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Cat Urine Smell-Remove It Once And For All
It's well known that cats, particularly feral cats, like to spray in order to mark their territory. They tend to do this at vertical objects like walls or a doorposts. But often theymay just urinate on the carpet as well. The issue is further aggravated if your cat issuffering a urinary tract infection. You thought that cat urine smell was bad before? Witha feline UTI thrown in, that urine has a uniquely awful odor. A cat's urinary infection isalso accompanied by feline urinary incontinence, wherein the cat is unable to control theurine.Most likely, your cat is going to return to the same spot on the carpet where he urinatedinitially. This can happen despite your conviction that you cleaned the carpet asthoroughly and carefully as you knew how. This repeated peeing at the same spot canresult in an offensive ammonia smell that can be very exasperating. If it isn't cleanedcorrectly it gives a variety of nasty bacteria a golden opportunity to multiply and grow.The longer you leave the problem to fester, the larger the issue is certain to become. Oncethe urine soaks through the carpet and into the floor boards you stand zero chance of getting to it without pulling the carpet back.
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So, how to get cat urine out of the carpet, permanently? Cleaning the carpet andeffectively removing the offensive odor of cat urine depends on the surface underlyingthe carpet. If the floor below is linoleum or another easy-clean surface, the problem isminimal as you may clean it easily with plain water or detergent. It's obviously muchmore of an issue when the cat urine smell is found on a liquid absorbing surface.Step one in this circumstance is to take tissue paper, a rag or a towel and press it firmlyover the damp spot in the carpet to soak up the most liquid that you can. Most cat urineremoval products for sale on the market contain enzymes that function as catalysts to starta chemical reaction in the urine, making it a snap to clean. These products have varyingstrengths and contain chemicals that will have diverse effects on different surfaces. Besure to read and follow the directions on the label for how to proceed from this point.In addition, here are some home remedies that will help you deal with this issue of anasty cat urine smell:
A bowl of naphthalene flakes aids in keeping cats away from the carpet. A touchof citronella on cotton balls in a bowl will also keep them away as cats deeplydislike the scent of aromatic lemon grass oils.
Add a little soap into a mixture of vinegar and water (1:3) and pour over theaffected area. Soak up the excess liquid with a rag. Repeat this process with clean