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      03-07-2014, 09:46 AM   #1
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Keeping Cats Away from My BMW

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Occasionally cats get on top of my car and as a result they scratch the surface when they move. The scratches are minimal but they're bothering me.

A friend of mine mentioned a cat liquid that when dribbled on to a car cats get crazy because of the smell and doesn't even get close to your car. Besides, the smell could not be smelled by human beings. It's totally odourless to us. Is this real? If so where can I find it?

Or do you know of any other tactic that could possibly make cats stay away from my car.

Thanks.
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      03-07-2014, 10:10 AM   #2
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Just park it in your garage mate. Problem solved.
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Have you tried hanging fresh garlic from the windows yet?
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Just park it in your garage mate. Problem solved.
That would be kind of a problem mate, since my parking space provided is at the open but it's got a roof on top of it.

It keeps the bothering of weather conditions off of my BMW but cats still do bother me.
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That would be kind of a problem mate, since my parking space provided is at the open but it's got a roof on top of it.

It keeps the bothering of weather conditions off of my BMW but cats still do bother me.
Try spraying a spray bottle or leave cups of vinegar around it till it breaks their behavior problem. I just saw a YouTube video that cats hate the smell of vinegar and you can use this tactic on furniture. Not sure if it would harm paint, but maybe put some on the tires too?
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Get a large Doberman....problem solved.
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Try spraying a spray bottle or leave cups of vinegar around it till it breaks their behavior problem. I just saw a YouTube video that cats hate the smell of vinegar and you can use this tactic on furniture. Not sure if it would harm paint, but maybe put some on the tires too?
They also do not like the smell of citrus. I had a neighborhood cat spending the night on my front patio. I mixed lemon scented floor cleaner and water, and mopped the entire patio with it. No more cat.

You could also invest in a cat trap, and trap and release the cat far, far away from your house. I don't know what the laws are like in Turkey but where I am feral cats are a big no-no.
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I would NOT put vinegar on the paint
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They also do not like the smell of citrus. I had a neighborhood cat spending the night on my front patio. I mixed lemon scented floor cleaner and water, and mopped the entire patio with it. No more cat.

You could also invest in a cat trap, and trap and release the cat far, far away from your house. I don't know what the laws are like in Turkey but where I am feral cats are a big no-no.
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Here's what I do. I cut hot dogs into small bite sized chunks. Then I soak them in antifreeze and leave them near the car in the driveway.

Don't misunderstand me. I like cats. But I love my car.
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They don't like the scent of any cologne. Just spray on a piece of cloth, rub it on non paint items, like tires, glass, windows etc..
I usually use a cover for my M3.
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Hi.

Occasionally cats get on top of my car and as a result they scratch the surface when they move. The scratches are minimal but they're bothering me.

A friend of mine mentioned a cat liquid that when dribbled on to a car cats get crazy because of the smell and doesn't even get close to your car. Besides, the smell could not be smelled by human beings. It's totally odourless to us. Is this real? If so where can I find it?

Or do you know of any other tactic that could possibly make cats stay away from my car.

Thanks.
Try surface protection tape. It doesn't effect by dogs or cat's claws.
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