There are several things that can be done to repel cats from various environments like ponds or gardens. suggests that planting plastic forks or Popsicle sticks about 7 inches apart in a garden bed can re... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats

Motion-activated sprinklers are an effective way to keep stray cats out of your yard, according to the ASPCA. When cats get too close to the sprinkler, they're hit with a blast of water that scares them off. Place the sp... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

To repel cats from your yard, use lidded trash cans, install motion-activated sprinklers, cover flower beds with gravel, scatter citrus peels throughout your yard, and cover crawlspaces with chicken wire. The supplies yo... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Furry Pests

Domestic cats hunt and kill birds all the time, as do feral housecats living in urban and rural environments, and while domestic cats do not always eat their kills, feral housecats nearly always do. Cats are considered e... More »

The first domesticated cats appeared in human civilization thousands of years ago with the ancient Egyptians, who, according to reliable evidence, were the first people to keep cats around as a way of controlling rodents... More »

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. More »

While there is no concrete neurological reason for why cats react the way they do to catnip, researchers find that catnip mimics pheromones that stimulate receptors in the brain, according to the Humane Society. The oil ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats