Bottled water or tap water for your cat?

Bottled or tap water for your cat?

What is better for your cat? Bottled water or tap water? The article applies to developed countries in the West. Decisions about providing water for your cat can be complicated; perhaps overcomplicated. There is, though, a debate about bottled water versus tap water, which has been dramatically altered by a recent research project about …

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Xylitol in cat drinking water reduces plaque and calculus

Cat drinking water

An interesting study1 clearly states that the addition of Xylitol to the drinking water of cats was effective in reducing plaque and calculus in their mouths. You know that plaque and calculus builds up in the mouths of cats along the gum line and is a major cause of gum disease. Gum disease is …

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What kind of water bowl is best for cats?

Cat drinking from a bowl

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 drink. Some cats don’t like this, apparently. The reason for glass, stainless steel or ceramic bowls is twofold. Some people …

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Should Cats Drink Softened Water?

The short answer to the title question is no, a cat should not drink softened water. However, this is not a black and white situation and I am yet to find a definitive answer regarding cats. As for humans, in the UK, the British Water Code of Practice as referred to in the Water …

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How much water do lions drink?

How much water do lions drink? Answer: lions drink water daily provided it is readily available. Research indicates that in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater they drink after every meal. If water is scarce or unavailable they can go without it. Lions living in semi-deserts and arid habitats can get the moisture they require …

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