How to protect indoor plants from cats: effective methods

By Jurassic JennApr 19, 2024 14:39 PMAnimals
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How to protect indoor plants from cats. Source: www.gardeningknowhow.com

SSPDaily has advised that understanding the reasons behind undesirable cat behavior, like using plant pots as a litter box, can be challenging. Despite the efforts of owners, cats may persist in their actions. Punishing them is not recommended; instead, try these tips to safeguard your beloved plant collection.

Aromatherapy

Apply citrus essential oil to the pot or place a bottle nearby to deter cats.

Physical barriers

For determined pets, create a dense barrier with toothpicks or similar sharp objects to prevent access to the pots.

Remove temptation

If a cat has taken an interest in a particular plant, relocate it as far away as possible to prevent future issues.

Hygiene is important

Review the setup of the litter box. Experiment with various litter types or change the container's location. Sometimes, a cat's dislike of the current setup may lead it to seek an alternative spot.

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