I love cats, but they do get themselves in awkward situations. Last weekend Mac snuck into the spare bedroom when I wasn’t looking. Unfortunately I shut the door and left the house soon after. So he spent several hours trapped on his own...without a litter tray. It’s no surprise that he’d had an accident by the time I got home.
As I couldn’t throw the cover in the wash, I need to find a new way to tackle the problem. After spot cleaning it with Ecover Delicate Wash, the smell still lingered. Normally I’d be tempted to buy some Febreze, but I turned to Pinterest for an alternative. I found several potential recipes at Curbly (keep scrolling to the bottom for more). I decided to try:
- 1 tablespoon baking soda
- 1 tablespoon of fabric softener
- 1 ½ cups of water
- All combined in an empty spray bottle.
So besides saving £3 by making something at home - I’ve also reduced the packaging, the “food” miles of the product, and created a mixture that hopefully has less chemicals than normal Febreze.
Have you made any Steps Down this week?
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