My cat has kidney problems on a wet food diet … speaking to this person numerous times … This problem is ongoing, All being said I’d find it fine to give my cat cuddles (outside) possibly the occasional treat but feeding him massive amounts of food that makes his health bad or taking him into your house is a definite NO NO. Ready to get your cat to stop munching on your plants like they were the next best thing in the world of cat food? He no longer comes home. Your neighbors might have the best intentions, but if they are constantly feeding your cat it can become an issue for you and your cat. Then, she will stop coming to your home eventually. I yelled at them and waved my arms. I praise her on mice and she eats them whole on the spot. How do I know the cat is getting enough food? Several neighbors have tried to get her to stop but she has mental health issues. And I told them that. He’s still feeding them and right in front of me, no less. I found out that he’d slept on the bed of neighbour1 the previous night, stolen breakfast from neighbour2’s cat that morning and watched Countdown on the sofa … Unfortunately my neighbor stole my cat. A cat from a house close by (not sure which house) keeps eating the food I put out for my cat. Thank you for understanding. I’ve also seen my cat go into her house so have knocked on the door to get her back and my neighbour claims that “she’s just so fast and runs in” this has happened a few more times now. Post by Noshalot » Thu Sep 11, 2014 1:41 pm I am writing this on behalf of a friend. My cat seems to have a sensitive stomach and can get quite sick if fed rich food. I am so angry and upset. I wish we could have child services for cats so that we can take the cats from bad homes and put them into loving homes they deserve. Your neighbor was extremely rude to lash out on you like that when you had the best intentions in mind. Canned Food Canned cat food has a moisture content of at least 75 percent, making it a good dietary source of water. Jesus Christ people, get a clue!! I would see the cat at our door on occasion at 6 am or midnight with cold advisories in place. Sorry to hear you’re having problems with your neighbors Can you try and talk it out with them a bit more? Reaction score 90 Location W/ the best cats. I had feral cats around my house since I can remember, but those cats had no owner, always afraid of people and constantly meowing for food. There are 2 bowls of food left on the front stoop, no shelter seen. I’m sorry to hear you’re having a hard time with your neighbor’s mom. We’ve had various troubles with our upstairs neighbour who keeps inviting him upstairs, and sometimes locks him in by closing the door shut behind her. Your neighbors are obviously quite stubborn when they keep feeding your cat despite your request. Email This BlogThis! Although, when it comes to feeding, it’s best that only the owners feed her so she would know that is where her home is at the end of the day, and so she wouldn’t be overfed. Here are some of the legal ways neighbours can prevent cats from entering their property and staying within the law. My cat loves spending a few hours a day outside and goes bonkers if she’s inside for a few days. You can also use a big piece of furniture to create your feeding station. I suspected one of the neighbours was feeding him and last week my next door neighbour text me to say she was round the corner at another house, my cat was meowing at their patio doors, so chap stood up and let him in. They've taken a big liking to our cats, totally understandable because they're a beautiful pair, and were kittens when we got them (they're nearly 1 now!) He keeps stealing the neighbours cats food and they are beginning to get annoyed! If you have multiple cats, your excessive eater may even bully other cats away from their food or sneak bites from a different pet's bowl. She claims He’s never let inside, but I saw him go in just last night. Experiment by choosing a different flavor, texture, or shape of food to feed your cat. Cats are protected by the Animal Welfare Act, so the methods need to be safe and humane. I installed a camera and discovered his widowed wife was leaving treats at her front door and keeping this out-door cat locked inside. I am Monika. I hadn’t really thought about all the aspects that you had mentioned. Sorry for the rant, I guess I just needed to vent. What?!! For all we know he is in there all day and only leaves when we get home. This spat between cat owners has its roots in the distinctly British culture of allowing domestic cats to roam freely wherever they wish. I know it is at least one of the six cats my neighbour owns as I have actually seen it squatting in my raised beds. It wasn’t on her property either. Most people are okay with the occasional barking of a neighbor's dog or even the clucking of a few hens from next door. Don’t tell me some cats “like it”- my 6 year old likes Big Macs but that doesn’t mean I let him eat them every day, because I care care about what’s BEST for him. She found out the black cat was a stray, no neighbor owned him, and none ... as there's a collar on it and im 99% sure its one of my neighbour's. One of the reasons your cat is eating elsewhere could be the food on offer. I understand he belongs to someone else, but honestly I am torn and feel like they are being neglected. I do have a question for you! I’m sorry that I don’t have any advice other than what I wrote in the post and what you already tried. If cats ignore you, take food away. Then started to come round to my house and say 'Mogs is in mine again, do you want to come and get him'. We’ve had letters asking us to ‘look after him’ because he got a scratch on his face, when he had already been taken to the vet two days prior. The next time you go to the vet, don’t throw away the vet bill. Hi, thanks for your comment. She has two 9 year old castrated male cats that are brothers. Keeping in mind that I do not want to let any cat in doors. I have told my neighbours 5 times not to feed my cat as he is overweight and vet says to feed him less. I have had many talks with them about the cats, they agree and then they just lure them back. i will also give the neighbour the box he sleeps in. Additionally, they trim her coat and cut her bibb back way too short detracting from her natural look. It’s unusual that they leave her out during the cold advisories and they don’t mind if she doesn’t come home for the night. Anyway, I’m at a bit of a loose end with it all and thought just sharing my experience might help people realise that they’re not alone and there are people out there who feel the same way. He is adamant they are outside cats (there is another we see roaming the neighborhood). Although, I do know people that had this issue so I wanted to help brainstorm ideas on how to solve it. Ten years ago a stray arrived, moved in and life was grand. I never did it again. I have talked to the police and council (not their remit) The vet says RSPCA wont do anything so its up to me . I don’t know fi they would do that or not, but thought its worth a try?? But some people just don’t want to listen, at the expense of a cat’s health and well-being. I am not averse to allowing my cats to eat human food from time to time, just not on top of tables and when I am eating. I have planted rosemary and lavender, and sprinkled black pepper, citronella pellets and lion’s dung. Also worrying about my other small female cat as I think she has a nibble. I take him with me everywhere I go while my husband is deployed. Then you’ll really know about overreactions. Many cats get excited at feeding time and can end up overeating or eating too fast. What a lot of helpful comments on this subject! Their landlord has stated that they are not allowed pets and previously owned a cat, and it’s nuts that they think that they can just claim him. I hope you manage to solve this situation soon! Yeah, right. I hope you’ll manage to solve this problem with your neighbour. My neighbor’s mother comes to her house and puts food out. Yeah, some people can be really stubborn. One cat learned to use the door right away. “Could we please come and pick up our one cat, since she doesn’t get along with her cats. If they don’t have time to write it, maybe you can do it instead and they can just sign it and put the name of their clinic. We started experiencing cold nights so we had left a cardboard box with a towel on the porch and would find him every night. Last Friday caught the cat eating ham in their garden after hearing their door open and shut. ... the opposite problem at the moment- I have 2 beautiful cats and another keeps coming in at night or when we're out and eating all their food. If someone lets their animal out is this type of weather, who is to say she gets enough food? I have an out door can and I feed him in the back patio area. When I went to pick Stranger from the clinic they told me she was already fixed! Did you try offering food or treats while approaching her? If the cat had a collar I would not have fed her. She told me there were feral cats around so she was putting food out. Do not feed cats in evening. Your Cat Eating Too Fast . If you do this often enough, your neighbors will probably get bored with it and just stop taking over your cat. Step #1: Put Plants Out of Sight. Many different varieties are available, which can be helpful if your cat is a finicky eater. I kept him in for months, but he went straight back to them. I guess your cat likes to have lots of freedom, and your neighbor is not helping with the situation. They’re both outdoor/ indoor because I live in s small studio apt and the weather here is always mild. That’s why she’s not reacting at all and you are 'overreacting’. Duh!!! Next time our cat visits you, please don’t give her any food as she has enough food in our house. She's an outdoor cat. I’ve spoken to this woman and she even said at the start that she thought my cat was pregnant, but I explained that she has been done so its not possible, she is just getting fat from over feeding! Be wary of allowing your cat access to your home via an open window as other cats will follow suit. 1) I don’t understand cats and how the indoor/outdoor life works…I am a firm believer in domestic animals being inside only, for a variety of reasons- but mainly the animal’s safety. Perhaps you want to know what rights your neighbours have when it comes to stopping your cat entering their garden and home. Leaves the songbirds alone after I expressed sadness on the first two she killed here. Move food away from the cat flap so cats are not tempted in by the sight of a food bowl. He’ll become anyone’s best friend for a treat,he’s such a cheeky little sod haha! My neighbours down the street have a cat they "look after" after the cat was abandoned by a third party. Currently, they had her closed in their bathroom.” I have advised them that she is fine to be outside. The neighbour put a note through my letterbox this morning asking me to stop feeding her cats as they have all been poorly and been to the vets and need special food, I think she is lying. If your cat is allowed out and your neighbors started to feed her, here are a few options that come to my mind when dealing with that issue. Some of the links on this blog are affiliate links. I just want to know what’s best for the cat. I locked him in the flat, but he was not happy. He did it only occasionally until a couple of weeks ago and now it’s every day – my poor cats hardly get anything. Of course, not everyone is lucky enough to have understanding neighbors so if they don’t want to stop feeding your cat, here are some other possible solutions. She has now stopped talking to me, and will send her son down to talk to us/get packages that are left. Stop letting him indoors, too least 5 -6 times to stop feeding and stop letting him indoors,.... 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