How to Remove Coffee Stains

Felt and Fur

Follow these steps to remove coffee stains from Felt, Synthetic Fur and Natural Fur:

  • Blot up what you can without forcing the stain further into the fibers.
  • Mix a mild soap in hot water and swish to make a great volume of suds.
  • Dip a cloth in only the foam and apply.
  • Rinse with a cloth dipped in clear water and wrung nearly dry.

If an oily residue remains:


  • Powder the stain with an absorbent such as cornmeal.
  • Don't push the powder into the fibers or pelt.
  • Give it plenty of time to work.
  • Gently brush or shake it out.
  • Repeat if necessary.
  • Make sure the material is dry before applying powder. (If coffee contained cream and any greasy stain remains, follow procedures to Remove Milk and Cream.)