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Old 02-04-2008, 10:58 AM   #16
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My wife told me of a friend of hers who had the same problem - they took a piece of cardboard and shot staples through it so the points were sticking up through the opposite side. They then taped a couple of these sheets on the top of the car, along the areas where the cat was frequenting, and sat back. later that evening, they heard several screams from the cat, who stepped on one set of staples, jumped up and landed on another set of staples! Next morning, they removed the cardboard... Problem solved! Every time they saw the cat after this incident, it would head for the hills, and not be anywhere near where the car was parked. I don't care much for cats, especially when owners feel it is their "right" to let them loose at night. (the solution concerning the pitbulls, shooting them, etc. sounds Reeaaal good to me!

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Old 02-04-2008, 08:05 PM   #17
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^^I hope PETA doesn't read that!
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Old 02-04-2008, 08:38 PM   #18
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buy wolf urine, or better yet, catch a wolf and put a catheter on it so you can regularly farm it for urine. place the urine all over the car and driveway once a week.
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Old 02-04-2008, 11:20 PM   #19
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This is downright ridiculous. If they're that worried about how the car looks, why isn't it parked inside the garage? Do they get upset when birds ************ on the car? How about when sap and leaves from the neighbors' tree lands on the car? Are they even sure that it's a cat and not a raccoon or other wild animal? Where does it end?

Don't get me wrong, pets shouldn't be roaming all over the place. But there are worse things than cat tracks on your car... like moles digging up your yard because there are no roaming cats to keep them in check... or dog ************ and piss in your yard... or dogs chasing you or your kids when you're on your bike... just dogs in general.
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Old 02-05-2008, 12:10 PM   #20
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I was studying to be a veterinarian before my career took a turn. PETA are a bunch of hypocrites.

Pee around your car - that's right, mark your territory. Make sure before you go to start the car to bang on the hood so you don't have fanbelt kitty. Spray the cat with water hose. Definitely inform the neighbor, and this will also support a claim of any damage the cat has done. I asked one neighbor I had once who denied owning the cats that were pooping in my yard, and I said "good - I'm gonna shoot the bastids!" Didn't see those cats again. Dogs might not cure the problem without death or injury to the cat.
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Old 02-06-2008, 05:28 PM   #21
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forgot to mention - if the weekly wolf urine doesn't scare them away, then it might help to smear bird and cow excrement on the hood and trunks of the care every few days.
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Old 02-10-2008, 06:41 PM   #22
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Sell the car, that should solve your cat-in-the-car problems.
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Old 02-10-2008, 07:34 PM   #23
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ROFLMFAO!! You came to a construction forum and asked what to do about a pesky cat??? Love the responses! Made my day for sure LOL
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I say shoot the first MF who causes any harm to a cat. Especially if they are a dog lover of the variety that you see daily on tv that attack children and others.
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Try tobacco.The kind you would use to roll your own smokes.Scatter it on and around the car.This is good also to keep them out of your garden.spread it completely around the perimiter.
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I say shoot the first MF who causes any harm to a cat. Especially if they are a dog lover of the variety that you see daily on tv that attack children and others.
Mmmm, thankyou. Even though the dogs are bred with natural aggressive behavior, it's the fault of the owners. It's the fault of the cat owners that the cats are running loose and making babies too. Bad parenting skills...I will say no more about the RAP culture...

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Paint cat tracks on the car, that way at least it looks like its part of the paint job. Who knows, you may start up a new fad!
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Try moth balls. Cats hate the smell - and shooting the cat is not the answer - in fact that is really a silly answer. In some areas cats are considered property and if the owner does not sue you, the Animal society could surly be brought in - its not worth the fight and the loss of income. I know - I have charged people with animal cruelty - and have been glad to do so and I never lost a case. Also at the animal stores they have a spray that is supposed to keep dogs and cats away.

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Old 02-24-2008, 09:50 AM   #29
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I love animals but dogs can be just annoying as cats in many instances, especially when left alone outside to bark and howl for hours on end or when their masters are rude, thoughtless, selfish and at languishing at the bottom rung of the ladder of common sense. What some may believe is cute behavior or a totally natural act, e.g. regular relief on a neighbor's lawn or petunia patch, may actually be offensive to another. I guess it's all about each person believing that his or hers truly doesn't stink. C'est la vie.
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One of my neighbors at my old residence use to set out cat traps. He actually got them from the animal control office in town. I don't know what they are normally for but they don't do anything but lock the animal inside a cage. In my old and new neighbor hood any unleashed pet is illegal to have. And if someones cat is on your property they will be fined. So he would catch them in these cages by putting tuna in them then take them to the animal control building. I have no idea if the people came and got them or they ended up destroyed or what. But the fact is they stopped coming around. Cats should not be outside period, unless you live out on a farm. Find out if its legal to let your animals roam unleashed, and if it isn't as I would expect trap and turn each cat in until the owner stops letting them outside.

That way you don't do anything illegal.

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