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Quick Guide to Pet Fountain Filters

Quick Guide to Pet Fountain Filters

Why do I need filters for a fountain? The strong majority of cat fountains include a filtration system with replaceable filters to help keep the circulating water clean, odour-free and free of debris. Water left unchanged and uncirculated can easily start growing bacteria and become dirty from settling dust and debris. Even when it is moving, fountains have nooks and crannies that can collect things that your cat shouldn’t be drinking, but the filter helps to cut that down. Another big...
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What is the Best Looking Water Fountain for Cats?

What is the Best Looking Water Fountain for Cats?

If you are considering buying your cat or dog a fountain, I suspect you are looking for a balance of functionality and aesthetics – you want something that works well and looks great! So what is the best looking cat drinking fountain? Below, we show you our top four picks for cool looking and beautiful water dispenser options:   PetSafe Drinkwell Ceramic Pagoda Fountain for Pets This is a good looking fountain! With moderns balance, a minimal feel and clean lines, this...
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8 Reasons Your Cat Will Love a Drinking Fountain

8 Reasons Your Cat Will Love a Drinking Fountain

  Healthy cat starts with healthy water. Cat water fountains (or drinking dispensers) are very helpful to increase the enjoyment and excitement of most cats in drinking water. Cats seem to be drawn to the sound of splashing water and enjoy the freshness of circulating water. Would you personally rather drink from a moving stream or a stagnant puddle? I would pick the stream, most likely so would your cat! Here are eight reasons your cat (and you) will love...
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Top 5 Cat Fountains

Top 5 Cat Fountains

There are many considerations that go into deciding which water fountain is the best option for you and your cat: How well built is it? (easy for cats to knock over?) Materials (Plastic vs. Ceramic vs. Stainless Steel) Easy to clean and put together Filter replacement availability and quality Will your cat like the height, sound and circulation style? Water reservoir capacity How does it fit in your home aesthetically? The following 5 fountains each have Pros and Cons, but overall, each of these fountains...
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Do Pet Water Fountains Really Increase Water Intake?

Do Pet Water Fountains Really Increase Water Intake?

Our cat, Jasper, loves drinking fresh water from a tap or his fountain. When notice on days when he has his fountain running and/or he drinks from the faucet as we brush our teeth that he urinates more often. Additionally, he loves it and comes running everything he hears the tap being used or the fountain being plugged in. We believe the Jasper has increased his water intake as a result of having a fountain, but do not have a...
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Different Water Dispensers for Different Cats

Different Water Dispensers for Different Cats

Jasper (male) and Belle (female) are both 4 year old house cats who have been together since they were kittens. They are not related, and their personalities are fairly different. Jasper is strong, intelligent and very personable. He is willing to investigate most things and is certainly the alpha in the friendship. He likes activity and playing. Belle is more reserved, quick reflexed and likes affection to be her terms. While she can be more timid in certain circumstances, she...
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What To Do If Your Cat Doesn’t Like The Fountain at first?

What To Do If Your Cat Doesn’t Like The Fountain at first?

  “My cats don’t like their fountain! What Do I Do?” It may happen for some cats that it takes them a few days to warm up to this new object –  allow your cat to investigate the new fountain at their own pace. Additionally, you might want to try moving the fountain to a different location. We have ours in the washroom (away from their food and regular water bowl), but you might try the laundry room, the basement...
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