Some cats do not like to drink from the water bowl and prefer to dip their paws in the water and lick their paws.
Other cats prefer running water from the kitchen sink, bathtub, dripping faucet in the bathroom.
The cat will come running when it hears running water.
Cats don't like pressure on their whiskers when they eat or drink, it's called whisker stress.
Be sure you use filtered water to remove contaminants in the water, like arsenic, lead, chlorine, and bacteria.
To some cats, it is appealing to drink water from the toilet instead of their bowl because the water
temperature is cooler in the toilet.
Caution! Do not let the cat drink from the toilet bowl. The chemicals and bacteria can make a cat sick.
Kittens will begin to drink water around 3-4 weeks of age. Use a shallow water dish.
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