According to the global health center, on one hand, owning a cat reduces anxiety and calms the nerves; on the other, it aggravates allergies. The reason for aggravated allergies is the dander and waste excreted from the cat body.
How do you remove cat dander and prevent it from spreading all around the home? Just few simple steps and you’ll probably be done with the cat dander removal process:
- Bathe your cat every week and clean it with a wet cloth. Bathing removes away a lot of dander and wet cloth also eliminate any leftover dander on the body. One important thing, do pet bathing and cleaning outdoors and not inside the house. It prevents your home from further contaminating from dander.
- It’s okay to allow your cats to roam around in the house freely without any restriction. But, it’s also important to keep your bedroom, bedding, and mattress cat-free. It helps you sleep in a clean environment that’s not affected with cat dander.
- Having air purifiers in the room is yet another way for cat dander removal. Air purifiers pull air in, pass it through filters, and send it back to the room. In the mean while, it purifies the air and withholds any cat dander pulled in with the air.
- Vacuuming the house everyday using special vacuum filters that remove allergens from the environment is another good way.
- Washing bedding and upholstery weekly or bi-weekly using hot water, laundry detergent, and shampoo removes dander from you and your cat’s bedding.
- Last but not the least, scrub the walls and woodwork with soap and water using other instruments such as sponge, cloth, scrub brush, etc. Follow this procedure once or twice every month to get rid of dander form the home surfaces.
These are some of the cat dander removal methods you can follow, and dispose of the cat dander easily.