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Cat Parents: You Might Be Nose Blind

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Have you ever wondered if your house smells like cat pee? Chances are, you might be “nose blind”.  

It happens to the best of us. We have a friend over, we’re watching a movie, eating dinner, everything is fine and dandy. That is, until you hear the words, “do you smell something?”You’ve done everything you can to avoid this exact situation. You scoop litter daily, you clean, you even light a candle. But sometimes that’s just not enough. 

But just because you’re nose blind doesn’t mean you have to constantly worry about the smell of your homefrom the litter.It is still possible to keep a fresh, clean, and even great smelling house with the help of a few tricks and PrettyLitter. And if you’re really worried about being nose blind, there are a couple steps you can take to make sure you’re not missing the mark with your nose. 

First, ask a close friend what they think of the pet odor in your home. A second opinion from someone who doesn’t live with you is a great way to find out if your home is stinky. 

Another way to detect your house'scat smell is to get out of the house for a while. A lot of people notice thebadsmell after coming back from a long vacation. But If you aren’t able to get away, don’t worry. There are lots of ways to prevent theodor of cat pee in your home, no matter the size of your home! 

Here are 5 ways to keep your home smelling fresh and clean! 


  • Location, Location, Location! 
  • Get that litter box tucked away in a nice, contained corner. It can be the bathroom, a closet, or corner of your room. Just try to avoid a hallway or out in the open of any common areas. 

  • Air it Out
  • A nice breezy day can make all the difference in your home. Crack open those windows, maybe even get a strategically placed fan going, and let the wind flow in and out of your home. Do this once a day for just an hour and you’ll notice a big difference! 

  • Clean Your Litter Box
  • If you use PrettyLitter, then you know that once a month your fresh litter will be delivered straight to your front door just in time for your next clean and refill! The next time you’re ready to fill up, take advantage of having an empty litter box, and give it a quick scrub with soap and water. Don’t forget to wash that scooper after cleaning the dirty litter box! 

  • Clean your stuff (and your cats stuff!)  
  • Hopefully, you’re all already washing your own sheets and pillows, but don’t let your cat’s stuff go unnoticed! If yourkitty has claimed a certain cushion,carpetor rug in the house, make sure you wash that weekly. 

    Nose Blindness (otherwise known as olfactory fatigue), is a pretty normal and temporary experience, so there's no need to panic if you suspect you’re experiencing it. Instead, follow these tipsfrom PrettyLitter and you and yourkittywill be well on your way to living a happy, healthy, andodor-free life in your fresh house. 

    Check out this blog post if you want to know what scents are safe for your cat. Choose PrettyLitter and get started with a fresh new litter today!

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