What Vaccines Should I Get My Cat?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2015 | Category: Press | Comments (0)
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Whether you’ve just got a new kitten or you’ve adopted an adult cat, there are certain vaccinations that are either required or highly advisable depending on the age, medical history, environment and lifestyle of your cat. Here, from the always-informative sources at Web MD, is what you should know about the necessary and recommended vaccines for your cat.

What Are Core Vaccines?

Your veterinarian will strongly recommend (if not require, depending on your state of residence) that you have your cat vaccinated with certain core vaccines. These are vital to the health of all cats, variables aside. In speaking with your veterinarian, you will decide on the appropriate vaccination regimen for your cat’s specifics, but these core vaccines are administered universally, across the board.

Core vaccines include:

  • Feline Panleukopenia
  • Feline Calicivirus
  • Feline Rhinotracheitis
  • Rabies

What Are Non-Core Vaccines?

Upon further discussion with your veterinarian, you will learn whether or not your cat, as a result of its lifestyle and environment, is at a heightened risk for any of the diseases that are prevented by the non-core vaccines. These non-core vaccinations are just as important to the health of a cat, but they are simply not as universally necessary and are applicable to cats on a case-by-case basis.

Non-Core vaccines include:

  • Feline leukemia virus
  • Bordetella
  • Chylamydophila felis
  • Feline immunodeficiency virus

Consultation with your veterinarian regarding your cat’s vaccinations is imperative. Your vet will help you decide which vaccines to give to your cat, in what sequence and at what age, so that your cat has the best opportunities for fending off any of the aforementioned diseases.

Cats Drinking From Water Fountains

Monday, 18 May, 2015 | Category: Press | Comments (0)
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When your cat’s thirsty your cat’s thirsty, and there’s just no way around it. Sure, it’ll drink water from a bowl, but there’s nothing quite as thrilling and exhilarating as the feeling of cool, running water over a parched tongue. Whether you’re a human, a canine or a feline, you know that wonderful, glorious feeling when your overwhelming thirst is quenched, and you can finally lie back and relax completely. That’s how these kitties here feel when they get access to the water fountains that they’re pictured enjoying below.

This kitty is getting ready to fully enjoy the wonder that is a vertical stream of cool, refreshing water. Up it goes, miraculously defying gravity until, wait, there it starts to fold over itself and, yes, it’s coming toward this thirsty, thirsty feline. Victory awaits those with patience!

This voraciously thirsty kitty has found what appears to be some sort of sink faucet or wall spigot from which the scrumptiously refreshing water pours straight down and out, relieving all of this pussy cat’s thirst. Oh, yes, that really does hit the spot!

It’s oddly difficult to say whether or not this cat is enjoying itself, or if, perhaps, it was just so cripplingly thirsty that it’s taking the hopefully cool and replenishing water from this kitchen tap in efforts of satisfying a necessity, rather than fulfilling a pleasant creature comfort. Also, does anyone else think that this cat’s tongue is disproportionately long?

This kitty looks like it’s either still working on developing and mastering the skills necessary to turn the faucet’s knob far enough to get a decent flow going, or maybe it’s just drinking up the last precious few drops of water that exist in the entire world! Hopefully not though, and, to be completely honest, that’s doubtfully the case.

So, whether your cat does it for fun or out of an utter biological imperative and function of survival, or perhaps just somewhere in between, you may consider offering your cat the opportunity to enjoy some moving water from time to time. Not that there’s anything at all wrong with serving up water in a bowl (it is the traditional means, after all), but a little drink from a water fountain every once in a while might be just the pleasant treat your cat’s been looking for.

How To Fix Or Address Cat’s ‘Marking Behavior’

Monday, 18 May, 2015 | Category: Press | Comments (0)
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You cat has a biological instinct driving it to mark its territory and stake its claim by rubbing, scratching and, most problematically, urinating on various things in your home. Though this is a perfectly natural occurrence, it’s one that we’re sure you, as the homeowner, could do without. So, what is the cause of marking and spraying? And how can this behavior be mitigated? Well, here’s a little insight into the issue at hand.

Urine: The Great Communicator

Though rubbing and scratching are effective means of communication for your cat, The Humane Society suggests that the most primal means of expressing ownership of a piece of territory is through marking with urine. Even lions partake in this practice, which demonstrates the inherent quality of this behavior. Additionally, Cats of Australia tells us that cats use the pheromones in their urine to send signals, beyond just marking territory. It also occurs quite often in the mating process, as a way for males and females to express availability. Urine can be used to mark vertical or horizontal surfaces, through either spraying or squatting, respectively. Both male and female cats will participate in this behavior, but there are some specific reasons and, thus, solutions for this often-unpleasant occurrence.

Why Is Your Cat Marking/Spraying?

There is more than one potential reason to explain your cat’s use of urine as more than just a means of relief and waste disposal. If your cat is marking or spraying, it may be an indication of one or more telling issues. Both Cats of Australia and The Humane Society agree that stress can play a primary role in your cat’s spraying or marking. Your cat relies on a certain amount of continuity in its daily routine. Any significant change to the normal comings and goings of your cat’s existence can result in a certain amount of anxiety, which your cat manages by marking or spraying urine. If you, say, have introduced a new person, baby, pet or even a piece of furniture to your home, this may agitate your cat into urinating out of the litter box. Any kind of disturbance in your cat’s daily routine is a potential cause for subsequent spraying and marking behavior.

How To Stop Spraying/Marking Behavior

One of the most common factors in spraying and marking behavior is a cat that has not yet been neutered or spayed. After being fixed, incidence of spraying or marking with urine drops by nearly 90%. The earlier you have your cat neutered or spayed the better your chance of minimizing this kind of behavior, as it can become somewhat engrained in your cat’s routine, which we’ve established is rather particular. As far as solutions go, The Humane Society suggests a series of remedies that are on the slightly retroactive side of things, such as thoroughly cleaning a previously soiled area, making previously soiled areas inhospitable for further spraying or marking, keeping potentially disturbing or disruptive items (e.g., a guest’s article of clothing, etc.) out of sight and reach from your cat and limiting access to windows through which your cat may see animals outdoors. Though they reiterate the importance of cleaning the urine from past incidents of spraying and marking, Cats of Australia alternatively suggests a few remedies that may be more proactively helpful in preventing even a first occurrence. For instance, the use of pheromone diffusers, which release pleasant and anxiety diminishing pheromones, can prove helpful in limiting your cat’s spraying and marking. Similarly, some mechanical deterrent devices, which can be plugged in near common sites of marking, utilize small motion sensors combined with aerosol cans to release a little harmless puff when your cat is approaching for potential spraying. Though it is not recommended, except for use in dire situations, you can consult with your veterinarian about the prescription of feline anti-anxiety medication to limit marking and spraying behaviors.

Both The Humane Society and Cats of Australia agree, neutering and spaying your cat is the most effective way to prevent this unpleasant behavior, and the earlier you do this, the better. Your cat will have a far less urgent drive to urinate for purposes of marking territory or attracting a mate once it has been fixed. As always, consultation with your veterinarian is encouraged, especially if home remedies aren’t successful and the issue persists.    

Bringing Home Your New Kitten

Saturday, 16 May, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments (0)
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To a brand new kitten, everything in its world is new, exciting, but also potentially frightening. Your kitten is also very fragile and vulnerable, so it’s important to take extra special care of it. Here, from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), are some ways to help ease your kitten into its new life in your home.

What To Do Before You Bring Your Kitten Home

The most important first step to bringing home a new kitten actually occurs even before you’ve gotten home. You need to have your kitten seen by a veterinarian in order to have a basic health inventory performed. Amongst the many things your vet will be looking out for, you’re primary concerns are testing for feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus, administering a physical, testing and (if need be) treating for parasites, and getting your new kitty vaccinated. On top of these basics, it is advised to have your kitten spayed or neutered at approximately six months, and it is also encouraged to have a microchip implanted at this point.

The Initial Introduction To Your Home

Bringing your new kitten home will require some extra special attention from you, and your new, little friend will benefit from a couple days of continuous care, so it’s best to bring your kitten home when you’ve got a weekend coming up. When you first bring your kitten home, it’s going to be a potentially overwhelming experience, unless you make special allowances and accommodations for your tiny, furry friend. Having a relatively isolated area at first, like a small room, will be helpful in easing the transition. Also, making sure that you’ve got all of the supplies in this area that you’re likely to need (e.g., food and water bowls, kitten food, litter box with litter, scratching post, toys, bed, nail trimmers, etc.) will make a considerable difference. Though your kitten will want a fair deal of attention from you, it will also want its privacy, which means you sometimes need to leave it to its devices to explore and acclimate itself to its new environment.

Introduction To Other Family Members And Pets

After your new kitty has become familiarized with its room, has a clean bill of health and has been eating, drinking and using the litter box with regularity, you and your kitten are ready to explore the rest of the house, including the other occupants. Keeping small children and larger pets at bay while your kitten explores this new unchartered portion of the house will make the process less anxious for your new arrival. However, socialization is a vital part of a young kitten’s experience and growth, which means that experiencing your family members and other pets is a healthy part of establishing your new kitten as a part of your family and household. Optimally, 10-12 weeks is the sweet spot for beginning a full-scale assimilation into your home and family, including generous amounts of human contact and handling. This will serve to best adapt your kitten to home life. If you have any larger pets, be mindful of their interaction with the kitten, and it would be wise to purchase a safe haven, like Automated Pet Care’s Feed-Safe, which creates a private and safe space for your kitten to enjoy food and water. Also, you may want to consider starting your kitten with an automatic litter box, like Litter Robot, so that the kitten acclimates to using this type of litter box early on.

Finally, enjoy the wonder and pleasure of bringing something so sweet and precious into your home. There are few more truly beautiful experiences in all of life, so relish this one.

Best Self-Cleaning Litter Box Reviews

Thursday, 14 May, 2015 | Category: Press | Comments (0)
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We love it, and we know that you will love it, but here, just for your insight and edification, are some of the best self-cleaning litter box reviews on our beloved Litter Robot.

“Best purchase I’ve made in a long time! Took a few days, but our cat is now using it with no issues. It has served a 2 fold benefit, I don’t need to touch litter anymore (icky) AND my 2 dogs no longer can get “litter” treats – so it’s a win-win for everyone! In fact I caught all 3 of them (no camera in hand) watching it do a clean cycle, they were all sitting there watching.”

  • Lori, Mount Airy, MD

“Our two Bengal cats have been using our litter-robot for about a year now.  They had no problem adjusting to the new type litter box, and we just love it too.”

  • Ray, Azalea, OR

“We love our Litter Robot! Six months ago, I was tired of cleaning out litter boxes. My husband was working long hours and we had 6 cats. We finally, after days of research, decided to buy two automated litter boxes, Litter robot and another top rated automatic litter box. We purchased the Litter Robot with the window, because we have two cats that are around 20 lbs each. The cats went to the Litter Robot before the other box. After months of use, our cats use both boxes, however we are a lot happier with the Litter Robot, because of it’s quick reset time/clean-up time. We would love to win a Litter Robot to replace our last hand scoop litter box.”

  • Nancy, Winter Haven, FL

“I hated cleaning the litter in my old-fashioned litter boxes. My daughter has tried more than one brand of the first version of automatic litter boxes, and complained that all of them clogged up. So I researched the next level of automatic litter boxes, and decided on the Litter-Robot. BEST DECISION EVER! I have two cats, and only need to replace the bag once a week. I love that I can use 13 gal. garbage bags, which saves money. My cats and I thank you so much for creating this product!”

  • Teri, Concord, CA

“We have 10 cats and 2 litter robots. It’s wonderful to not have to clean out 10 litter boxes every day. We now change out the drawers every 3 to 4 days. When we had the old litter boxes it hurt my back to clean them out. Now, it takes about a minute to change out the trash bags and be done. No more back pain! Plus, the amount of litter we’re saving is amazing.”

  • Katie, Henderson, KY

“Thought you might like to hear that we bought our LitterRobot 12/22/2004! Had to replace something on it in 2008 otherwise it’s still going strong. What a great product and worth every penny! We live in Minnesota and the LitterRobot has been hauled to Nevada and back with our 2 cats twice. Can’t imagine being without one. Thank you for such a durable, well made product.”

  • Ronnie, Ely, MN

“Over the years, I have thrown my money away with every piece of littler box equipment invented. The pads, the sifter, the tilt-the-box, the “absorbent” pebbles and crystals, the diaper-dropper container contraption…you name it. The Litter Robot is the last piece of equipment I need to ever buy. No more nauseating smell, wasting plastic bags, toxic dust, and hassle. This thing is priceless.”

  • Jessica, Brisbane, CA

So, as you can clearly see, our customers love the Litter Robot as much as or possibly even more than we do, and they’re not hiding it. Try out our rendition of the automatic self-cleaning litter box and we’re sure you’ll be pleased that you did!

How To Brush Your Cat’s Teeth

Wednesday, 13 May, 2015 | Category: Press | Comments (0)
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Your cat’s dental hygiene is just as important as your dental hygiene, so it’s a must to keep your cat’s teeth nice and clean. Here, courtesy of the ASPCA, are some tips on how to keep your cat’s oral hygiene in order and, when the time comes, how to brush your cat’s teeth, too.

The Pre-Brushing Protocol

Before a brush ever touches teeth, there are a few things to keep your eye (or nose) open for, and these will help you gauge your kitty’s dental health. First, be mindful of bad breath, as this can be a sign of digestive or oral disease. Give a little sniff here and there just to establish a baseline for your kitty’s oral hygiene. Also take a look from time to time and see what’s going on in your cat’s mouth. The gums should ideally be pink and firm, rather than red, white or swollen, and teeth should be white and clear of any brownish buildup. Any kind of discoloration, swelling, ulcers, excessive drooling, tooth decay or anything else that looks out of the ordinary is likely a sign of much needed cleaning. So, where to begin?

Brushing Supplies And Preparation

You’ll want to collect a basic feline oral hygiene kit, which should contain a small cat-specific toothbrush, cat-specific toothpaste, some cotton swabs and possibly some salt and water. It’s imperative never to use toothpaste designed for humans, as this can pose serious health risks. You’ll first want to get your cat used to the idea of having its teeth touched, so using a finger or a cotton swab to gently press on your cat’s teeth and gums is a good way to ease into this. After a few times with just touch, begin introducing a small amount of cat-specific toothpaste onto your cat’s lips, so that it can begin to adjust to the taste. Next, incorporate the cat-specific toothbrush, some of which are even designed to slip over your finger, to facilitate use and help stimulate your cat’s gums. Finally, use a bit of toothpaste with the toothbrush and give a gentle, yet thorough brushing. You may want to have your cat visit the veterinarian before you begin brushing, as many cats already have gingivitis, which will increase discomfort during the brushing process.

Besides brushing, you cat’s oral hygiene can benefit from the aid of chew toys, healthy diet and regular checkups (whether by you or your vet) to look out for various oral disease. Being proactive and alert will be your best chance of keeping your cat’s mouth and, in turn, your cat as happy and healthy as can be.   

The Self-Cleaning Litter Box For Multiple Cats

Monday, 11 May, 2015 | Category: Press | Comments (0)
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Do you have a multiple cat household? Are you overwhelmed with the number of conventional litter boxes in your home? The Humane Society and other sources suggest having 1.5 litter boxes per cat. That means three litter boxes for two cats and five litter boxes for three! Think about all of the crouching, scooping and replenishing involved in a three-cat home. If you love your big family of kitties, but you’re having trouble managing all of their many waste receptacles, then perhaps you need something simpler. The Litter Robot! Voila! Why not replace your five conventional litter boxes with one automatic self-cleaning litter box? It’ll be even more effective, and you’ll have less than 1/5 of the work to do.

A Clean Box, Every Time!

One of the chief reasons for one and a half litter boxes per cat is cleanliness. As cat owner, there’s only so much scooping that you’re going to be able to do in a day, and the typical cat owner wants to minimize that as much as possible. With only one box and three cats, you’d be practically scooping all day long just to keep the box clean enough to keep your cats satisfied. So, at least with conventional litter boxes, one per cat plus an extra or two is a safe way to ensure that your cats are always arriving at a relatively fresh litter box. But what if there was some device that could clean itself after each use, to ensure that the next kitty to arrive would be presented with a completely clean environment? Oh, what’s that, you say…you say there is such a device, and it’s called the Litter Robot? Well, by golly, how about that? Now, with just one Litter Robot, your multiple cat household no longer has to be a multiple litter box household, too. Touché, Automated Pet Care, touché.

Reduced Competition!

Another factor that plays into the use of litter boxes in a multiple cat household, and which can necessitate a separate litter box for each cat, is a level of spirited (or sometimes just plain bullying) competition. When one cat decides that the other will have to acknowledge the first cat’s dominance before being permitted to use the litter box, it can lead the second cat to eliminate waste elsewhere to avoid confrontation. But why introduce a second, or third, litter box only to alleviate the symptom, when you could face and resolve the problem directly. With an automatic self-cleaning litter box like the Litter Robot, you not only solve the effects of the competition, but you can actually relieve the competition entirely. When your litter box actually cleans itself after each use, you’ll find that your cats will be less prone to identifying it as “their” domain, but rather see it as a universal (and readily accessible) location to make waste. So, don’t allow one cat to bully the others, but level the playing field with the technologically superior Litter Robot, instead!

If your multiple cat household is becoming too much of a burden, there’s a simple and convenient solution that will have you and your cats much happier than before. A Litter Robot is the answer to every one of your multiple cat, multiple litter box dilemmas.

 

Cat Quotations: Famous Words On Cats

Sunday, 10 May, 2015 | Category: Press | Comments (0)
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Cats have long had a very profound influence on humankind, and there are more than a few rather poignant quotations from some serious thinkers on the topic of cats. Here are just a few…

 

Robert A. Heinlein

“Women and cats will do as they please and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea”

 

Mark Twain

“Some people scorn a cat and think it not an essential; but the Clemens tribe are not of these.”

 

“When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.”

 

Sigmund Freud

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.”

 

Leo Dworkin

“No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat.”

 

Jules Verne

“I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.”

 

Albert Schweitzer

“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.”

 

Groucho Marx

“A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.”

Cat Pregnancy: What To Expect When Your Cat Is Expecting

Thursday, 7 May, 2015 | Category: Press | Comments (0)
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You may be feeling slightly overwhelmed at the prospect of your cat’s pregnancy, but you can rest assured that you, your cat and your cat’s new kittens are going to be just fine. According to the very competent sources at Web MD, here’s a basic rundown of things to keep in mind when your cat is expecting.

Should The Vet Examine My Cat?

In short, yes. Your cat’s gestation period (the time between mating and birth) is roughly 65-69 days. For the vast majority of this time there are few and very slight indications that your cat is even pregnant, and it is encouraged to seek the guidance of a medical professional. With ultrasound and other sophisticated techniques, pregnancy can be detected as early as days 15-20, but this requires a precise knowledge of feline pregnancy. Your veterinarian is going to be an enormous help throughout this process, and you’re going to rely heavily on his/her expertise. Attempting to see the process through by yourself can result in any number of complications, even including miscarriage.

What Should I Do Before Labor Begins?

As your veterinarian is going to be your primary consultant on all matters relating to your cat’s pregnancy, you’ll want to be in regular communication. You should schedule the first prenatal checkup at about three weeks after mating, granted you’re aware of the exact date. Otherwise, this first checkpoint may be difficult to see coming, as a fetal kitten is only about the size of a peanut at this point, and your cat will be showing minimal signs of anything unusual.

Your cat may experience morning sickness around the 3-4 week mark. This will occur as a result of internal movement of the uterus as well as hormonal fluctuations. It is likely that this will last for only a few days, with some vomiting, lethargy and lack of appetite. If you happen to notice it at all, which you may very well not, keep a close eye on your cat’s eating and drinking patterns. If your cat has been resisting food and water for more than a couple days, seek the consult of your veterinarian.

By approximately the 50 day marker, you should be able to see a visible expansion of your cat’s belly and other readily apparent physical signs of pregnancy, including a swelling and reddening of the nipples as well as possible lactation. Finally, one week before the expected date of arrival, you should schedule a final prenatal consultation. Your doctor will likely discuss delivery protocol, take a basic inventory to look for any possible issues and give you instructions for the care of your new kittens.

What Should I Expect After Delivery?

Though your veterinarian will provide you with specific instructions for the care of your new baby kittens, you may be eager to have some idea of what to expect. Here, courtesy of the ASPCA, are a few of the major concerns when caring for newborn kittens.

  • Feeding a kitten is largely the responsibility of its mother, but, if the two have been separated for any reason, there are alternative recourses.
  • After they’ve exhausted the nutritional value of their mother’s milk, you can begin to introduce small quantities of a milk replacer. Once they’ve become used to this, you can add some cat food to the milk replacer to make gruel.
  • If the mother is not present, it is important to keep the kitten incubated. This can be done with the aid of a heating pad or warm water bottle wrapped in a towel. You must make sure that the kitten can distance itself from the heat source easily. Your vet will be able to discuss appropriate temperatures with you.
  • Holding kittens is a vital part of the socialization process, but should only begin from the second week on. Kittens can be especially prone to injury, so anyone handling the kitten should be especially mindful of this. Young children should be supervised closely.

There’s obviously a great deal more depth and detail on every possible subject and inquiry that might occur regarding feline pregnancy and kitten care. It’s important to keep in close contact with your veterinarian during this time, as they will have the most accurate and complete information. Other than that, congratulations on the birth of what are sure to be some absolutely adorable kittens! Enjoy the new additions to your family.

Best Cat Urine Cleaner

Wednesday, 6 May, 2015 | Category: Press | Comments (0)
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No matter how well-trained your cat is, you’re bound to run into the occasional accident. These incidents can be caused by any number of issues, and it’s best to consult your veterinarian if the incidents persist. Before you go pouring bleach all over your home, throwing furniture away and ripping up carpeting, take a look at these helpful tips for cat urine cleanup, courtesy of Animal Planet. You may just be surprised by how effective some of these quick and easy homemade cat urine cleaners can be.

Homemade Cat Urine Cleaner

Here are some different recipes for tried and true homemade cat urine cleaner, which have already proven effective for many cat owners.

  • Water & Vinegar Solution
    • 1 ½ cup warm water
    • ½ cup vinegar
    • Mix and pour over stain, allow to sit for 3-5 minutes
    • The vinegar is good for killing bacteria
    • Effective for new or old stains
    • DO NOT use on marble or stone

If this hasn’t quite done the trick, don’t lose hope just yet. There’s still more that can be done!

  • Baking Soda
    • All-purpose baking soda
    • Sprinkle generously over the soiled area

Here’s another good one that you can employ, if all else has failed to remedy a really nasty spot.

  • Hydrogen Peroxide & Dish Detergent
    • ¾ cup 3% hydrogen peroxide
    • 1t dish detergent
    • Mix and sprinkle over baking soda (test on small area first)
      • Hydrogen peroxide can discolor some carpeting
    • Work the solution deep into the spot

Now, leave all of your efforts there on the spot to dry for a few hours. Once everything has set, you’ll want to vacuum the baking soda and, if the stain is still there, repeat the entire process.

Which Ingredients Work Best & Which Ingredients To Avoid

As we mentioned, vinegar is a good ingredient for killing the bacteria that can lead to unpleasant odors. Similarly, baking soda can prove to be quite an effective deodorizing agent. Hydrogen Peroxide can also be very helpful in mitigating both the color and smell of a cat urine spot, but only the weakest concentration (3%) is advisable. Any stronger and the solution may discolor or damage your carpeting.

We’ve also made mention of this before, but every good piece of advice bears repeating. Do not use ammonia, or any solutions containing ammonia, on a cat urine stain. The combination of cat urine and ammonia will actually cause the odor of the urine to become more pronounced, which may, in turn, lead your cat to mark the area again. So, in cat urine clean up, steer clear of the ammonia, as it will only make matters worse.

Tips & Techniques For Removing Cat Urine

If a cat urine incident has just occurred, use either paper towel or a cloth towel to blot – not rub –the area dry. If the area has already begun to dry, pour some cold water over the spot and then blot it dry.

After you’ve made the area sufficiently dry, begin with the water and vinegar solution. If that’s not proving strong enough, proceed with the baking soda, and, if that still isn’t cutting it, move on with the hydrogen peroxide and dish detergent solution as prescribed above.

After allowing the solution(s) to set, give it a few hours time to dry up, then clean up the residual ingredients. If you’re still seeing discoloration or smelling foul odor, try repeating the process from the beginning. If you’re still not experiencing success, you may want to resort to a commercial enzyme cleaning product, which can be found at most major pet stores. According to Cat Centric, an enzyme cleaner can be a very effective means of breaking down the rather stubborn chemical structure of the cat urine, which will help remedy any unpleasant odor.

Hopefully this will prove helpful in all of your cat urine cleaning endeavors. It may seem like a disagreeable task, but it will surely beat living with an unsightly and malodorous patch of urine soaked carpet.