Category Archives: Scents That Cats Hate

Eeeuuu… Scents That Cats Hate

Come around me with a peeled orange, and I’ll take off as fast as I can. There are some scents that cats hate, and citrus is one of them!

Scents cats hate can be used as a training tool.

Scents cats hate can be used as a training tool.

Are there any scents that cats hate, Thomasina? I’m trying to keep the neighborhood cats away from my flowerbeds. 
— Curious Gardner

Hi Curious…

Wow. I’m sorry the cats are using your flowerbeds. I’m sure you think that’s not very nice! Yes, there are some scents cats hate, and although it makes me feel very guilty, I’ll make a list for you in a minute.

But before we talk about scents that cats hate, I’d like to tell you how we see the world.


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