How to Clean and Remove Cat Poop Stains and
Odors From Carpets
Your cat or kitten may have missed the litter box and pooped
on the carpet. Now someone, (probably you) has to clean up the
poop. You want to avoid stains and odor and you don't have time
to go out and buy specialty cleaning products. Below are
instructions for cleaning up the cat poop using stuff you
probably have around the house.
How to Clean Cat Poop from your
1. Your first task is to remove the bulk of the poop. It may
be hard and dried on to the carpet or worse still it could be
Put on your gloves, get yourself a paint scraper (or
something similar) and a dustpan.
2. Firstly, remove the bulk of the cat poop using the paint scraper
and place it in the dustpan. Wipe off excess poop with a damp paper
towel but try not to spread if further.
3. Spray the stain with a pre-wash laundry stain
remover. You must use one that has 'Oxi-Action' or similar
reference. 'Oxi' is the key word.
||Using liquid dishwashing
liquid, make up a bucket of cold soapy water
the stain using the soapy water and a cloth. Rinse the cloth out
A scrubbing brush may be necessary.
Repeat spraying and scrubbing until there is no stain visible.
Use paper towels, to absorb as much of the moisture as possible.
Put the paper towel over the area and tread on the
until it is saturated. Then repeat with fresh towels until there is
little or no moisture.
Removing the cat poop odor
||5. Use half a cup of 50/50
white vinegar and water and pour it over the stain.
Once again use
paper towels to absorb excess moisture.
Rub a handful of baking soda into area and
work it in with your fingers.
Allow to dry, usually overnight. You can
use a fan or heater to assist drying
the baking powder is dry vacuum it up.
Your carpet will smell sweet and fresh with no hint of
cat poop odor.
advisable that you test your carpet for color fastness in an
inconspicuous area first.