Tagged: cat water bowls

Raised food bowl advantages?

Are raised cat feeding stations a good idea?

A social media user posted the picture below and ask whether the feeding station was too high. I thought that it was just about acceptable. I was prompted to ask myself whether raised cat...

Cat drinking from large bowl

Can cats go without water overnight?

The question is asking whether domestics cats need to be provided with water overnight. The answer is dependent on the food provided. Under normal circumstances, cat’s don’t require water overnight when fed a wet,...

Cat drinking from a bowl

What kind of water bowl is best for cats?

The kind of water bowl that is best for cats is either glass, ceramic or stainless steel and reasonably shallow. The shallowness is to avoid your cat’s whiskers brushing against the sides as they...

African wild cat drinks water

Do domestic cats prefer cold water?

This is a rather esoteric question and I don’t think you will find the answer in books on the domestic cat but you will find opinions on the Internet. I think you have to...

Cat drinking from flowing water

Why don’t cats drink much water?

Instinctively because of their evolution domestic cats don’t drink much water which can impact their health and drinking habits. Domestic cats have kidneys which are two and a half times more efficient than ours...

Why do cas prefer dirty water?

Why do cats prefer dirty water?

Why do cats prefer dirty water? The internet has been incredibly educational regarding cat welfare and therefore I would expect most people to know the answer to this question but for the sake of...

Cat howls at water bowl

Cat Howls At Water Bowl

Your cat howling at the water bowl is not uncommon it seems to me because there are a lot of posts on this particular topic on the Internet. Invariably the cat’s owner is trying...

Why is my cat not drinking?

Why is my cat not drinking?

If you ask “why is my cat not drinking” there may be three possibilities (1) he is drinking normally but you expect him to drink more (2) he is not drinking enough when fed dry cat food and (3) he has a mouth condition making it painful to drink.

Cat Water Bowls

Photo above: the bigger the better! What can I say about cat water bowls? Well at least four things come to mind. The first is quite an interesting one. I place my cat’s water...

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