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EJ Netcong, New Jersey
Posts: 1,507

Hello!

I recently bought a cutie pie Teddy bear from a woman who was a smoker.   Any clue how one would get the smell out of fur?   She had sprayed it with a Fabreze-type product, but the cigarette smell is still coming through.

Thanks!

SueAnn Past Time Bears
Double Oak, Texas
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Esther, you might try putting the bear in a bag with some activated charcoal or soda.  Both are supposed to eliminate odors.

EJ Netcong, New Jersey
Posts: 1,507

Thanks, SueAnn!  I'll try that!

dangerbears Dangerbears
Wisconsin
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You could also try placing the bear in front of an electric fan for a couple of days, and when the weather is warm, sunshine and fresh air (outdoors,just for a few hours) can work wonders.

Becky

EJ Netcong, New Jersey
Posts: 1,507

oh, I love that idea!!!! bear_wub bear_wub bear_wub    Makes me think spring might be right around the corner!  I'll try that, too.

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