Millions of cat owners around the world share the frustration of having a cat that does not use his litter box. A cat that pees on the carpet, bed or anywhere other than the litter box is a dangerous issue. In this article, I will answer some of the most as often as possible asked questions about stopping your cat peeing on the carpet.
Should I attempt to clean the carpet where the cat peed?
You unquestionably need to altogether clean the area of carpet that your cat has been peeing. The smell of pee will attract your cat to repeatedly get back to the same area void his bladder.
Do I have to purchase a special cleaning solution to clean the carpet?
Although there are some acceptable products on the market for cleaning cat peeing on a carpet and upholstery, it is possible to make up a solution at home that can be just as powerful. Just be prepared for the smell to deteriorate before it gets better as the enzymes in the cleaning solution start to break down the organic material abandoned by the cat pee.
Is there any reality to the tip about spritzing your cat with water when it goes to pee on the carpet?
It is anything but somewhat on the nature of your cat however generally speaking, most cats HATE water and it tends to be a viable impediment. Somewhat of a noisy clapping of the hands can also assist with creating an aversion to a specific area that the cat is attempting to pee.
Can I put something down on the carpet to stop my cat peeing there?
A stunt that many cat owners have had success with is something I call The Tinfoil Trick. Cats do not care for the sensation of something unfamiliar under their feet and tinfoil feels strange to them and makes an unpleasant noise when they step on it. Punch a couple of holes in it however to make sure that any moisture from cat pee underneath can breathe.
My better half and I have a cat that cost us thousands of dollars in repair bills when his peeing on the carpet wound up spoiling through to the floorboards and demolishing both our floor AND the neighbors roof. We realized we expected to take action because we were not content with surrendering our cat