[LMB] OT: Dissuading a Cat From Chewing Electric Cords?

Margaret Dean margdean at erols.com
Sun Jul 23 18:35:43 BST 2006

Jessy Brody wrote:
> I know there's plenty of cat owners on the list, and I was wondering
> if any of you have a) had this same problem and b) if you found a
> solution. My brother's cat, Izzy, has developed the bad habit of
> chewing on electric cords. We've already had to buy new cords for a
> laptop, and a cellphone, and have been using lots of electric tape. If
> you know of a way to keep the cat from doing this kind of thing in the
> first place, please let me know.

Way back when our (now deceased) cats were kittens, ISTR rubbing
electrical cords with Tabasco sauce to discourage this behavior.

--Margaret Dean
  <margdean at erols.com>

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