In this article you’re going to learn if Cats hate the smell of vinegar
You’re going to discover how you can keep Cats away from certain areas
So if you want to stop your Cats from spraying or peeing in your house by stopping them from certain places then you’re in the right place
Let’s get started!
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Do Cats Hate The Smell Of Vinegar?
There are no know scientific proven or anything that Cats hate the smell of Vinegar
But from doing research, diluting water with Vinegar can act as a repellent
Again, I can’t say this will work though
But what I would recommend is not to use Vineger
I mean, you don’t want your house to smell like vinegar right?
It has a strong smell and having your house smell like that is not something you would want
I get it,
You want your Cat to stop getting into certain areas because your little furball might be peeing there or doing his poop
But wouldn’t it be a better idea to find out why your Cat is peeing in certain areas
And then from there you can stop your Cat peeing in places
It’s more of a permenant solution to your Cat going into certain areas
Vinegar will just make your house stink
And how long will the smell of vinegar last?
Me personally, I would not want my house smelling like Vinegar
It just makes more sense to put a stop to this behavior rather than a temporary solution
A little bit of advise for Cat parents,
If your Cat is going to certain areas and peeing there then what you need to do is clean that area properly
You should use a product that has enzyme cleaners in them
That will remove the smell of Cat urine completely which reduces the chances of your Cat coming back to that very same spot
If you want to know which product to buy then you can check out my recommendation that I have written by clicking the link below
What is the best enzyme cleaner for Cat urine
Okay so what smell will repel Cats?
What Smell Will Repel Cats
There are 3 main smells that will repel your Cat
So if you don’t want your Cat coming into your closet or into a room then you can use these smells to stop them
Don’t throw away the orange peel after you have eaten them!
You see Citrus has a very strong scent and this smell will make it feel like an assault to your Cats sensitive nose (Not Literally lol)
You could try it and see how your Cat reacts
To be honest I have tried this and it does work to an extent!
Yep! That’s right, Cats hate the smell of mint
A small sniff of mint and your Cat will run away!
But I would not advise you to use this
Because they are toxic when ingested so yeah, you don’t want to be using that
Or if you do plan on using it just make sure it put away straight away!
Cinnamon is highly disliked by Cats too
These are the 3 most common smells that a Cat hates
If you want your Cat to stop getting into certain areas then I think the best thing to do is try and block it off
Vinegar has a strong smell and that is not something you want your house smelling like
It’s best to figure out why your Cat may be peeing or pooping in other places other than the litter box
Vinegar won’t deter your Cat from peeing
Or if you want a temporary solution then you can use the 3 smells I have mentioned
Another thing is you could stop your cat from spraying
If you have got your cat neutered and is still spraying then check out my article
How to stop a cat from spraying after neutering
And if your furbaby is peeing in the same very spot and you’ve tried everything then I have a in depth article about this
Stop a cat from peeing in the same spot