Cat fountains need cleaning of course, just as plain water bowls do.
With a good capacity (168 ounces), this unit satisfies the thirst of your cat round the day. The free fall feature is brilliant to watch and this works both as a cat fountain and as a decoration for home at times. The water remains fresh and you do not have to refill this every other day.
Funfetti, our bottle hating, ruff-dunking Persian cat took to the fountain immediately! This was such a relief. The cats and our kittens love the fountains. A few of our cats still use the free-standing water bottles that I have in our home, but they also use the new water fountain. The water fountain pump is extremely quiet, hardly noticeable. The only time you hear the pump is is the water level gets too low, and then all you do is add more water to the fountain bowl.
Fortunately, there are a number of cat-focused water fountains on the market. By circulating the water, fountains aerate and keep it fresh-tasting. This way, you can load up the water dish and leave it, even for picky cats. These fountains even have filters to remove impurities that might come from sitting out for any period of time. The sound and movement of a cat fountain mimics that of a running faucet, which is something almost all cats love, perhaps because their ancestors may have listened for the sound of running water.If you want something a bit more fun, consider this design. The flower on top forms the fountain itself, with the water pouring from between the petals. This forms distinct streams of water for multiple cats to drink from at one time. The fountain’s design also means that cats can only drink water as it flows, not sitting in a basin of any kind. This may be an advantage or a disadvantage, depending on your cat. The flower can also be removed and the unit turned into a bubbler style fountain. The also soften hard tap water, which some cats are reluctant to drink. Catit have created a that encourages foraging at mealtime. If you prefer, there is also a for cats that prefer it.Among the original designs for the pet fountain, this Drinkwell unit defined the genre. It features a free-falling water flow that is adjustable so you can customize it to your cat’s preference. The small ramp under the fountain reduces splash in this design while allowing cats to drink the water while still in mid-air. The six-foot-long power cord makes it possible to reach a convenient plug. This unit is filtered via , and there’s also an . There’s an optional 50 ounce reservoir to reduce the number of times it needs to be refilled. For a little more money, you can upgrade to the , which has a 168 ounce reservoir. You can also get a for a little less.By now you’ve realized PetSafe is the big dog (fat cat? nevermind) in town when it comes to water fountains. This final Drinkwell design pairs a clear plastic bowl and ceramic tower for a modern, designed look. As with other Drinkwell products, this one is filtered. Replacement and . The 100 ounce capacity should be good enough for a week, depending on the size of your zoo and their water needs. If you want something more like a water fountain you might put on your coffee table, this Drinkwell design might be the one for you. Available in blue, red, white, and taupe, this is designed to fit in with a wider range of decor compared to the vast majority of cat fountains. Like the 360 above, this one uses a two-stage filter system (, ) to keep water fresh. It also features the bubbler, free-falling, and basin drinking areas for every kind of cat. The very-similar is available in white and red, too, and is a bit cheaper. Ever wonder why your cat likes to drink from the faucet or a dripping shower? because it's cleaner. Pet fountains are constantly circulated and filtered, so water stays clean and tastes fresher.