Keeping a neighbors new cat out of my house

by sylvia

dear cat lover,

I have a cat, he's perfect.... The problem I'm facing is with my neighbors new kitten. She has found my cat door and is coming in and eating my cats food! I have already removed the temptation by removing any food Teddy doen't eat, she is still coming in. I have started to speak loundly at her, chase her away and she is still coming in. This morning I began tossing some water at her, she ran off, but I need more help.

I leave the cat door open for Teddy, he goes out at will to do his business in my yard, which is fine with me. I don't want to lock him in or out of the house due to this pesky kitten.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Answer by Kate
in this sort of situation it is usually advisable to get a cat flap which is only activated by a maganet on your cats collar.

Other than that you could spray some lemon juice in water around the door or hanging shiny dangly things around the door. The problem with this is that it might also upset your own cat. Other than that i think the automatic cat door may be your only answer.

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