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Re: 1978 MGB "Cat Hammock"...

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Subject: Re: 1978 MGB "Cat Hammock"...
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 17:15:03 -0700
Hahaha yup, I've had this problem, except they slept on top of the soft
top!  One thing that might work is to use the fact that cats hate the
smell of citrus.  I got some spray orange scent at the grocery store,
supposed to be an air freshener, but I sprayed it on the carpet where
the cat liked to scratch and it seemed to dissuade him.


Word on the street is said:
> Hi,
> I'm writing this e-mail to ask if anybody else has had a problem with their 
> cat or cats using the tonneau of their MG as a "Hammock"? Especially on warm, 
> sunny days when the weight of the cat tends to stretch the vinyl all to heck. 
>  I've purchased some stuff called "Pet Repellent" and sprayed some on an 
> extra piece of the same grade vinyl as the tonneau and it didn't seem harm or 
> damage the fabric, nor did it do much to discourage the darn cat! He's not a 
> scratcher so I guess I'm lucky in that degree, but I don't really want to 
> have a sagging tonneau, either!  Has anyone heard of some other more powerful 
> or effective means of discouraging my cat from sleeping on the tonneau? 
> Swatting it with a broom or rolled up newspaper isn't a viable choice as he 
> is a very "special friend" (Any Cat lovers knows what I mean!)
> Albert Escalante
> 1978 MGB, 1977 Jaguar XJ6L
> Central Coast British Car Club
> Port HuenemCalifornia (USA) 

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