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Offline neilep

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Greets Peeps.

Do ewe have a cat ?...does your cat prefer to drink out of a cup rather than a bowl like Deano does ?


Deano Drinking From My Cup



Why's That Then ?...Why Does Deano (and his sister cat) Prefer To Drink From A Cup ? There must be a science behind it !..a cat science...a feline science !









 

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Why Does Deano My Cat Prefer To Drink From A Cup ?
« Reply #1 on: 31/03/2011 13:03:24 »
Hi

Yes I have 2 cats! and have lived with cats for 50 years (all my life) (note to wildlife lovers - they are indoors only - cat cage outside)

From my observations, cats drink from cups because the water is fresher than their other choices.

This would explain drinking from clean toilet water too.

Cats prefer their water to be fresh - this means to keep them happy, change the water in the dish every day, and keep the dish very clean.

regards

Jill in Buninyong, Victoria, Australia
 

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Why Does Deano My Cat Prefer To Drink From A Cup ?
« Reply #2 on: 31/03/2011 15:16:42 »
Thank ewe for this Jay44....we do change their water once a week ...every day !  ;)

Hmmmm......I see what you mean....perhaps we'll change it twice a day.

Thank ewe for your valuable insight....I will let ewe know an update !
 

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Why Does Deano My Cat Prefer To Drink From A Cup ?
« Reply #3 on: 09/04/2011 16:41:00 »
my idea:  Due to the way they lap water, the surface of water becomes turbulent and causing for messy drinking.  Smaller surface area is more controlled drinking. less messy for finicky cats
 

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