How to Get Cat Pee Out of a Memory Foam Mattress With Success

Here are two methods to get rid of cat pee from your memory foam mattress.

First method to get cat pee Out of a memory Foam Mattress- Using Vinegar and Baking Soda

1) Start off by clearing the mattress of any materials or bedding.

2) Next, blot as much urine as possible with clean towels or paper towels. Do not rub the area. When blotting, the moisture is drawn into the paper towel as opposed to rubbing, which forces the urine to penetrate even deeper into the mattress.

3) Then, mix together one part water with one part white vinegar.

4) Sponge the solution onto the affected area or use a spray bottle to spray the area. Using a spray bottle is easier as it gives more control.

5) Allow the solution to sit on the urine stain for several minutes, then blot it up with more clean towels or paper towels.

6) Finally, use a vacuum cleaner with the upholstery attachment to remove any remaining moisture from the mattress. Allow the mattress to air dry completely. This may take days.

An overhead fan, if you have one will speed up the process, or use a portable fan to blow over the wet area. Otherwise open windows, to allow air to circulate.

The vinegar will leave an odor, however this will dissipate after some time. If you have trouble coping with the vinegar odor try neutralizing the odor by creating a paste using baking soda and water. Apply the paste to the affected area and allow it to sit for several hours before vacuuming it up.

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Make every effort to remove most of the moisture.

Second method to get cat pee Out of a memory Foam Mattress – use An Enzyme Cleaner

The method of using an enzyme cleaner is similar to that of using other methods. The urine-stained area needs to be treated, and the mattress will then need time to dry thoroughly.

Follow the specific directions given on the cleaner you choose to use. The stain remover that smells like oranges is a very effective enzymatic cleaner but I have a problem with the fragrance of the product.

It may just be my sensitive nose and probably is, as my OH likes the fragrance. However, this is just a reminder to read reviews and pay attention to how the product odor affected the cat parents because that is important too.

1. Blot the area with a clean cloth to remove as much urine as possible.

2. Mix a solution of one part water and one part enzyme cleaner.

3. Apply the mixture to the urine stains using a spray bottle or sponge.

4. Allow the mixture to sit on the stain for at least 15 minutes.

5. Blot the area with a clean cloth to remove the enzyme cleaner.

6. Rinse the area with plain water and blot dry.

Ask Yourself, “Why Would The Cat Pee on My Memory Foam?”

Find out if the cat has a health issue and seek your vet’s assistance.

Here are some common cat issues that need treatment, and one may be the reason your cat peed on your memory foam.

There is Hope if a Cat Pees on a Memory Foam Mattress

I once thought that nothing would erase the pee smell from:

  • Curtains
  • Carpets
  • Sheets
  • Blankets
  • Rugs
  • Wood
  • Yarn-Yes, I know! Cats do pee on yarn.
  • Mattresses, especially memory foam mattresses.

However, if your kitty pees on your memory foam, know that there is hope and you can remove urine stains.

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Now we need to stop you from peeing on the mattress, Mr Gorgeous Kitty!

Everything in life, including your family’s cat or cats, has some negatives. You must be prepared to accept some bad with all the good that cats bring to human lives, such as getting pee out of a memory foam mattress.

Preventing Cats From Peeing On A mattress

While your cat is in the process of healing from a health ailment or taking part in behavior modification, it may be an excellent idea to put a waterproof barrier on your mattress. If your cat makes this mistake again, you can save your mattress from further damage. 

You may have to keep your bedroom door closed

Some folks add their favorite essential oil to the cleaning regime. Cats do not like strong fragrances, so these oils may deter your cat from jumping on your bed. 

Odors that Cats Do Not Like

After the cat pee is cleaned up and the area is dry, consider spraying your mattress with any of the following. Cats do not generally like these smells. This may deter them from jumping on your bed. 

  1. Citrus
  2. Cayenne
  3. Mustard
  4. Lavender (I opt for this choice for obvious reasons)
  5. Bananas
  6. Fruity Smells

Never reprimand your cat because it peed on your memory foam.

Since cats can not talk, this is a form of communication to get your attention. If your cat pees on your bed, it will certainly get your attention fast and it is then up to you to solve the problem and prevent it happening again.

Cats do not know what spite is, so know that your cat would never pee on your memory foam on purpose.

Keep giving your fluff ball the attention it needs and throw in loads of kitty hugs and kisses. 

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It’s a touchy subject. We don’t like it either, do we dear?
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