Dengarden»Cleaning How to Get Rid Of Sour Cat Urine Odor For GoodUpdated on April 5, 2016 s.carver moreContact Author Stop Smelling Like A Crazy Cat LadyEven die hard cat lovers have to admit that the smell of cat urine is terrible, and is almost impossible to remove from carpets, upholstery, wood floors, bedding or anywhere else that your cat has an accident.Aging cats in particular often develop continence issues. Their companions and owners sympathize with their cats on the one hand, but also do not want to live in the stink of cat urine, or have their beloved pet ruin all the furniture.Animal lovers also know that the insidious smell of cat urine and dog pee is only a part of the problem. The other part of the problem is that wherever an animal has previously gone to the bathroom becomes a beacon, seemingly inviting the cat or dog to relieve itself on the same place again and again and again.Pet store companies have entire aisles devoted to stain and odor eliminators, and it is a big business. Desperate pet owners, not to mention apartment renters who want to get their security deposit back, spend huge amounts every year trying to get rid of stains and that musky, acrid smell of cat urine that fills a room and does not go away. Time, in fact, makes most cat pee smells worse.These same desperate pet owners also know that most of these products do not work. They may mask the smell of cat pee for a short time, but after a few weeks or months it has returned. Or the smell is improved, but the animal keeps revisiting the same spot, no matter what you do. Or maybe you have mastered the smell, but the stain is stubborn.Here is an easy-to-make, natural formula that may be the answer you have been looking for to get rid of cat urine odor. Long-Lasting, Homemade, Natural Recipe for Cat Urine Odor and Stain RemoverMy mother has a cat who gets angry at her when she travels, so whenever mom gets back from a lengthy trip, or even a night away, she comes home to numerous pee stains. She had tried everything, from Nature’s Miracle to calling in COIT carpet cleaners to Oxy Clean. These all worked a little bit, but next trip Blaze would be back to her old tricks, and in many of the same places, urinating to show her displeasure.It got so bad that mom’s entire house started to smell like cat urine, and close friends would mention the smell when they came to visit.That’s when she hit on this easy-to-make recipe that really works to remove cat urine odors and to keep the cat from peeing in the same place again and again. It’s simple to use and is made from ingredients you probably already have lying around your house. Best of all, the positive effects last a long time.I have also used this recipe to treat an area on my front steps where a very large dog that recently moved into the neighborhood has decided to take his morning and evening constitutional. The urine smell was very strong, and bleach neither removed the odor, nor got the dog to stop urinating on my stair post. This recipe did the trick.Home Made Cat Urine Odor Treatment16 ounces 3% hydrogen peroxide 1 Tablespoon baking soda1 Teaspoon dishwashing liquidDirections for UseIf the stain is still wet, blot up as much liquid as you can with cloths or paper towels.Mix all ingredients in a spray bottle and soak the urine-affected area.Let the solution dry completely.Once it is dry, vacuum away and white, dusty residue left by the baking soda.Be sure to spot test a small area of the fabric or carpet you will treat to make sure it is colorfast. This solution shouldn’t bleach any fabrics, but it is best to check and be sure.This treatment can be used on fabric, woven carpets, wood floors, cement — pretty much any surface on which a pet might urinate.The above recipe is good for one or two stains. Mix more to treat larger areas. Do not store the already-mixed solution, but mix a new batch fresh when your pet has an accident. Other Solutions To Get Rid of Pet Urine OdorWhite vinegar is great to get rid of some odors, though it isn’t always effective against cat pee. Used straight from the bottle or diluted with distilled water, white vinegar will help neutralize pet urine odors, especially ammonia, and it won’t leave behind a sour vinegar smell.Nature’s Miracle is an enzyme-based odor remover found at most pet stores. Some pet owners swear by it, but it didn’t work well for my mom.Woolite Pet Stain & Odor Remover is a relatively new product available at most stores with a decent cleaning aisle. I have not tried this product.OxyClean is an oxygen-based cleaner, much as hydrogen peroxide is, and can kill bacteria which may be behind the lingering cat urine smell. Mix it with water and baking soda to remove pet odors.OdoBan and OdoMute are two products that many people say works well on cat pee, but I have not tried them. 5 Tips To Prevent Your Cat From Urinating On Furniture and RugsThe very best way to eliminate cat urine and dog pee odors from your house is by not letting them happen in the first place.Here are five useful tips that will help keep your cat from having embarrassing and smelly accidents:Spay or neuter the animal while it is youngKeep the kitty litter very clean at all timesDo not feed your cat in the same area that you keep its kitty litterAvoid stressing out your cat, as stress makes cats peeTake your cat in for regular check ups at the vet. Cats who have a lot of accidents could have a more serious kidney or other medical problem
Once a cat sprays it becomes a habit. Neutering sometimes helps, but once the habit is established you get it. Now you want help. Dumb Cat Anti-Marking and Cat Spray Remover is the only product proven to remove cat spray. Cat spray is very hard to remove and when you believe it is gone, the scent is still found by the cat that sprays.You have to find the invisible cat spray to know where to treat. There are plenty of led black light now on the market. Call your pet store or look online. Only purchase a LED variety. Tube black lights are great to glow a poster, a little tough to use around a home as you have to hold them two inches above the ground. A Led black light is used standing.Urine and Cat Spray are substances that are some of the hardest to remove. You can believe home remedies work or not, it’s really up to you. If they really worked like the folks on this website believe, then why would anybody buy something from a pet shop, or online?Once urine and cat spray dry out, they create odors because of the nitrogen that they produce. Cat’s tend to have high nitrogen that creates the strong smell. Dogs and cats with small or failing kidney’s can create very intense stink. There are over thirteen-thousand products made for urine and thousands of home remedies. All have followings and five star reviews. You have to wait five to six months for any product to prove it has worked. This is because of the makeup of urine and cat spray. Billions of tiny sponges attached around the inorganic material in urine. Once it dries out, it converts into different smells.Nature creates this process because of natures need for animals to find their homes, habitats etc.. Enzymes in nature do not get rid of urine. Only rain dissolves it. Ah, this is why home remedies and commercial products seem to work. They contain water and water dissolves urine. But not cat spray. Cat spray is a sticky mucous and when it dries, it’s like concrete. Re-wet it and it’s back and worse than fresh.Dumb Cat is the only commercial product that is formulated to remove cat spray. You have to get rid of the spray first if you want any chance of changing your spraying cat’s behavior. Nothing works instantly to remove urine or cat spray. You apply any product and make sure the pet is not able to return to the treated areas for seven to ten days. Then, if you removed the marking scent the cat will react. If they keep spraying, then you have not fixed the scent issue. Any product must reach the scent issue. If you just spray or pour a few ounces of product and there is two pints of spray to remove, it’s unlikely you will get results.Most products get five star reviews hours or days after use. One star products, with five star reviews because most humans assume results. It’s the water in the product that demonstrate temporary results. Five or six months later the smell is still there. The human does not smell it because they get used to smells with hours or days. It’s funny how many folks rave about tobacco removal products. The smell of tobacco is still in the house or car. “No it is not!” I do not smell tobacco as they light up!