Why do cats like to sneak into attics or basements and spray? Our advice & products to the rescue!

Dear Cat Faeries,

We have been letting our cats “play” in the attic area (for some reason, they really want to be in there), and have just discovered they have been doing more than playing in there.
:( Nasty!


Those naughty kitties! This isn’t surprising, but don’t be angry with them – get your hands on a few bottles of our Anti Icky Poo urine cleaner (on sale now) which will get rid of the urine and odor.

I feel the reason they do this is that the smells up there are intriguing, and they know you don’t go up there often. It’s similar with basements or garages, or crawl spaces. Also those rooms don’t always have the insulation that other rooms of your house have so smells from outside waft in. Sometimes what your cat smells are from animals who are traveling through your yard or garden (and doing their business there too).

Another reason they suddenly want to go into your attic is that you’ve got mice or rats. You’ve either got them now or you recently had them. The smells of their little bodies and nests, plus their droppings can lure cats to such rooms or spaces in the house. When your cat can access where mice or rats have been they like to pee on top of those odors.

You might set rodent traps. What will dictate the type of trap you buy will depend on your view of trapping mice. Some people like what’s known as a humane trap so they release the mice to a field. Other people want The Terminator Method. Because the Hanta Virus carried by mice scares me, we like The Rat Zapper which your local hardware store probably carries or can order for you. The Rat Zapper can be used indoors and outdoors.

When you set any type of traps make sure that the room/area is completely closed off to your cats, dogs, and children.

Here’s Cat Faeries fail-safe bait recipe for any type of trap:

1 cookie (it can be stale)
1 bit of peanut butter (“the glue” for the next two crucial components)
1 Macadamia nut (mice and rats cannot resist them)
1 small piece of black licorice (they adore this too)

Have you ever noticed your cats staring at heater vents? Or worse, peeing on them? The heat ducts in your home are highways for mice! And yes, you may pour Anti Icky Poo down a heater vent – it’s not flammable. Just turn off the heat for the day or few days you are treating it with Anti Icky Poo.

So now we have yet another reason to have Anti Icky Poo always on hand. If you don’t have any more why not order a few fresh bottles?

Sale on Urine Cleaning Products!

All Anti Icky Poo cleaning products (Anti Icky Poo, P-Bath, Stain Remover) are on sale! But act fast, the sale ends in 10 days at midnight on Thursday August 28th.

The one and only cat urine clean up that we know REALLY works is Anti Icky Poo. To go with Anti Icky Poo, which literally eats the urine and its odors, proteins and gases, there is the pre-treatment product P-Bath and Stain Remover to really get that yellow out.

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25% Off New Catnip Indian Corn!

Our Catnip Indian Corn is brand new and it’s on sale until Monday (August 18th) at 25% off!

This is the purrfect toy to get all cats and kittens ready for Autumn’s long awaited nip in the air! And as always, this toy is filled with our legendary super-potent catnip.

FREE SHIPPING WHEN YOU ORDER ONLY CAT TOYS!

Some Favorite Catnip Cat Toys Back in Stock

New Catnip Toys – Broccoli Floret & Indian Corn

Catnip Broccoli Floret

Adding to our whimsical collection of catnip vegetables we announce the arrival of Broccoli! While no self respecting cat would (or should?) eat broccoli this round Broccoli Floret will surely make any cat very happy!

Catnip Indian Corn

The same shape as our popular yellow corn cobs. This print will have you thinking about Autumn with its nice nip in the air!

Does your cat go too wild from catnip? We are happy to special order any of our cat toys without catnip inside. Place your order for the toys that you want. Use COMMENTS to ask that we have toys made for you without any catnip. Please allow 4 weeks to get the toys to you.

FREE SHIPPING WHEN YOU ORDER ONLY CAT TOYS!