Anti-cat device

Abigail abigail at
Thu Jan 3 17:11:01 GMT 2008

On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 03:03:43PM -0800, John Costello wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Nov 2007, Robin Berjon wrote:
> > Hi,
> > So I was wondering if some of you folks here had any tricks to fend  
> > off feline hackers? Any help is welcome.
> Other than locking the keyboard, you might try dabbing a bit of citrus on 
> the palm rest or elsewhere on the system.  Cats hate the smell of citrus, 
> which I observed when my gf (now wife) tried a citrus-based flea liquid 
> two cats ago.  This assumes that you don't smelling like citrus until the 
> cat is broken of the habit.

A friend of mine used to have a kitten. She also decided to train the 
kitten, using water as a punishment. Cats hate water, don't they?

The result was a cat loving water.

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