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How to improve the unpleasant, chemical smell of recently purchased cat condo

Cat tree

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A cat tower is like an amusement park for kittens, there are so many stuff for your cat to entertain and enjoy. But one of the most common problems that most cat owners face when buying their new tree. It is the odor from the newly made material. It could come from the carpet or the glue and this is really annoying. And even when you have bought the best cat tree out there, your condo could still have unpleasant smells. So in case you haven’t know how to remove these odor, I’ll share some of my knowledge so that you can deal with them.

Evaporation

Evaporation

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This is the most simple and common method to remove odor from almost everything. Do you notice that smells will come off after a period of time? It is because the ventilation makes odors evaporate. So to remove odors quickly, you simply need to speed up the process. The simplest way is to leave your condo outside somewhere ventilated and leave it for the smell to go away. Or you can use a fan to blow it out quicker.

Using baking soda is also a great way to remove unpleasant smell on your cat tree. Because odors mostly come from the humidity inside the condo and baking soda is a great hygroscopic matter. You should spray the powder in every corner of the tree and leave it for one night so the baking soda can absorb all the moisture. After that clean everything up with a hand vacuum.

Deodorizer spray

Deodorizer spray

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The deodorizing spray is a good alternative method. But it could cost you more and not all deodorizer will work. You need to choose the right one in order to receive good results. When using these spray, you should also consider the chemical components inside it. Make sure you and your cat are not allergic to any of them. And remember to choose a pleasant smell because your cats don’t like smells that are too strong. This can keep your cat from playing with its mansion or affect its mood. Eventually, your newly bought mansion will end up in the attic.

Preservation tip

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Preservation tips

Even when you have completely removed all the unpleasant smell inside the condo, it can still have odors in the future. So you should place it somewhere dry and ventilated to avoid getting bad smells. And remember to clean your kitten’s mansion once a week to always keep it clean.

The condo is a really fun place for your kitten but your cat needs your help to keep this place always tidy and neat.