Hello sweet friends, Im back from my holiday and im going through all the posts however i have a huge problem: Whenever i go away, my cat brings me in a dead rat. Always, no fail i come home to a dead rat. Now usually i have a friend who comes inside to feed him but this time I had the house locked up and she fed him outside and he came in through cat door to sleep etc. Well this rat has been in my room all week and we are in the middle of summer here. I cant get rid of the smell from the carpet, we cant sleep in there. I am sleeping in the loungeroom on a mattress on floor tonite. Has anyone got any hints pleeeeese???? It smells exactly the same as a human ( yes ive smelt that too) when the body has been there for a while. My beloved father in law died a week before we found him. Are there any cleaners here who know how to get rid of THAT smell??? This is NOT good aromatherapy and we cannot breathe properly as we are all holding our breaths!!!