Simply mix chopped orange peel with your coffee grounds & Scatter them around areas of the garden you don’t want them to use as a toilet.
Coffee pods, beans and coffee grounds
Coffee beans, coffee grounds and brewed coffee contain caffeine, a very dangerous and toxic chemical for cats and dogs. Ingestion can be fatal.
The strong smell of coffee can be enough to keep cats away from your yard. Simply take your fresh, damp coffee grounds and spread them around your borders and plants where you want to deter cat’s attention.
Coffee. Yes – Cats hate coffee. It may be a calming smell to us (probably because many associate the smell with relaxation).
Wood shavings and sawdust are other popular alternatives that work very well in place of your standard kitty litter. They are not only cheap but also environmentally friendly. When it comes to absorbing urine, both wood shavings and sawdust do a great job.
These signs usually appear within 1-2 hours of ingestion. Toxic Consumption: In dogs, 140 mg/kg (63 mg/lb) may be toxic. For cats, this ranges from 80-150 mg/kg (36-68 mg/lb).
Due to differences in caffeine levels, the amount of a product that needs to be ingested before toxicity is expected will vary. For example, a 15 pound sheltie would need to consume about three teaspoons of instant coffee grounds for mild signs to develop and 10 teaspoons for the potential for severe signs.
Cats need to stay hydrated by drinking water, and water only. Other beverages manufactured for human consumption such as coffee, tea and soft drinks are not intended for them. The feline organism cannot digest these substances like the human organism.
Coffee is an eco-friendly way to repel unwanted insects and animals in the garden. The smell of the coffee drives away snails, slugs and ants. You can also successfully use coffee grounds to repel mammals such as cats, rabbits and deer.
Citrus fruits and coffee grounds
Just as you dislike the smell of cat pee and poop, cats may dislike the smell of your everyday citrus fruits and coffee grounds . Therefore, it is in your best interest to take advantage of their hatred of that smell.
Caffeine is very bad for cats and dogs. Don’t let your cats drink coffee, soda, tea, etc. A tiny dose won’t kill them, but you could cause organ damage every time. The HCCUA health website states that Caffeine causes heart and nervous system damage in cats.
In general, cats are sensitive when it comes to smells, but there are a few smells they hate that may surprise you. They don’t tolerate citrus fruits and as much as they like the smell of fresh herbs, cats hate rosemary and thyme. Banana and mustard are just as taboo as lavender and eucalyptus.