Cat Problems

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  1. Jun 22, 2008 #1
    afmo

    afmo XDTalk 10K Member Founding Member

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    ok...so here's the deal, our cat loves to play in the bathtub faucet. From the day we left it on a bit by accident, she plays in it drinks out of it etc.

    Now this is our fault. We got into this habit of leaving it on for her just a hair. Problem is now she won't drink water out of her bowl. She's got two full bowls of water, but will sit in front of the bathroom door and yowl.

    any way to break her of this habit? or just make her tough it out?
     
  2. Jun 22, 2008 #2
    hower610

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    Leave the water off, your cat will get thirsty enough and go back to it bowl.
     
  3. Jun 22, 2008 #3
    xdfan80

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    +1. She will go back after a while when she knows she cant drink from the faucet anymore.
     
  4. Jun 22, 2008 #4
    Mercmar

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    Who's in charge there, you, or the cat? (I think I know the answer to that question!:mrgreen:)
     
  5. Jun 22, 2008 #5
    Kent

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    Here lies the real issue.... :rolleyes:
     
  6. Jun 22, 2008 #6
    SirFartsAlot

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    Let the cat drink out of the toilet. You might need to flush twice every once in a while to ensure fresh drinking water -- but you sound like a decent person who would do that with or without a cat.
     
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    turbo2ltr

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    Centerfire

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    Get rid of the cat.

    Worked for me...

    ~ Centerfire
     
  9. Jun 22, 2008 #9
    1lowlife

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    +1 on the fountain.
    I don't really care for cats but I have an EXGF that had three cats.
    The cats like the flowing water.
    But if it gets thirsty enough it should drink whatever is available.
     
  10. Jun 22, 2008 #10
    Carnivorous

    Carnivorous XDTalk 5K Member Founding Member

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    +1 on the fountain as well...

    I don't know if cats have problems seeing the top of still water or not, but our cat used to always stick his foot in the bowl before drinking. Took a while to figure out, but I think he was breaking the surface tension and causing ripples so that he could see where the level was.

    Dogs will never be as picky as cats... trade it in. ;)
     

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