How to Remove Cat Urine
Oh how to cat
lovers love their cats! When the cat is still a
kitten and you are still trying to train it to use
the litter box or go outside, it is highly likely
that you will have to be cleaning up cat urine.
There is nothing more nasty smelling than cat
urine. Most cat lovers have confronted the dilemma
of how to clean cat urine.
Well, it isn’t all that difficult. Here are some
tips on how to remove cat urine.
Remove cat urine from carpet:
No matter what your technique you use for cleaning
cat urine, almost every method begins the same way
by blotting up as much of the cat urine as possible
with a clean cloth or paper towel. Press the cloth
or towel down for approximately 30 seconds to
absorb the urine. Remove the towel and repeat the
process until the area is fully dried. Rinse with
clean cool water and then blot the area dry again.
This will get the urine out of the carpet but now
you must deal with the odor.
Removing cat urine odor:
Plain old baking soda is the best method. After
dampening the area with water, sprinkle baking soda
over area. Rub the baking soda gently in and let
dry for about thirty minutes. Brush or vacuum to
remove the dry baking soda.
You can also use white vinegar to remove the odor.
Mix 1 quart of warm water and 1/2 cup of white
vinegar together and then dribble the mixture onto
stain. Place towels over the area and put something
heavy on top to absorb the mixture. After
approximately an hour remove the towels. You may
want to experiment with this technique on a piece
of carpet that is hidden from view such as in a
closet to insure that it does not stain the carpet.
It you can remove the cover from your upholstered
furniture wash the covers in your washing machine
if they are machine washable. If not try the
Dab the stains with a soft clean white cloth or
paper towel to absorb the stain. If a solvent or
detergent is needed, pour it onto a clean cloth not
directly onto the upholstery. Gently use a circular
motion to work from the outside in. Dry immediately
with a hand held hairdryer on a cool setting so you
don’t damage the fabric.
Blot the wet area immediately with a rag or paper
towels. Wash the area several times with white
vinegar then rinse thoroughly with warm water and
blot dry with paper towels. Apply an odor removing
bacteria or enzyme cleaner to the area to remove
any lingering odor. Be sure to read the
instructions carefully before using these products.
If you cannot remove all the stain from the wood
floor try lightly sanding the stained area and
resealing the wood surface.
Good luck with your cat.
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