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What is the reason that the landlord keeps entering your apartment?
Are they providing notice to you in advance of doing so?
Are you under a written lease for a set term or are you month to month?
How long have you lived there?
Is there any rule against having cats on the premises?
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With that said, if you aren't requesting that they come for maintenance, then under CA law they have to notify you in writing at least 24 hours in advance of any entry into the apartment. If they aren't doing so, then they are violating the law and your rights to privacy and "exclusive use and possession" of the property. So you can send them a written notice stating that if they enter again without at least 24 hours notice as required under CA Civil Code 1954, you will sue them for damages.
Further, if they are entering without notice and causing you damages, (i.e. the $155 per entry) then you would have grounds to sue them in small claims court for them to reimburse you for those costs.
And if they tried to evict you after you filed the complaint with the police or sent them the notice about not entering, this would be considered retaliation, which is also illegal under CA Civil Code 1942.51, and would give you yet another ground to sue them for damages.