Help! How Can I Stop My Toilet Paper Shredding Cat?

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Q: Our very cute and affectionate cat, Basil, has a handful of extremely annoying habits. He is notoriously bad about shredding toilet paper, and we’re running out of solutions that make it possible to have toilet paper available to those who need it while keeping it away from his pointy teeth and claws.

We have tried keeping it:
– On the dispenser roll
– In a basket on the back of the toilet
– On an open shelf in the medicine cabinet above the toilet
– On top of the medicine cabinet

Each location has worked for a few months, then he locates the toilet paper and destroys it. If we keep the rolls in a drawer or a sealed Rubbermaid tub (as we’re doing currently), he can’t get to them, but then neither can guests. Someone out there in Apartment Therapyland has got to have a better solution!

Sent by Elizabeth

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