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Keeping cats off cars

Post by RobBMW on Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:26 am

HI everyone, wondered if any of you can offer any advice;

My girlfriend bought an almost brand new car this weekend (sorry it's not a BMW though) this last weekend. Me being as OCD as I am planned to keep it as clean as possible. Now she lives out in the sticks on a farm so I knew mud would be an issue to deal with, but her farm is overun with basically wild cats! And they've been crawling all over her new paintwork leaving paw marks and little scratches already! Evil or Very Mad
Some might be easy to polish out but others are already looking more like stone chips!!

Just wondered if anyone has any advice as to how to keep the little buggers away from the car without buying an expensive cover, leaving it parked in another town or shooting them all (my suggestion which didn't go down well, lol)

thanks in advanc

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Post by Phil on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:36 am

You can get them alarm things that play an ultrasonic noise when cats go past. I'm not sure how effective they are though as I've never needed te use of one.

Failing that - a sentry gun Twisted Evil


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Post by Peet on Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:06 pm

No idea but its annoyin

Ours seem to like using tyres as a scratchin post aswell Sad

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Post by AYW1 on Sun Nov 13, 2011 3:47 am

connect a live and neutral to it and every night plug in a lead to a 240v socket:twisted:

you may need to pick up a couple of cats and remember to un plug in the morning but every cloud and that Razz

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Post by karlos328i on Sun Nov 13, 2011 3:48 am

Phil wrote:You can get them alarm things that play an ultrasonic noise when cats go past. I'm not sure how effective they are though as I've never needed te use of one.

Failing that - a sentry gun Twisted Evil

yeah its called a german shepherd Laughing

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Post by RobBMW on Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:09 am

karlos328i wrote:
Phil wrote:You can get them alarm things that play an ultrasonic noise when cats go past. I'm not sure how effective they are though as I've never needed te use of one.

Failing that - a sentry gun Twisted Evil

yeah its called a german shepherd Laughing

lol she has like 3 dogs on the farm and i swear they're softer than the cats! Rolling Eyes

REALLY liking the battery to car body idea! would it work with an extra 12V car battery? Like and electric fence?
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Post by Phil on Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:18 am

No you'd need to connect one to earth to do it, and cats jump rather than climb so it'd just be like a bird on a power line.


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