Aby-a-Day – November 15: You can lead a cat to water…

Ever since Jacoby had his second Urinary Crystal Incident, I have wanted to get a cat water fountain for the cats.

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The last time we went to Petco, the very fountain I wanted, the Pioneer Pet Stainless Steel Fountain, just happened to be on sale!

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I set it up just outside the kitchen, where we currently have one of their two watering stations set up. Then, I waited to see what would happen.

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In a completely shocking turn of events, Jacoby was the first to investigate (What a surprise, I know).

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Jake’s a huge fan of drinking out of the bathroom faucet, so I was very interested to see what he would do with the fountain. At first, he examined it thoroughly, but didn’t drink.

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He was very interested in the little waterfall section.

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Or, he was interested in his reflection on the shiny stainless steel. It was kind of hard to tell.

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I was surprised he didn’t stick his hands in the water. He didn’t actually drink out of it during his preliminary reconnaissance mission; I think in part he wasn’t quite sure which side he was meant to drink from!

5 thoughts on “Aby-a-Day – November 15: You can lead a cat to water…

  1. My human has been wanting to get the ceramic version for us. I hate the kitty that lives in mirrors and inside stainless steel surfaces, which is why she doesn’t want to get the stainless steel version.

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  2. We have that same fountain! Toki loves it. I was really excited when I first set it up. But for the first week, Toki completely ignored it and I was crushed. CRUSHED. Then suddenly one night he started to drink and I literally jumped up and down with happiness. Now he drinks a ton, from the top where the water comes out. I noticed a lot more clumps in the litter box so I know he drinks more than before. We’ve had it for about a year and it works great.

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