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PostPosted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:48 pm    Post subject: Catnip Reply with quote

I have just ordered 2 types of catnip to plant in my garden, one is lemon scented, I was wondering if any cat loving person could tell me if cats like this lemon scented one, its for my cats as i want to keep them away from the rest of th
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Where is Bobbys girl when you want her???
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm here! It all depends on the cat. some can take it or leave it and some are positive junkies for catnip.

If your cats are the latter then I suggest you put some kind of protection around the plants or the little darlings will destroy it.

I have plastic netting around mine. It has an old hanging basket over the top to stop them getting in and rolling around. The plant grows through the netting and the cats graze on it as and when they want.

Have you ever seen a cat stoned on catnip? Believe me, it does happen.

To stop them rolling on anything else, you could soak short lengths of cane in neat Jeyes fluid and poke them into the soil around the plants. You won't smell it but the cats will.

The R2D2 is early in the year. The second picture shows the border and no sign of the catnips 'corset'. The third picture is a happy band of cats (before we lost Tommy) post catnip (the cat haters will be seething) Very Happy



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thankyou,,,the cats are lovely
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ehhhhh no. Dogs are lovely and have a use around the place. Cats are just.... well, you know.....
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just not very good at controlling pigeons (the dogs I mean Laughing )
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ouch.
The mutt is well able to control the postman, tinkers and nordies. Draws blood on them all.

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