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Old 10-09-19, 12:55 AM
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The person that lives upstairs from my has a cat that runs around on the floor and keeps me awake at night. This has been going on for several months. So what can I do to stop this nuisance?
Old 10-09-19, 02:27 AM
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Is this a condo or an apartment? the latter limits what you can do to your ceiling. A set of ear plugs or a white noise machine might be your best bet.
Old 10-09-19, 08:51 AM
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Have you talked to them? Cats are pretty quiet and light on their feet. You sure it's a cat? Any rate, guess you could call the cops and complain of noise pollution (around here, between 10 and 7, noise is not allowed.
Or else, I agree with Mark that ear plugs or a noise machine helps. If it's an apartment, I suppose you could also complain to management and maybe they'll put a rug up there.
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I'm with Shadeladie. A cat walking around in another apartment is keeping you awake???

Ok, well, if it is the case, & I assume it is until I learn differently, talk to the renters.
Talk talk to the building manager.
What does the lease/contract say?
Ear plugs.
Can you sleep with a little low music playing? i.e, a radio etc.

Good luck.....
Old 10-09-19, 12:30 PM
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I work in a lot of condos....... this would a problem of importance of -2 based on a scale from 1-10.

With the condo my sister lives in.... the association specifically states it is NOT responsible for noise from neighbors above. She has the sweetest people living above her but with heavy feet. She's mentioned it many times but apparently it falls on deaf ears. Her only recourse would be to call the police. A pretty drastic measure.

Some... but not all.... condo associations specify carpet must be used in the upper floors.
I fear that this problem will be tough for you to eradicate.

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