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Cat urine is more concentrated and stronger than dog urine because cats don't drink as much water. So, it takes a little more work to deal with cat urine problems! Getting to the stain ASAP is the key to taking care of the problem and the smell!
Step 1: Soak up as much liquid as possible. Use old bath towels (or a lot of paper towels!) and stand on them. Keep doing this until no more moisture comes up.
Step 2: The cleaning step involves making your own solution or using one of the commercial carpet cleaners. There are very good enzyme-based pet-stain cleaners out there, and it's well worth having some on hand if your pets tend to have accidents.
For a good homemade cleaning solution for carpets, mix 1 teaspoon milk liquid dish-washing (not dishwasher) detergent with 8 ounces room-temperature tap water. Using a clean cloth or sponge, blot the area, working from the outside of the stain toward the center.
Step 3: Rinse with clean water and blot with a clean towel.
Step 4: Mix 1 ounce white vinegar with 8 ounces water and repeat the above steps. This helps remove any soap residue, and it also deodorizes.
Step 5: Last, place a clean, dry towel over the area and stand on it to pull up moisture. Keep doing this until no more moisture comes up.
After you've blotted up as much cat urine from the carpet or furniture as you can, spray the stain with an enzyme-based cleaner
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A word of warning here. No matter what anyone may try to tell you about how to clean cat urine from carpets or furniture, do NOT ever try to use a product with ammonia in it as a cat urine cleaner. Cat urine contains ammonia, and by using that product, you have just provided a marker for your cat telling it where to do its business next time. Removing cat urine from your carpet can be one of the most difficult cleaning tasks, since it produces an especially persistent, unpleasant odor.
Photo provided by FlickrRemoval of Cat Urine from carpet. Get rid of cat urine odors & pet urine odors & stains. Home Remedy. Natural cleaning products used.
Photo provided by FlickrIf these tips for cleaning cat urine don't help, it is time to call in the professionals from Carpet Keepers.
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These days when I remove cat urine from carpet I usually just spot clean. No point in doing the entire carpet for one little spot right? Simple Solution NATURAL Stain & Odor Eliminator is usually my cat urine cleaner of choice. It has a biodegradable formula that works quite well. I have in the past also used natural enzyme/bacteria cleaners such as Nature’s Miracle, Bac Out Stain & Odor Eliminator by Bi-O-Kleen, Capture Pet Stain and Odor Neutralizer and Complete Pet Stain and Odor Remover by 8in1. If your cat urine problems are a little more widespread and you do need to do the whole carpet, there are some good natural/green carpet shampoos for the large extraction cleaners. Look for products such as Earth Friendly Products Carpet Shampoo, Enviro-Rite Carpet Cleaner and Ecosafe Products Carpet Cleaner.Cat urine is removed from carpet using cornstarch, a highly absorbent ingredient that doesn't leave any odor behind, and is effective when sprinkled over a stain and allowed to sit for an hour. Remove cat urine from carpet, vacuuming up the leftover cornstarch, with tips from a contractor's assistant in this free video on carpet cleaning.

Expert: Josh Bale
Bio: Josh Bale works as a contractor's assistant and is highly experienced in maintaining carpets, upholstery and various fabrics.
Filmmaker: Ryan QuinnCleaning cat urine from synthetic carpet is often a realistic and manageable job. If your cat urinated on a delicate area or throw rug made out of wool, however, the cleaning task could be significantly harder. If this is the case, seek professional assistance from a carpeting cleaning business that has a strong background in dealing with cat urine odors.We can certainly detect an acrid smell, but the contents of feline urinary messages are not for us to comprehend, only to clean. So how does peeing recreate everything from emails and missed connections to warning signs and emojis? Cat urine contains pheromones, proteins, and other chemicals, which other cats know how to read. For instance, a male cat that has not been neutered has pheromones that act like an OK Cupid profile, announcing his interest in a relationship. Regardless of a cat’s sex, urine is also used for marking territory. The volume of urine, the chemicals it contains, even the length of time it has been on an object all change and define the meanings it carries.