How to Get Dog and Cat Urine Out of Your Mattress
Pet accidents happen — sometimes on your bed — but that doesn't mean you have to live with the unpleasant stains and odors.
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A full day
If you have an excitable puppy or a senior cat, chances are you will experience a few accidents. And yes, sometimes those accidents will happen on the bed. It's no secret that cleaning a mattress is a tricky task. But with the right supplies at your disposal, it is possible to get pet urine stains — and the smell that comes with them — out of your mattress.
- Dry cotton towels
- Spray Bottle
- Baking soda
- Enzymatic cleaner
- Lavender essential oil (optional)
- White vinegar
Project step-by-step (7)
Remove and Wash Bedding
- Take sheets, blankets and pillows off the bed.
- Treat any stains with a stain remover, and wash affected linens in hot water.
Blot Up Liquid
- If the pet stain is fresh, use a clean cotton towel to soak up as much of the urine as possible.
- Press down firmly on the stained area, but do not rub.
- Paper towels will also work for this step but you’ll likely use quite a few of them.
- Skip this step if the stain is already dry.