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by CoffeeDrinker
Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: Animals
Topic: home made dog deterrant
Replies: 5
Views: 2314

Thanks
Treeman wrote:You could mess about DIYing it or just buy one off the shelf
http://www.maplin.co.uk/searchtemplate. ... 0DETERRENT
but id don't think they work. http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?Mod ... &U=strat15
by CoffeeDrinker
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:36 pm
Forum: Animals
Topic: home made dog deterrant
Replies: 5
Views: 2314

Mattylad wrote:look for the mosquito.

A PIR, an MP3 player and an amp & speaker can do this.

Also keeps away yobs & kids.
http://www.themosquitodevice.com/faq.html#Dogs-Children
no good for dogs
by CoffeeDrinker
Thu Sep 23, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: Animals
Topic: home made dog deterrant
Replies: 5
Views: 2314

home made dog deterrant

In a pound shop there is a frog that makes froggy noises when someone passes. I wondered if it would be possible to download a high pitched sound that dogs do not like and replace the froggy sound with that. Then put in garden. Sort of home made deterrant. Does anyone known what sound and where to d...
by CoffeeDrinker
Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: Animals
Topic: cats and boundary fences
Replies: 93
Views: 26483

can a cat walk along a picket fence? i am thinking of getting one - a fence,not a cat, - and would like suggestions to stop them jumping it. aluminium foil?
by CoffeeDrinker
Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Animals
Topic: What mucked my garden?
Replies: 20
Views: 6288

Re: What mucked my garden?

It would take wire mesh - the best bet is probably an offcut from a chainlink fence or mesh (not chicken wire) - sweeping the ground attached to the gate to keep them in/out. what would keep it on the ground though. There is a gap where gate ends to ground, so what will hold wire to ground? Put a p...
by CoffeeDrinker
Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:21 pm
Forum: Animals
Topic: cats and boundary fences
Replies: 93
Views: 26483

thin and crispy wrote:
eddie110 wrote:Some of these threads do go off on abit of a tangent dont they
Yes, they sometimes get hijacked by cowardly, inadequate and small-minded people.
your name for people who do not like filthy cats messing their lawns. if you own a cat be responsible if don't want responsibility get rid of cat
by CoffeeDrinker
Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:50 pm
Forum: Animals
Topic: What mucked my garden?
Replies: 20
Views: 6288

the scarecrow has to be connected to a hose all the time? would you need an outdoor tap? isn'there a version where the water is contained in the scarecrow
by CoffeeDrinker
Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:31 pm
Forum: Animals
Topic: What mucked my garden?
Replies: 20
Views: 6288

Is there anything they do not like? I saw a cheap frog in a pound shop which croaks when someone passes by. Would some thing like that put them off? Or did I read they are afraid of a toy plastic cat? I found a toy dinosaur in the garden and left it out on roadway while mowing lawn. A passing dog we...
by CoffeeDrinker
Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:14 am
Forum: Animals
Topic: What mucked my garden?
Replies: 20
Views: 6288

kipper wrote:Could well be cat poop. Was your lawn badly in need of a trim? The only times I've had cat poop on a lawn was when it was when I've lapsed and the grass was not kept quite as short as it should have been!!
yes it was really in need of trim,very high
by CoffeeDrinker
Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:27 am
Forum: Animals
Topic: How do u keep cats out of the garden???
Replies: 169
Views: 78974

ok well there are some sick cruel people on this thread!! and you should be ashamed of yourselfs! lucky horse shoe.... i guess you have no horses as you would know barbed wire is not illegal for any man or beast!! and dangerous to horses! as for firearms law.... there is no cat hunting season, so y...
by CoffeeDrinker
Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:41 pm
Forum: Animals
Topic: What mucked my garden?
Replies: 20
Views: 6288

What mucked my garden?

Hi i was mowing the lawn and stood in some what i though was dog ****. But the only way a dog can get in is under a gate which is just half a foot from the ground ? Dogs around here are mostly big like retriever.Would they get in there? Have seen several cats though, would it be cat muck, how to kno...
by CoffeeDrinker
Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:30 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Trampoline higher than fence
Replies: 29
Views: 11107

you have my sympathy - horrid things :x last summer was hell, neighbours kids looking at us from their trampoline which was up tight against the fence and 6ft from our patio ! on the plus side the kids have now tired of it and its been dismantled :D well the kids do not deliberstely look in here an...
by CoffeeDrinker
Wed Jun 30, 2010 10:42 am
Forum: Animals
Topic: Neighbours dog pooing in our garden!
Replies: 49
Views: 29489

Mattylad wrote:No, I am sure that birds love it, if the dog comes in and steals the food left for the birds then that's the neighbours fault ;)
I think it is unsafe for birds too. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theobromin ... an_animals
Did anyone use get off my garden
by CoffeeDrinker
Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:45 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Trampoline higher than fence
Replies: 29
Views: 11107

Re: Trampoline higher than fence

Have you thought about screening it off? yes, if you mean plant some trees. But they would have be tall as the fence is 6 feet and the trampoline is up above that The fence is 6ft, and the trampoline is several foot higher!? Do you mean the sprung surface of the trampoline is 8ft off the ground - t...
by CoffeeDrinker
Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:29 am
Forum: Animals
Topic: Neighbours dog pooing in our garden!
Replies: 49
Views: 29489

is it illegal to put chocolate in the garden?

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_is_chocol ... ogs_to_eat