How To Easily Get Rid of that Cat Pee Smell Forever

"For carpeting, soak the area fairly well so the solution makes it through the carpeting and into the padding."
Easliy Clean Cat Pee Smell Cat Sitting on Sofa with Pee Spot A

By Shelly Allen

I know, you’re here to find out how to get rid of the cat pee smell forever but ohhhhhh, that dreaded cat pee smell!

Man, that stuff is wicked. Even a few drops dribbled around your floor can make your whole house smell like a bottle of ammonia! It’s terrible! And FRUSTRATING! But worry no more, we are going to tell you how to find that cat pee smell and how to get rid of the cat pee smell once and for all, or at least until your feline friend has another accident.

The most important part of cleaning cat pee is finding it first and it can be frustrating to track it down.

The best advice I have, after 24 years of cat ownership, is use your sniffer. Get down on all fours and start sniffing around. That is the most effective way to find the cat pee smell. I know that sounds like a pain, and the reason it sounds like a pain is because IT IS a pain! But the beautiful part is, once you find it, YOU KNOW!

So now that you’ve found it how do you get rid of cat pee smell?

You get yourself a nice bottle of Nature’s Miracle, no this isn’t a sales pitch, it simply works. If you have reoccurring pet smells to clean, invest in the largest bottle you can get. It’s worth it. Here’s how you use it to get rid of the cat pee smell. Soak the area with the solution and let it sit. Let it sit. Then let it sit longer. It needs to soak in and the enzymes need time to work. LET. IT. SIT.

How To Get Rid of Cat Pee Smell in Carpet

You need to soak the area well with nature’s Miracle so the solution soaks through the carpeting and into the padding. I can assure you that the cat pee smell made it that far. Besides, do you really want to do this more than once? No. So soak it down and let it sit. I like to let it sit for about 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, I sop up as much of the solution as I can with an old towel and let it air dry.  

My cats are getting old and one of them seems to have a leaky bladder when she gets frightened. I had just gotten a new leather sofa and my leaky bladder baby was laying on a blanket on it. Well, she must have gotten pounced on by another cat, and boom, a piddle of pee on the blanket that ended up on my new sofa.

How To Get Rid of Cat Pee Smell in Leather Furniture

I was VERY reluctant to use Nature’s Miracle on my new sofa, however, nothing else was working so here’s what I did. I used a sponge and worked the solution into a foam. After it was foamy I applied the foam to the leather and let it sit. After 10 minutes, I did it again and repeated this process until the smell was gone. I would NOT use this method on raw or untreated leather. If you can’t wipe it down with a damp cloth, DO NOT USE THIS METHOD! The last thing you want is to ruin your leather furniture. I’m not saying it WILL ruin it, but I do not know.

How to Get Rid of Cat Pee Smell in Hardwood Floors?

The Nature’s Miracle solution seems to be safe on hardwood floors as I have used it plenty of times on my hardwood. I pour some on a rag and wipe the floor. When it’s dry, I wipe it up with clean water, and viola, the smell is gone. I would not soak down your hardwood floors. A simple wipe-up will work unless your varnish is worn through and the cat pee soaks into the hardwood.

How to Get Rid of Cat Pee Smell in Fabric Furniture

It’s pretty easy, use the same method as carpeting. Soak and sit. Sop it up after 30 minutes and you should be good to go.

So there you have it. If you want to get rid of the cat pee smell forever Nature’s Miracle works. As a cat owner with multiple cats for 30 years, I have tried everything! Nature’s Miracle is a miracle worker for getting rid of the cat urine smell.

Here’s a great tip I learned a long time ago. If you have multiple cats in your home and your cat is peeing outside of the litter box, add another litter box AND keep them clean. Cats are clean animals and do not like dirty litter.

Sometimes, they don’t even like the smell of another cat’s mess. One of my cats will NOT use the litter box at all until the litter has been cleaned in the morning. As soon as I clean that litter, he’s the first one in. Want to read more about cat litter boxes? Go read this article, now!

And one more side note, if that doesn’t work, try Cat Attract litter. I’ve been using it for 16 years and my cats love it!

So that’s it. A simple solution for getting rid of cat pee smell and keeping your house smelling as clean as a whistle!

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