of cats on my roof?
You need to prune trees or erect a barrier. You also can use the vinegar around your yard to discourage the cats. Try soaking some rags and putting them around the yard on stakes. You also can try spreading orange peels and coffee grounds around your plants.
What can I spray outside to keep cats away?
You can also spread oils like eucalyptus, lemongrass, and lavender around your garden. Citrus: Cats dislike the smell of citrus. You can scatter orange, lemon, or lime peels in your yard. Citrus-based sprays are also effective.
What can I spray to keep cats out of my yard?
You can also use a citrus spray where you don’t want stray cats to hang out. Cats don’t like the smell of citrus so mixing some orange oil concentrate in water and spraying it around the perimeter of flower or garden beds, porches, or crawl spaces will do the trick.