Hey everybuddy. Wally here. Y’know, many pet parents don’t know the benefits of making sure their pets drink enough water. So, PetSafe®, the maker of many innovative pet products, has declared July as National Pet Hydration Awareness Month to help bring awareness to the importance of proper pet hydration. And we’re helping to spread the word about it.
Proper hydration can help cats and dogs with things like:
– Preventing urinary tract infections and urinary disease
– Promoting healthy kidney function
– Aiding with energy levels and regulating body temperatures
– Speeding recovery time from sickness or surgery
See?? H2O is really important for us!
Did you know that cats and dogs need about one ounce of water per pound of body weight each day to stay properly hydrated? Let’s see…I weigh about 14 pounds. That means I need about 14 ounces of water a day. Now some of that water I get through eating my canned stinky goodness. But another way is by actually drinking water, which most of us cats don’t do enough of. So it’s important to make water attractive to us cats so we’ll wanna drink more.
Many cats, me included, like the sight and sound of running water. A fountain is a way to give your cat running water to drink without having to leave the water faucet on all day.
PetSafe® has some pretty cool pet fountains. One of those is the Drinkwell® Sedona. PetSafe® sent us a Sedona pet fountain to try out. It’s got a cutting-edge design with a ceramic tower and an unbreakable plastic bowl that minimizes spills and splashes. It holds 100 ounces of water that makes it great for cats and dogs…or for multi-pet households. The filter in it keeps the water fresh longer. It was really easy to set up…even the mom could figure it out…and it’s easy to clean, too. You can even put it in the dishwasher if you want. Are you one of those cats that’s a little scared by the noise some drinking fountains make? You won’t be scared of the Drinkwell® Sedona because it’s whisper quiet. Seriously…it really is.
This is one stylish fountain that makes me feel like one cool cat when I’m drinking from it. I give it a big *SLURP*!!
So tell me, humans…do you have a water fountain for your pets to help keep them properly hydrated?
Disclosure: We received the PetSafe® Drinkwell® Sedona pet fountain as compensation to help spread the word about National Pet Hydration Month, but that did not affect our opinion of it at all. The Island Cats will always give a fair and honest review, and will only share information that we feel is relevant to our readers.
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