Non-toxic cat repellants

Black cat in the garden

If we have a garden and we want to prevent cats from going, or if we already live with some furry animals and we would like to protect them from plants or some object, we can use any repellent product that we will find in pet stores, but the truth is that It is always going to be better to first try something that we already have at home.

There are several things that we use and consume almost daily that felines dislike greatly. So if you're looking for non-toxic cat repellants check out this list then head to the kitchen .

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The smell of any citrus, orange, lemon, mandarin, etc. it is an effective repellent for cats. We can use both the shells, placing them on the surface of the earth (both in pots and in the garden), like juice squeezing some fruits and pouring the liquid into a sprayer for later application on those areas where we do not want them to pass.


Aluminum paper

Once it is a little wrinkled, it is no longer pleasant to the cat as it has an uneven and 'crunchy' surface. If we would like it not to get on a piece of furniture, for example, because we have just cleaned it and we want to make sure that it is dry, we can put aluminum foil on the edges and in the corners.

Black pepper

Black pepper

For the cat to learn that it should not go somewhere, we can use black pepper. We put four tablespoons of ground black pepper in a cup with water, and we put it to boil. You have to try to make the mixture as homogeneous as possible. Once it boils, we let it cool down and pour the mixture into a bottle with a diffuser for use.

White vinegar

White vinegar

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The smell of white vinegar is too strong for the cat's nose. Thus, we can spray with this type of vinegar near plants or in those areas where we do not want it to go.

Do you know of other non-toxic repellants for cats?

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