If it smells like a urinal it has been used as one.
Often times, the simple remedies simply do not work and you need to know exactly what steps have to be taken to remedy the situation. IF the odors have penetrated the carpet, and floors beneath, it’s possible it all has to be treated and/or removed to solve the problem.
If your cat has urinated on linens, clothing or drapes, wash them or have them dry-cleaned as soon as possible. The longer urine stays on fabric, the more stubborn its odor becomes. Detergents with baking soda or enzymatic additives are best for cleaning items that have urine odor.
Urine stains found approximately at cat-nose level on vertical surfaces, such as furniture, drapes or walls, are telltale signs of feline spraying. Urine marking is a method of olfactory signaling that may lay claim to territory, assert status (both high and low), offer sexual availability or indicate stress or frustration. Spraying appears to be a form of communication that’s aimed at other cats — or, in the case of frustration, more likely aimed at humans. While most urine marking is accomplished via spraying, some cats may mark by squatting on horizontal surfaces. The marked site will offer a clue as to where the trouble lies. Spraying near doors or windows can be attributed to the stress of an indoor cat, like Tom, who spots an outside interloper on his or her territory. A marked suitcase can indicate stress over an impending vacation, signifying the owner’s absence, an “invading” pet sitter, a change in routine, or worse: a stay at the boarding kennel.
Permanent Odor Elimination–No Cover-ups We tell you the truth about treating pet urine, the most common problem we treat, and back it up with the facts. Don’t waste your time and money on carpet cleaning or “miracle” pet store cover-up products.