I have three pets, three kids and a husband. I need all the help I can get with keeping the carpet clean. I recently found a product that provides convenience as well it is effective on new stains and old stains in your carpet. Goo Gone Carpet Wipes claims to dig deep to left stains on carpet and upholstery and I really have to say it does just that. They come in a convenient cylinder package with a flip lid and pop up action. Very effective on cat hairball mishaps, ketchup and other difficult stains. They only thing I have found that I had trouble with is dried yellow mustard but I think that there probably is no help for that stain. In addition, I have a deep blue carpet. I was very worried that Goo Gone Carpet Wipes would lift some of the coloring but that did not happen at all. While these are not available everywhere it is definitely worth making the extra effort to find.