One neighbour went to extremes to stop the cat next door from sitting on the fence, as the angry cat owner claims the neighbour tampered with their fence in this brutal act
When it comes to neighbours, you know keeping them sweet will ultimately lead to a easier life, but it works both ways. If you both respect each other, you’ll live in peace but sometimes they will cross the line.
Pets tend to be a real sticking point for some residents, but what lengths would you go to in order to deter next door‘s furry friends One fed up neighbour had enough of the cat next door sitting on the fence and went to brutal measures to keep the feline away – despite the cat owner‘s having ownership of the fence.
The photo shows what appears to be four nails half hammered into the wooden fence, so that the cat would no longer be able to sit on it. They wrote: “Neighbour put nails into my cats favourite spot to sit on the fence,” leaving people speechless at the passive aggression from the neighbour.
Later adding that they own the fence that the neighbour had hammered the nails in to, they explain how they just pulled the nails out so their furry friend could resume sitting in her favourite spot, as they wrote: “It’s our fence which makes it even worse, I just pulled the nails out”.
“We had them replaced not long after we moved in. His issue seems to just be the cat sitting on the fence, as she likes to sit there a lot and the nails were only in this part of the fence, not the rest of the way along, so they weren’t stopping her from entering his garden.
“I don’t know if talking to him will de-escalate the situation or escalate it. I kinda don’t want to make him aware that we’ve removed the nails.”
In response, people shared their worry for the well-being and safety of the cat, especially if this savage act was the first attempt at stopping the pet.
One Redditor commented: “I wouldn’t even trust my cat around said neighbours home after this, imagine how aggressive they’d get after if they removed nails. Cat might go missing”.
“They very well may escalate and do something to your cat. It happens all the time. Please consider keeping the cat inside for its safety and well-being. Cats can be leash-trained to walk outside, or perhaps you could build a catio,” another added.
With another adding: “I can’t understand what type of neighbour OP [original poster] has, but putting nails over a cat sitting on your fence it’s not normal.”
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