There are several things that can be done to repel cats from various environments like ponds or gardens. IMustGarden.com suggests that planting plastic forks or Popsicle sticks about 7 inches apart in a garden bed can repel cats and keep the animals from digging in the garden.Know More
If you are trying to keep a cat away from a body of water, IMustGarden recommends covering the surface of the water with netting. For gardens, spraying the garden with a solution, like I Must Garden Dog and Cat Repellent, can keep cats away from the garden as well. The spray contains botanical oils, and cats don't care for the scent of the oils.
Planting flowers like rue can also repel cats. Rue is a woody perennial plant that grows to be about 3 inches high and wide. The plants can grow in poor soil and will prevent cats from ruining the other plants in the garden. Leaves of the rue can also be sprinkled around the garden bed to keep cats away.Learn more about Cats
Often cats will bite when being pet as a way of expressing that they no longer wish to be pet. Some cats only like to be pet in small amounts at a time before they decide they've had enough and will let the person petting them know by biting them softly or scratching. Other cats will become severely agitated with repetitive scratching and bite hard enough to cause injuries.Full Answer >
Cats have tails as a way of communicating their feelings and desires, and also the supracaudal glands found on the surface of the tails are responsible for releasing a unique and distinct scent that is used for marking territory. When annoyed, cats normally make a quick tail swishing motion.Full Answer >
Both male and female cats spray urine as a way of marking their territories. Spraying is most common in cats who are not neutered and in households with many cats.Full Answer >
Though the stereotype of feeding cats a saucer of milk may have influenced the way some humans feed the cats they encounter, adult cats actually cannot properly digest the lactose in dairy products such as milk and cream, making it a bad idea to let an adult cat drink milk. Not only will this lactose intolerance likely cause some discomfort for the cat, but it will also most likely result in diarrhea, vomiting or other symptoms of an upset stomach, which can be unpleasant to clean up. However, even though adult cats are lactose intolerant, this doesn't stop the furry felines from wanting to drink milk, so it is best for cat owners to make sure their pets don't have access to it.Full Answer >