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Looking for as many various tips and ideas of how to keep Kittens off/out of certain things. I know the citrus juice thing, but that could damage some of the things - like the oak dining room set. I need some methods as, suddenly, in this house, Drizzle is on the kitchen counters (though they do resemble the old house's bathroom counter, which he was allowed on, so maybe he's just confused) and the dining room table, and the half wall between family room/kitchen. He (and Boo) are going on all of them and we've gotta stop them, but we A. Don't have a squirt bottle and B. Don't wanna use the bottle even if we had it cause it makes them afraid of water.
 

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Cats will explore new places untill they are satisfied that they are familiar with them. Also, I use water spray bottles on my furkids when ever they jump or begin to scratch things for which I do not want them to do. The water from a spray bottle is a friendly reminder to them to back off, and yet it does not give mine any kind of phobia concerning water. There are a few who over-react to just me picking up the spray bottle, because they immediately run away. However, they soon return after I set it back down. BTW, you can purchase an empty spray bottle at most grocery stores.
 

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LOL.

We used a spray bottle in the past, when the situation required it - Boo and Drizz where "new" to each other, and if they began to fight-fight and not simply play, we would squirt to ensure no one truly got hurt. However, I prefer less... direct action. A certain smell that can be placed/rubbed onto areas we don't want them in, or a specific sound, or something of that nature. I don't want them to blame me, lol. :D
 
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