How do i keep neighbors cat off my car? - Dodge Challenger Forum: Challenger & SRT8 Forums
Off-Topic Discussion Anything not Challenger-related having legitimate subject matter goes here - must be work-safe. Post ALL social & 'just for fun' threads in the Chat Lounge ONLY). **NOTE: ALL forum rules apply in Off Topic - NO POLITICS**

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 58 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 01:52 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Lord Warlock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posts: 1,596
Thanks: 5
Thanked 144 Times in 97 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
(Thread Starter)
How do i keep neighbors cat off my car?

I'm really getting pissed off, the neighbor has multiple cats that they let roam freely around the neighborhood, and for some damn reason they seem to enjoy jumping up on my cars and sleeping on the roof. I've caught them multiple times on both the car that sits out front (convertible top) and inside my garage on top of my challenger. I can't keep the garage door closed all the time, occasionally i must leave it open and invariably the cat figures out when the door is open it is an open invitation to walk up the hood, up the windshield, and lay down on the sunroof, leaving sandy paw prints all over the cars.

Short of locking it in the garage, cornering it, boxing it up and tossing it in the river to feed the alligators that live there, are there any tricks to keeping cats off of your cars? mothballs...sprays that i can put in a rag and keep on top to discourage this behavior? I never see the cats on the neighbors cars, just on mine. And i've taken it just about as far as ai can without getting nasty with the neighbor. Every time i see pawprints i want to whip out the bb gun and go cat hunting. I don't let my dogs run free and climb on their cars, i shouldn't have to put up with their cats coming into my garage and napping on MY challenger. (they don't like sleeping on the nissan, just the challenger or the Miata outside)

Open to suggestions that don't lead to dead animals.

I can always wait for them to get kicked out of their house...as its going into foreclosure, but that could take another year...and i'm not willing to put up with it that long.
I may catch it and call animal control, but this would surely lead to bad blood between the deadbeats next door and us who have lived here 20 years.

Last edited by Lord Warlock; 04-19-2012 at 01:54 AM.
Lord Warlock is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 58 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 02:00 AM
Lifetime Premium Member
 
DRAG CITY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: S CAL
Posts: 351
Thanks: 7
Thanked 36 Times in 30 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Cats have a good memory and once hit with a blast of water they should stay clear of that area for good........




HOT ROD ON
DRAG CITY is offline  
post #3 of 58 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 02:39 AM
Lifetime Premium Member
 
R/T Bee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Levelland TX
Posts: 2,387
Thanks: 79
Thanked 229 Times in 184 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
I have a wife that LOVES cats and I do agree with Drag City there! My beautiful Wife has given me permission to squirt the local Toms with a shot from the water hose and those little furr balls remain off the cars!


meow

R/T (used to be Cuda Cliff) Bee


1954 Plymouth Savoy
1959 Chevy Apache


"She may not be the youngest gal at the ball ... but she can still turn a head or two"



[/url]
R/T Bee is offline  
post #4 of 58 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 05:16 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Alabama Gulf Coast
Posts: 1,380
Thanks: 7
Thanked 151 Times in 114 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
My cat was getting on my car so I waited in my house and when I noticed her on the car I used the remote start function to start it up and it spooked her so much that she thinks it's haunted and won't go near it now!!!

2012 R/T Classic Redline 3-coat pearl
Automatic, Super Track Pak, Getrag Anti-spin, Moonroof, Sound group II
DiabloSport Trinity
Resonator delete
255/45/20 Nitto Motivo's "MADE IN USA"
Cuda is offline  
post #5 of 58 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 05:35 AM
Lifetime Premium Member
 
RRHemi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Annapolis, MD
Posts: 795
Thanks: 14
Thanked 61 Times in 41 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
1911 should do the trick!

2015 Scat Pack in Jazz Blue ordered on 2/27/15, received 4/1/15


RRHemi is offline  
post #6 of 58 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 06:20 AM
Senior Member
 
sean65's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Walpole, MA
Posts: 781
Thanks: 18
Thanked 63 Times in 46 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Get a squirt gun and have fun with it.


Sean
2010 :: Detonator Yellow R/T Classic (28M) Auto :: "More Engine Than Sense!"
MOPAR CAI :: MOPAR cat-back exhaust :: MOPAR hood struts
RPI Stealth Guards :: Yellow #1 pool ball shifter knob
18" Charger split-spoke winter wheels and tires
sean65 is offline  
post #7 of 58 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 06:29 AM
Lifetime Premium Member
 
mattyj724's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Sumter, SC
Posts: 1,549
Thanks: 19
Thanked 95 Times in 70 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I was going to say Sray the **** out of it.. Not a little squirt. Soak that damn furball. They should stay away.




2012 Classic 6Spd, Blue Streak Pearl, 430N, Sound Group II, STP

Best quotes
Quote:
If the ethanol is the light end of the fuel, maybe we could have a metal pot sitting over an open fire, and pour gas in the pot and let the fire heat it up until the ethanol cooks off
mattyj724 is offline  
post #8 of 58 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 07:24 AM
Senior Member
 
JustForFun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: WI
Posts: 1,168
Thanks: 29
Thanked 70 Times in 41 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
JustForFun is offline  
post #9 of 58 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 07:47 AM
Senior Member
 
Madcoder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 1,382
Thanks: 810
Thanked 198 Times in 131 Posts
Garage
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by RRHemi View Post
1911 should do the trick!
lol. Just watch the paint
Madcoder is offline  
post #10 of 58 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 07:51 AM
Moderator
 
OmahaRumble's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Omaha, NE
Posts: 4,592
Thanks: 453
Thanked 788 Times in 482 Posts
Garage
Feedback Score: 11 reviews
I am having the same problem with robins. These damn birds, perch on my side view mirror, and proceed to continually run into the door and window, pecking at the paint and glass, and then taking a few massive dumps on my car! I will be at my families house for dinner, and literally run out and chase them away. Sure enough, a minute later there they are again!!!

2010 Challenger R/T Classic STP, sunroof, tint, 430 rbz, 3.92 gears, 6 speed.
MODS:
Zoomers catback exhaust
AFE Stage II cold air intake
Barton short throw shifter
Fastman ported throttle body
Diablo CMR tune by Johan
Mopar strut tower brace
Spohn sway bar end links
SX rear control arms & tension bars
UPR door locks & Radius LED lights
Jet 180* t-stat
SRT8 6.1 chin spoiler
BT catch can & nose badge
WebElectric sequential taillights

OmahaRumble is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Dodge Challenger Forum: Challenger & SRT8 Forums > Off-Topic Area > Off-Topic Discussion

Quick Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My Plum Crazy SRT8 at Bob's now! Pics inside! Syko General Challenger Discussion 152 02-11-2013 09:25 AM
West Coast Challengers Car Club 2012 raVenX California 126 01-07-2013 07:58 PM
Philly Area Car Cruise Nights Schedule 2012 6SPD4ME North-East 19 10-09-2012 10:14 PM
I love my car... BBRT General Challenger Discussion 8 09-17-2012 06:24 PM
Philly/South Jersey 2012 All-Mopar Car Shows 6SPD4ME North-East 10 07-22-2012 12:39 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome