Top 7 Essential Oils To Keep Cats Off Counters


Citronella Oil

This is a citrus smell that many  cats prefer to avoid. You should never spray your cat  with this solution; This is only to  be used on the countertops in  order to create a citronella smell  around the area.


Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil has a bit of a  minty smell; A smell similar to tea  tree oil. You can create a solution of 20  drops eucalyptus oil to around  3/4 cup water to create a  sprayable solution.


Lavender Oil

You can pick up a large bottle of  100% pure lavender oil, and  create a solution of around 20  drops of essential oil to 3/4 cup  of water in order to create a spray.


Lemon Oil

Lemon is also one of the citrus  smells that cats prefer to avoid.  You can easily create a  lemon-based cleaning product that will not deter your cat from  jumping on the counters.


Orange Oil

Orange oil is another citrus-based  oil that your cat will not like. The essential orange oil route will be more effective simply  because it’s more concentrated.


Rosemary Oil

Rosemary has a very unique smell  and some people may prefer to not have it in their home at all. It’s also a good way of keeping your cat off the counters, since felines won’t like it either.


Rue Oil

This oil almost smells like burnt  toast but a bit more pleasant. It’s also an oil that’s often planted to keep cats away from  gardens and it’s got a strong  smell.