Believe it or not -- shaving cream! The old-fashioned white foamy type, NOT a gel. Use what you have on hand, or go to the dollar store and buy the cheapest one. Squirt a big glob on the stain, then work it in really really well with a brush or a clean rag. Let it dry, then vacuum it up. You may need more than one application.
I've had cats for years, and this works! (10/04/2005)
By Becki in Indiana
This is the best tip ever! Our cat vomited and the bile got spread around in a large area on a white carpet.Tried multiple ways to remove it and all we saw was a faded yellow patch on the center of our carpet in a very prominent walkway! Thinking this one piece of vomit was going to cost us several thousand dollars so we would replace the carpet with wood floors, I tried the shaving foam trick.The carpet looks great and no stain. Fabulous! Thanks (10/07/2005)
One of my cats left a huge pile of vomit on our beige carpet. I tried carpet cleaner and it didn't work. The bile had stained the carpet yellow. I then tried pouring vinegar on the yellow stains and putting a towel over it and then standing on the towel to soa1k up the stain. It worked! Be generous with your vinegar. Good Luck (07/22/2006)
By Colleen Ann Catalano
My cat is an old cat and forever is vomiting. I have a beige carpet and no matter what I use it leaves a pinkish stain.. HELP what do I use (03/07/2007)
A lady once told me club soda will get stains out of anything. Pour club soda on the stain and rub with a terry hand towel than take a clean towel and blot the rest of the club soda out of your carpet. It really works. I use that remedy for all carpet stains. (03/07/2007)
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