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Belwood, Belgatos, Surmont area pet issues

Please keep your dogs off my lawn - it is not a potty (one of two signs in Belwood of Los Gatos)Belwood, Belgatos and Surmont – we have a problem.

It’s your pets and where they do their doo doo.

People in Los Gatos love their pets.  Not all of them – residents or pets – are well behaved, though.

One neighbor of ours in Belwood who recently planted new sod in his front yard got tired of locals allowing (encouraging?) their pets to relieve themselves on his newly laid lawn and put up two signs telling them not to do it.

Another neighbor, on another street, placed graphic “no pooping” signs along one side of the yard because not only were pooches defecating there, but their owners were not cleaning up after them, either.

Dogs are usually on leashes, so it’s hard to say that their owners don’t know any better.  But what about cats who are allowed to roam freely and do what they want and where they want?  Their messes become everyone’s problem too – the owners just don’t have direct knowledge of it.

We have this issue in our front yard, where a neighborhood cat seems to love to return again and again, and the stench from its markings can be unbearable – especially early in the morning when stumbling out to get the newspaper.  (Maybe it’s to taunt our black lab, who can’t get at the cat?)  Jim periodically uses some nasty sprinkles from a company called Predator Pee (not making this up!) to keep the felines away. It works, but it, too, is smelly.  Wouldn’t it be nicer if cats only stunk up their own yards?  (Aren’t cats safer if kept indoors, too?) Continue reading

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************************* Mary Pope-Handy
Belwood area resident
Realtor
ABR, CIPS, CRS, SRES
Sereno Group Real Estate
214 Los Gatos-Saratoga Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95030
408 204-7673
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