Sometimes, your cat may urine on or in your purse. If this happens, you can clean the purse with natural cleaners and deodorizers.
Steps to Remove Cat Urine from Leather Purse
- Use paper towels to absorb as much of the urine from the purse as possible. Clear the contents of the purse, and use a damp cloth to wipe interior. To deal with the urine inside the purse, you can sop up as much liquid as you can from any soiled contents. Place the contents on a paper towel and clean the inside with a damp cloth. Discard dirty paper towels.
- Use the enzymatic pet odor neutralizer to spray the stained area to break down the chemicals in the urine and prevent them from changing the texture of the leather. Use a soft white cloth to remove the neutralizer using circular motion. If the cat urinated inside, spray the interior with the neutralizer and blot up any excess. After cleaning, let the purse naturally dry, digesting the urine’s odor-causing components.
- Soak a soft white cloth with warm water, and add a little saddle-shaped soap. Wipe the outside of the purse using a circular motion. Clean the entire outer surface, avoiding moisture stains. Let the purse dry.
- Mix 1 cup of boiled linseed oil with 1/2 cup of white vinegar, and dampen a clean cloth with the mixture and then rub it on the purse in a circular motion.
- After the bag has dried completely, soften its leather exterior. Use a clean cloth with two or three drops of olive to wipe the surface with circular motion.
- Spray baking soda inside the purse and let it sit inside overnight to neutralize urine odors.
- Seal your purse outside to protect it from future damage.
- Before using any cleaning product, evaluate the color fastness of the purse by testing a small portion of the product in the undisclosed area of the purse.
- Use a white cloth while cleaning your purse will prevent the transfer of any dye from a colored cloth onto your purse.
- To treat older, tougher stains, you can take your bag to a dry cleaner.
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