How To Get Rid Of Cat Urine Smell

5 Materials
1 Hour

Cat urine smell can be hard to remove but with these tricks your house will be smelling lovely again using a few safe items.

Step 1: Before you begin you will need a few items to drive out that cat urine smell.

  • Vinegar and water
  • Natures Miracle pet safe cleaner
  • Homeright steamer
  • Wash clothes
  • Distilled Water
  • Small cup

Step 2: With most projects it is good to get everything out the way. I had a small table in this space so I removed it.

It happens that our kitty was going potty in the corner behind the table.

Step 3: Treat anything that has been affected by the cat urine.

I got on my hands and knees and gave the space a sniff test. I found the odor stronger at this foot of the table and along the baseboard.

I am pretty sure it got under the baseboard.

Put some vinegar and water into a cup and sit the foot of the affected piece into the cup. Let it sit for about 5 minutes and remove it. The smell should be gone.

Now spray the vinegar and water along the baseboard and anywhere else you smelled the smell. Let it sit for at least 5 minutes then wipe it up with a clean wet washcloth.

Step 4: Natures Miracle

If the smell is persistent repeat everything with Natures Miracle.

It is a little more heavy duty and should get rid of the smell unless it has gotten somewhere you cannot reach like the baseboard.

Step 5

Grab your steamer, I like to use the Homeright Steamer, and attach the jet nozzle.

Step 6

Point the jet nozzle into the crack under the baseboard and spray the steam into that hard to reach spot.

Step 7:

Since you have your machine out go ahead and steam the tile. It will get rid of any of those last urine particles.

If you would like to see a video demonstration on how I get rid of cat urine smell click my link below where you will find the video on my website.

The quicker you clean up your cats mess the better chance you will not need Nature's Miracle.

Most the time I only need the vinegar and water. About once a month a pull out the steamer and steam the floors.

But if the mess has been left too long I need the Nature's Miracle.

This is our sweet kitty who leaves us gifts now and then. Haha!

If you would love more cat decor ideas check out my  cat bar station post. . It will give you a fun idea to treat your special fur baby!

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  • CJ CJ on Jan 22, 2021

    love your curtain toppers too!

  • Karen Goodenough Karen Goodenough on Jan 22, 2021

    Why not just use the nature miracle? I believe it’s an enzyme cleaner so it should work much better than messing around using vinegar- I dislike the lingering scent of vinegar

  • Kyp Purifoy Kyp Purifoy on Jan 22, 2021

    Nice! I hope it works on my dogs' pee. By the way, will this vinegar and water remove cat pee and maybe feces remnants from skeins of yarn, or would it be best to throw it away?


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  • Jeanette Jeanette on Jan 23, 2021

    Spraying is a territorial thing unrelated to neutering. Females will do it, too. I love Nature's Miracle!

  • Robyn Garner Robyn Garner on Jan 24, 2021

    OdoBan (home depot) not only removes cat pee stench but also disinfects.