Even if you love cats, you may not love a cat defecating in your garden. To keep a cat away from certain outdoor areas, try a variety of methods that involve physical barriers, water, and scent.

Cats dislike citrus and certain plants, so use this aversion to certain smells to your advantage. Also consider using chicken wire that cats find difficult to get through. A scarecrow sprinkler can be another option, which sprays water when it detects motion in a certain area.

By taking a variety of measures, you can keep an outdoor area free from cats. Now the big question is how to keep your cat away from valuables inside your home?

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