Water is an essential nutrient every cat needs and no doubt it is the most important. Eighty percent of cat’s body made up water that’s why even a small water deficit can make sizable issues to their health.
But, most cats don’t drink enough water as they are self-sufficient as we know that cats that don’t drink sufficient amount of water are at risk for serious health issues. So, here we are providing some handy tips on how can you encourage your cat to drink more water and make your kitty fit and fine:
Clean Bowl Regularly: You cat will avoid drinking water from a bowl if the water is stagnant; there is dust gathering on top. You will have to make it habit to clean here bowl and change water every day.
Feed Her Wet Food: Dry food contains lower water than wet, and almost all cats don’t like to cover this shortfall by drinking more water. So, if you want to encourage your cat then switch your cat to a wet diet. Wet food will increase the percentage of water in your cat’s body and make her hydrated whole day.
Add Flavor in Drinking Water: Entice your cat to drink more after adding flavor; you can do with a bit of low sodium tuna juice or chicken broth. This will not only encourage your cat to drink more water but also increase here interest towards drinking water.
Provide Foundation: Cats like the drink from running water. Running water or fountains are attractive because it makes them fresh and active. Water foundation works well, looks nice and doesn’t take the ton of space.
Place Water Bowl in Multiple Place: Keep water bowls in the different part of the house like near the sink, on the kitchen counter, near your bed, in the bathroom and other components. By this way, you will let your cat explore and remind her to drink more and more water.
Use Ice-cubes: Many cats love cold water, and ice cubes can help you to give your cat chilled water. Ice cubes also provide here something to play with. You can be more excited and mentally stimulated about drinking water.
I have included some important if your cat also doesn’t drink water, you can try the above methods and encourage your cat to drink more and more water.