How to Get Rid of Cat Pee Smell for Good
Cat owners know the scent of cat pee. It's an unfortunate side effect of feline ownership and, also, unfortunately, the smell of cat pee is vile.
While most cats are litter trained, or at least potty trained, there is still a chance that your cat might pee outside of the box. This is especially true if your cat is older, has bladder issues, or is anxious.
For this guide, I'll show you how you can get rid of that cat pee smell, whether you're trying to tackle furniture, your clothes, your carpet or a rug, and everything in between.
But first, here's my experience with cat pee where it wasn't supposed to be. If you want to dive into the content, feel free to skip on down to Step 1 where I describe why cat pee smells so awful.
Personal Story Time
One day, after I just moved to Florida back in August 2019, I left my apartment for most of the day to travel to the next city over. It was supposed to be a day of exploring the area with my friend, Kaliope, and, knowing that I would be gone for likely more than twelve hours, I set up my cats for success.
...my cat Val managed to open the drawer and relieve herself in protest of my absence.
I fed them appropriately and even left out more food than I normally would in case I would be back late, washed their water bowl, filled it, cleaned the litter box, and thought I was good to go.
Alas, my little 450 sq/ft studio with an open closet design exposed my dresser and, while the drawers were shut, my cat Val managed to open the drawer and relieve herself in protest of my absence.
Rendering all of my t-shirts and tops sprinkled with cat pee.
Thankfully her tiny bladder wasn't enough to really saturate the clothes and double thankfully my clothes protected the porous wooden inside of my dresser which would've acted like a pee sponge.
After washing my clothes in the communal laundry room provided by my apartment complex (this was pre-Covid) and sat down to figure out how one could get rid of the cat pee scent.
Here's what I learned.
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