I fill litter boxes with water and put in places where I don't want my cats to 
use the floor for the toilet.It is said that cats don't like the feel of 
aluminum too.So, maybe a dollar shower curtain ,the aluminum material,and the 
smell of citrus,will keep them off your couch.Cathy


From: catatonya <catato...@yahoo.com>
To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org> 
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2012 1:16 AM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bedwetting Cat sofa advice?


I went with an outoor love seat and 2 chairs with removable cushions. I have a 
glider already. If someone comes over I'll get the cushions out of the spare 
bedroom and put them on the patio furniture. lol.
 
I think you could mix the cat attract. Maybe start out with it straight, and if 
it works, start mixing regular back in.... I had one cat years ago that cat 
attract worke for.
 
I also know people use the small kiddy wading pools for litter boxes....I've 
never tried that, but when it got bad in the past, I just put litter boxes in 
every room they used. I sat them on the sofas, on a chest at the bottom of my 
bed, etc... I'm down to 5 cats, but I still have to separate food and water 
dishes in all different rooms.... I always have more food bowls than there are 
cats. You might increase the number of litter boxes and spread them out. The 
cats do like to corner and pounce on unsuspecting victims eating or in the 
litterbox!
 
God bless you and all who rescue. Believe it or not, I've had more dog problems 
recently. I haven't even moved the patio furniture from the basement where it 
was delivered up to the living room. My old sofas are in various stages of 
being taken apart since I can't give them to Goodwill! I've been 'handicapping' 
the back deck stairs with lights and astro turf to prevent falls from a couple 
of elderly dogs....


Happy New Year!
tonya
From: Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com>
>To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org> 
>Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 3:56 PM
>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bedwetting Cat sofa advice?
>
>
>To prevent the bedding and sofa covers from being snatched off the furniture 
>by the cat you can purchase sticky-back Velcro.  Attach one side to the 
>underside of the plastic sheeting or whatever you are using and place the 
>matching strip on the sofa and press down to stick it to the sofa material.  
>It doesn't have to be perfect but it will prevent the plastic from drifting 
>away off the sofa.  You can also use things like metal clips purchased at an 
>office supply store to clip the plastic to the sofa. Use enough of them.  You 
>can also purchase screw pins that are used to pin sofa covers to old 
>furniture.  Doesn't do any damage.  The small hole it makes closes up when the 
>pin is removed.  
>
>Have you thought about buying a fitted sofa and love seat cover?  You can have 
>the back plasticized with a heat process.  You have to look this up in the 
>phone book though, under plasticizing or phone an upholstery company and see 
>if they can do that.  
>
>As a last resort, put your sofa and love seat and TV in a separate room  that 
>can be closed off and put plastic lawn furniture in you living room and turn 
>the living room over to the misbehaving cat.
>
>I'm going to buy some of that cat attract litter.  Can it be mixed with pine 
>litter or clay litter? I can't afford anything very expensive.  I usually get 
>donated litter here.  I have so many cats who think outside of the box that I 
>no longer use a pooper scooper.  I use a small yard shovel.  Sigh.  The 
>President of one of our rescue organizations is going to build an outside 
>shelter attached to a shed on her property for 15 cats who will never learn 
>litter box protocol.  They were rescued after their former owner passed away.  
>They are older cats with set habits and some health issues, not adoptable.  It 
>seems like the cat rescue movement is  filled with saints and angels, the best 
>of the human species.
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