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Re: Cats, so...


A friend just told me yesterday that she put mothballs in a chopped off
plastic bottle & that seems to keep cats out of the general area. She had
them scattered on the soil for several days then picked them up to mulch and
tha cats haven't been back. Might be worth a try?
----- Original Message -----
From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 7:24 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Cats, so...


> Thanks, Barb. But I am afraid the mothballs might harm the palm more
> than the cat. Incidentally, I've been listening to KXPR most of the
> afternoon.
>
> On Apr 27, 2005, at 1:46 PM, Barbara Tandy wrote:
>
> > Mothballs--
> > --Barb Tandy, Grass Valley, CA
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> > To: "Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 10:43 AM
> > Subject: [CHAT] Cats, so...
> >
> >
> >> what do I use to keep a cat from sharpening its claws on the trunk of
> >> my bottle palm? Must be the neighbor's cat, which is here a lot; Beans
> >> has a preference for one of Ms Fatma's Oriental rugs. Anyway, it's
> >> doing a fair job of shredding the boot of one of the fronds--so it's
> >> happened more than once [unless it's a Florida panther--and wouldn't
> >> that be neat!].
> >>
> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >> Hardiness Zone 10
> >> Heat Zone 10
> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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