Water is critical to keeping your cat healthy. Cats as a species don’t have a high thirst drive, and this can lead to chronic low-level dehydration if a cat is fed mostly dry food, which in turn, can lead to urinary tract and kidney problems. Proper hydration can help prevent urinary tract disease and promote healthy kidney function by flushing toxins.Continue Reading
Buying a food or water bowl for your cat isn’t just a matter of finding the cutest pattern or color. What’s much more important than looks is the material the bowl is made out of, and the size.Continue Reading
Buying a food or water bowl for your cat isn’t just a matter of finding the cutest pattern or color. What’s much more important than looks is the material the bowl is made out of, and the size.
Plastic bowls may contain BPA’s, and they can also harbor bacteria once they start getting scratched. Feline acne, which manifests in small, oily black bumps on the cat’s chin, very similar to blackheads in humans, is believed to be a reaction to plastic food bowls.
The best materials for cat bowls are glass, stainless steel, or ceramic.Continue Reading
The ergonomically designed and environmentally friendly BOB Pet Bowl from Pet Pet Studios is more than just another pretty pet bowl.
These combination food and water bowls are made from food-grade Polypropylene, a material that is highly resistant to acids, chemicals and heat. It is the very same material that food containers and bottles that we eat and drink from is made of. The bowls are BPA free, and they’re recyclable.
The bowls are slightly raised, which makes for a more comfortable eating experience for cats. Elevated bowls can be especially helpful for senior cats with arthritis. They allow the cat to eat standing up, rather than crouching with already painful joints. Elevated dishes can also aid with proper digestion.Continue Reading