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How can we catch coyotes (east Texas area) with a trap, but not attract the stray cats?

There are many cats and small animals roaming around and we only want to trap the coyotes.

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Don't set out a trap. Why do you want to catch coyotes anyway? If you have some sort of giant humane trap that won't hurt/kill the cats or coyotes, then it doesn't matter as much if you accidentally catch the cats (as long as you let them go), but I don't think there are any traps of that size that don't hurt the creatures, so don't try to catch them. You'll only end up hurting other animals unintentionally.

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I wan't to catch them and relocate them. Or kill them if we can't. But the coyotes have killed many animals and pets. We have got a secure fence now but not all animals are safe.
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Why not call a wildlife service? They will have the expertise and equipment to handle the coyotes for you.
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We have told them but they won't. They told us to put up a fence. (Which we have done) They also say that they are busy and have better things to do.
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The thing is, unless you can find an alternate organization, I wouldn't suggest trying to move them, because it would be dangerous for the animals and for you. Coyotes aren't exactly small, and they are wild animals. If you managed to trap them, they would be prepared to do anything to get free, and you would probably be hurt. How did they get around/over the fence?
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That's cruel. Of course there's no way to do that.

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shotgun...

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Yes, but we have to catch them first.
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just wear a gille suit sit on the porch and be very very quiet
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Like what slimyweasles said. Get a trap that won't hurt anything and check everyday. I come from Texas too and coyotes are a big problem where I live. It is good to kill some because they eat deer :(

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Put a smell that cats hate on the trap such as citrus and banana.

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But then the coyotes won't go in the trap.
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Cats and Coyotes are different species
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They smell differently.
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Yes but species can share common traits. They are both attracted to meat so why can't they be repulsed by the same things?
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Oh ok. Sorry, I replied late.
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It's okay. :)
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What the heak a shotgun your a crazy one get one of those guns that put then to sleep for 3hours and pick it up and take it home :)

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Traps are cruel unless they are lethal or live. Use a live trap and re locate them or shoot them.

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