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Mega-Sonic Cat Repeller by STV International
Mega-Sonic Cat Repeller by STV International
5.0 out of 5 stars Worked for us!, 12 Jan 2011
I purchased this for my mother who was was having to clear poop from her patio on an daily basis. We don't know whether the offending animal was a cat or a fox, but either way there hasn't been a single recurrence since she fitted it over a week ago.

One thing to be aware of though - my husband and my three year old son can hear it (neither my mum or I can) and my son really doesn't like it, so it might not be suitable for an area where children are playing.
Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems by Dr Richard Ferber
Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems by Dr Richard Ferber
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
Broadly speaking I am into attachment parenting and have always been fundamentally against the idea of teaching your child to sleep through letting them cry. Ferber and controlled crying were dirty words in our house. But after nine months of appalling sleep, with the problem getting worse not better, I thought I should at least hear what the 'opposition' has to say.

And it is interesting. This guy knows a LOT more about sleep than Sears or Pantley put together as far as I can tell. In fact this is the first book that has even described our problem - namely our baby has different sleep associations for different points in the night. It includes a lot of detailed information about… Read more
The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help You&hellip by William Sears
326 of 338 people found the following review helpful
As a parent I've always been firmly in the Sears camp rather than the Gina camp, and this book seems to be considered as a sacred text by practically everyone I know with similar parenting styles. My 9 month old has been a poor sleeper from the start and so naturally I got hold of a copy. I do love the style of the book and it is indeed initially very reassuring. Unfortunately, it does seem very much geared to fixing specific sleep problems that relate to babies that are unable to fall asleep by themselves and hence need to be nursed or rocked again every time they wake. Unfortunately this doesn't apply to my baby, who wakes frequently despite being perfectly able to put himself to sleep… Read more

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