My cat is being bullied in his own garden

Dr Pete Wedderburn / 22 January 2019

A big, mean neighbourhood cat is causing trouble with a reader's pet cat.


My cat is being terrorised in our own garden by a new arrival to the neighbourhood, an enormous black cat. He has become hesitant to go outside. How can I deter this hefty brute from coming into my garden?


An automatic motion-detector water sprayer (such as the Scarecrow Cat Scarer) might help, but your own cat would also be sprayed. More effectively, try a cat containment system (e.g., a special type of fencing which keeps cats inside their own back gardens, as well as keeping bullies out.

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