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How To Make Your Cat Use Water Fountain?

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by Alexander Thompson
Dec 15, 2022
2 minute read
TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • Give Your Cat Time to Adapt to The New Drinking Water Source
  • Place The Water Fountain in Your Cat’s Favorite Place
  • Allow Circular Water Flow Function
  • Change The Water Regularly
  • Motivate Your Cat to Use The Water Fountain
  • To Round Up
Cat owners must have had the experience of having cat bowls with water in them. But instead, these cats are more interested in drinking from the owner’s cup. Many cats even end up breaking several cups. You may also discover that your cat is attracted to the sound of running water whenever you turn on a faucet or shower. They are even eager to lick the flowing water, but to no avail. As a cat owner, you may then prepare a water fountain for your feline friend only to find out that your pet is uninterested in it. Fortunately, this is the right place if the aforementioned has been your experience. This blog can help you make your cat fall in love with a water fountain, whether you have purchased one or not.

Give Your Cat Time to Adapt to The New Drinking Water Source

Your cat may be nervous due to the presence of a new water fountain. First, fill the cat fountain but don’t turn it on, allowing your cat to observe it. However, do not get rid of the original water bowl yet. It is best to wait for your cat to get used to drinking water from the new fountain. If the fountain has several settings, choose the lowest level, allowing your cat to familiarize itself with it.

Place The Water Fountain in Your Cat’s Favorite Place

Cats have their favorite spots at home. Putting the new device in that spot helps you take advantage of it. However, avoid placing the fountain close to the cat food bowl to prevent water from splashing on the food and making it wet. Your cat may lose interest in using the water fountain, except it is okay with eating the wet food.

Allow Circular Water Flow Function

Cats naturally prefer flowing water. So, your water fountain should easily catch your cat’s attention if equipped with a circular water flow function. A drawback to the uninterrupted water flow is the accumulating electric bills. However, with the PAWAii pet water fountain, that is not a problem. This water fountain has a smart mode that allows 5 minutes of water discharge and 10 minutes of pause, resulting in electricity savings.

Change The Water Regularly

The frequency of changing the water depends on the cat fountain model you purchased. You may get information on how and how often to change the water by consulting the manufacturer’s direction.
The PAWAii FunFlow water fountain for cats relies on a multi-stage filtration process powered by FunFlow UV Sterilization Cat Fountain Filters. These filters are equipped with safe and premium materials like advanced activated carbon and non-woven fabric for reducing hair, chlorine, and dust. Furthermore, the filtration process removes water hardness, significantly improving water taste. The water fountain’s inbuilt filter needs a replacement at least once in four weeks. This will help to maintain the freshness of the source water.

Motivate Your Cat to Use The Water Fountain

You can give your cat its favorite snacks every time it drinks from the pet fountain. This helps your cat associate rewards with drinking from the water fountain. You can then reduce the treats when your cat becomes familiar with the fountain. Instead of treats, you can use pet toys.
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To Round Up

Cats, especially domestic ones, are highly sensitive. But it shouldn’t be hard to get your cat familiar with a water fountain as long as you pick the right one for your cat. You may also want to learn about How To Trick Your Cat to Drink More Water?
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