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Cat repellents compared

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If cats have become a nuisance in your garden, find out the best ways to encourage them to go somewhere else.

 

Cats are adored pets, but they can become a nuisance if they leave their mess in your garden, keep you awake with fighting or scare off the wildlife.

More than 6,000 Which? members completed a survey which revealed that 55% have problems with cats in their garden. Three quarters reported soiling as their main problem, and more than 4 in 10 reported cats scaring off, attacking or killing garden wildlife.

If you're a Which? member, you can log in now to find out which of the products and techniques in the table below have proved effective for our members when trying to encourage cats to go elsewhere. If you're not yet a member, you can get instant access with a £1 trial to Which?

Cat repellents test results - August 2015
Type No of members tried Member comments Member score
Subscriber only content 339 Subscriber only content 67%
Subscriber only content 213 Subscriber only content 58%
Subscriber only content 368 Subscriber only content 48%
Subscriber only content 389 Subscriber only content 44%
Subscriber only content 173 Subscriber only content 43%
Subscriber only content 103 Subscriber only content 43%
Subscriber only content 95 Subscriber only content 39%
Subscriber only content 1,085 Subscriber only content 32%
Subscriber only content 65 Subscriber only content 31%
Subscriber only content 240 Subscriber only content 26%
Subscriber only content 88 Subscriber only content 25%
Subscriber only content 73 Subscriber only content 25%
Subscriber only content 109 Subscriber only content 21%
Subscriber only content 78 Subscriber only content 21%
Subscriber only content 169 Subscriber only content 20%
Subscriber only content 53 Subscriber only content 19%
Subscriber only content 561 Subscriber only content 18%
Subscriber only content 406 Subscriber only content 17%
Subscriber only content 114 Subscriber only content 16%
Subscriber only content 261 Subscriber only content 15%
Subscriber only content 330 Subscriber only content 14%
Subscriber only content 112 Subscriber only content 13%
Subscriber only content 260 Subscriber only content 11%
Subscriber only content 783 Subscriber only content 11%
Subscriber only content 264 Subscriber only content 11%
Subscriber only content 928 Subscriber only content 9%
Subscriber only content 213 Subscriber only content 8%
Subscriber only content 1,279 Subscriber only content 8%
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