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     How To Get Rid Of Cat Urine Smells  

By: Katie Grea

I have a few hours left before my big party night and I'm just getting ready at home. The cats have all been taken to the local cattery to stay over night and be looked after.I've spent the entire day earlier tidying everything up and cleaning all the furniture. If I do say so myself, I think the place looks wonderful. Then just when I am about to leave the house and check the last few doors are locked I get the most horrid smell I smelt that week. Cat urine! Yuck, it was horrible. One of the cats must have done it earlier and it had gone unnoticed until now since all the windows were open before but now they were shut keeping the smell inside the house.

Surely, the cat smell should be gone. The rugs were shampooed. MY party was beginning in less than 3 hours and my house was like some old zoo animal kettle.

Talk about embarrassing! Imagine what your friends must think if they can smell cat urine when they come over to see you. They probably imagine you live with this smell on an ongoing basis and its doesn't say many good things about you as a person. Not good at all.

For those of you who have problems getting rid of cat urine odor, this one's for you. Here are some home remedies to help you kick the odor.

Cats are clean animals which have peculiar ways. Often the most effective thing to do is ensure a cats litter box is always tidy. A cat will not urinate in its litter box if it can smell the odor of urine. Often, your cat will then find somewhere else to urinate such as in the corner of the house or by one of your doors.

Usually cats go to the toilet the same place until they have made such a mess in that one place that it even becomes unpleasant for them and they choose to move on some place else.

One economical recipe for curing cat urine odor and stains from the carpet is to use common household elements such as vinegar, water, peroxide and baking soda. Firstly, try to get rid of the majority of cat urine you can find in the carpet or floor by mopping it up with a damp towel. Dilute vinegar with 3 parts water and soak on soiled area. After the place where your cat has urinated, place peroxide over it and then put a little baking soda over the affected area. Vacuum the excess.

This is a cheap economical way to remove cat urine odor from rugs and similar areas in your home.

Once I tried this home remedy, I realized that if I would just do this once or twice a week, my house would keep a fresh smell. One of the most important things I can possibly do is make sure the cat litter box is always clean so i know the cats will feel fully comfortable peeing in that one place.

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