Families with cats may encounter the phenomenon of indoor odor. If there is a family gathering, it will make the owner very embarrassed. There is a certain relationship between the odor in the room and the cat, but the responsibility is not entirely on the cat. The owner should think about whether the cat has not been bathed regularly, changed the cat litter, or did not open windows for ventilation. These are the reasons for the family odor.
I. bath cats regularly
Cats have their own ability and habits to clean their bodies. Therefore, for healthy cats, as long as the living environment is not dirty, the cat’s body is often very clean, and there is no smell, so there is no need to give the cat a bath. Some captive cats often have a great decline in self purification ability, and some sick cats are also easy to be lazy about cleaning themselves. Therefore, these cats are easy to get dirty and smelly, so they can be bathed to eliminate the source of odor. You can use pet shampoo to bathe cats.
2. Disinfect the cat’s nest
There are many families will give the cat a professional warm cat nest. Because the cat nest material is not resistant to dirt and other factors, if the cat’s nest is not cleaned for a long time, it will also produce odor. Therefore, in order to eliminate the odor source, it is necessary to clean and clean the cat’s nest regularly. In wet weather, the cat’s nest should be exposed to the sun to remove the damp and musty smell.
3. Training cats
Usually to the cat more training, cultivate good habits of life, is also a good way to eliminate odor. The odor source of cat family often comes from the cat’s feces and urine. Therefore, we should cultivate the cat’s good habit of not urinating anywhere. Cats are not allowed to sleep around. They should sleep in a designated place or special cat’s nest. If possible, give the cat a small room alone. Try to avoid people and cats living in the same room. When feeding the cat, do not allow the cat to pick up food and throw it everywhere to prevent the food from rotting in the corner.
Attention, cat bad breath
When a cat has bad breath or farts all the time, it will bring bad smell to the family. If the cat is not born with bad breath, it is likely to have oral disease, or it may be due to improper feeding. The cat always farts may be due to gastrointestinal diseases, or improper intake of food. Therefore, if you find that your cat has bad breath or is always farting, you should first check whether your feeding is proper. After eliminating the cause of food, take your cat to see a pet doctor.
Environment is very important
The environment in which cats live must be kept dry and not humid, otherwise, the cat’s fur is easy to produce a special bad smell of mildew. You can put the cat’s nest in a dry room. If the cat’s room becomes wet, desiccant and air dryer can be used to dehumidify the room. Note that the desiccant should not be touched by the cat.
6. The cat should excrete in a fixed place
To make the cat in a fixed place to defecate, timely remove the excreta in the litter basin, keep the litter basin clean, and wash the toilet shared by people and cats frequently.
7. Pay attention to the health of cats
We should pay attention to whether the cat’s ears, mouth and eyes have pathological changes or are infected by parasites. It is also one of the important reasons for bad smell at home that cats have bad smell of ears, bad breath or bad eyes. Therefore, we should do a good job on the cat’s ears, mouth and eyes health care work, find problems in a timely manner. At last, it is necessary to clean the floor and keep the room clean.
There is no need to worry about the smell of the cat in the family.
Temporary solutions can also be used for temporary odor caused by cats. Indoor pineapple, mango and other aromatic fruits, aromatherapy, air fresheners and air purifiers are good ways to remove odors.
As long as the owners insist on the above seven points, raising cats will no longer need to worry about the smell of the family. We must frequently open windows and ventilate to keep the cat’s litter clean. In the long run, it will not only benefit the health of cats, but also enable us to live in a healthy environment. Why not?