January 11th 08, 05:03 AM
"blkcatgal" > wrote in message
> There are other cleaners that work better than Nature's Miracle. I never
> had good luck with Nature's Miracle on larger areas. Try Anti-Icky Poo.
> That is what my vet recommended when I had a cat that sprayed on a regular
> basis. It works great. You could also try Zero Odor. I haven't used
> this myself but others have had good success with it.
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> "peter" > wrote in message
> news:nEwhj.8236$%[email protected]
>> "cindys" > wrote in message
>>>> Agreed. I can testify, though, that it worked without me using a ton of
>>>> it on a 2 x 2 area of rug.
>>> I agree that would work. I would be willing to bet you used an entire
>>> gallon or close to it? Generally, the problem isn't so much that the
>>> Nature's Miracle can't get rid of the smell in one particular area,
>>> assuming you use enough of it. But generally, the way things go is that
>>> the cat urinated in multiple, multiple areas all over the carpeting. And
>>> you can't know where every spot is and you can't saturate the entire
>>> living room the way you did the 2 x 2 area. For one thing, you would
>>> ruin the flooring underneath the carpeting. For another thing, Nature's
>>> Miracle is expensive. You could easily spend several hundred dollars on
>>> Nature's Miracle and still not get rid of the odor.
>>> Honestly, I'm not trying to be argumentative with you. I just have a
>>> living room with multiple, multiple areas of pale blue carpeting that
>>> were urinated upon (I could never find all the spots) and multiple areas
>>> of wood damaged from both urine and being saturated with Nature's
>>> Miracle in a fruitless attempt to clean it all up. I spent a ton of
>>> money on Nature's miracle, which I generally think is an excellent
>>> product, but it has its limits. It just cannot clean up an entire living
>>> room. If Peter is only talking about a couple of spots, I agree that the
>>> Nature's Miracle might be the ticket, but if his living room is anything
>>> like mine, he really is going to have to rip up the carpeting (IMHO).
>> I honestly don't know how many spots of urine there are. I only smell
>> several spots. So even the spots I think are clean may have urine.
>> Originally, I was thinking after my old cat died, I would replace all the
>> carpets, not have cats and enjoy a clean house. But cats have been
>> imprinted in my mind and I'm afraid I need to have a cat again.
We had success with something called Pets and Kids, or somesuch thing. Any
enzymatic cleaner ought to do it.
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