There are two criteria for determining if your fountain is pet safe; of what is it made; how is it made? The first part is simple. If it is made of plastic it is not safe, for two reasons. Plastic contains a chemical called BPA which is a known carcinogenic – can give you, or your pet, cancer. … [Read more...] about Is Your Pet Fountain Safe?
Interestingly, this is a question that is asked both by cat fountain owners and people thinking of buying their first cat fountain. People who don’t have a cat fountain want to know what the commitment is going to be, and people who have one want to know what they should be doing to ensure the … [Read more...] about Cat Fountain – How Often Do We Need To Change The Water?
We naturally think that by providing our cats with the purest water possible we are doing the very best possible thing in helping our cats to stay healthy. That is, healthy water = healthy cats. The premise is sound – if we can keep the water healthful the cats will benefit. However, with … [Read more...] about Why Bottled or Purified Water May Not Be A Healthy Choice for Cats
Water intake is crucial to a cat's health, both to protect against illnesses that can come from insufficient hydration as well as to help heal the effects of having gone too long without sufficient water intake. Here is a page which explains this in more detail. … [Read more...] about Why Vets Recommend Cat Fountains
There are several criteria by which it is useful to evaluate any cat fountain you are considering purchasing. Below is a list of several of the more important. At the bottom of the page is a link to reviews and videos of some of the better known brands of cat fountains. Food … [Read more...] about How To Evaluate Any Cat Fountain
People sometimes come to us because their cat won't drink water. Before addressing that specifically, first a little background. Sufficient water intake is vital for a cat’s health and inadequate hydration can result in serious and sometimes mortal illnesses. Cat water fountains are now widely … [Read more...] about Your Cat Won’t Drink Water