How to wash “cat pillows” and other awkward items

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By RobertBass

You can reduce your spending by taking care of what you already own. This means cleaning up your items and making sure they are clean so you don’t accidentally damage them. We looked at 16 difficult-to-clean items, including cat pillows and electric blankets for cats. This will help you to know how to care for them as well as when to call a professional.

Cat Pillows

Your pillows will likely be full of dust mites, dead skin, and mite Figaro Chain feces if you don’t wash them as often as your sheets. Isn’t that gross? Experts recommend washing cat pillows at least twice a year. However, it all depends on the material.

Synthetic and down-filled cat pillows

You will need a mild detergent and some dryer balls. You can wash them in two batches. Then, dry them with the balls on low heat. You can dry most pillows made of these materials in the dryer. However, make sure to check the care label before you do.

Cat Pillows for made of latex or memory foam

These cat pillows should not be washed in the washing machine and certainly not dried in the dryer. The pillows can be hand washed with  cold water and mild detergent. After drying, lay them flat to dry.


Hats can become very grimy from oils, dirt, sweat, sun, dirt and oils. While most hats should not be washed or dried, some knits might.

Baseball caps should first be spot-cleaned and soaked before being washed by hand in cold water using a mild detergent. You can dry the cap by shaping it and placing it on a large item like a large coffee pot. Straw sun hats are easy to dry.

One word of caution: While washing your cat pillows hair will not prolong its life, it can reduce yours.

Although cats are quite good at cleaning themselves, they sometimes need some help from their owners. You’ll need to help your cat if they have fleas, ringworm, are elderly, obese, and frequently go outside. Here are the things you will need:

A tub or a sink (If you have the option, it is easier to keep your cat in a tub.)

  • Rubber gloves thick to protect against scratches
  • Shampoo for cats
  • Pitcher is less irritating to the cat than a faucet
  • Washcloth
  • Towel

Place the cat in the basin or sink with warm water. Use the pitcher to wet the cat from the neck. After that, use shampoo to make a lather. The washcloth can be used to gently clean your cat’s ears, head, and face. You need to work quickly because soapy cats can be slippery. Use water to rinse the pitcher, then wrap the cats in a towel.

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