As you all know, we live in a 3-pet household.
That in itself can be very demanding when it comes to keeping up with a steady supply of food.
It seems like we no sooner fill those bowls and not long after, you walk by and they’re empty. What in the world? Where did it all go? Geez little piggies! hehee.
Encouraging cats to drink plenty of water, on the other hand, can be a little tough if they’re provided just a basic bowl. Dogs don’t seem to mind, considering they’ve been known to drink from toilet bowls. But cats can be rather picky.
The problem is, their finickiness can lead them to urinary health problems. And no one wants that, especially them. So, it’s very important that you get your cats to drink water several times throughout the day.
I believe I recently found the perfect solution to getting all 3 of our pets to drink more frequently. The solution — the Petmate Deluxe Fresh Flow Purifying Pet Water Fountain.
The Deluxe Fresh Flow Fountain is just that — a fresh, flowing water fountain that has a steady stream of water that attracts your pets by it’s ever flowing action. Your pets can hear the rippling water and see it running down the ‘ramp’ and into the bowl. Of course they want ‘in’ on the action and move in for a closer look! hehee.
Gone are the days of still, stagnant water. It’s not very appetizing to see crud settling at the bottom of your drinking glass or catching a whiff of unfiltered water, right? Well, it’s not appealing to your pets either.
The Petmate fountain prevents bad tastes and odors by filtering out impurities that you get with a standard bowl — giving Fido or Fluffy fresh, clean water on demand. And don’t worry about loud noises. The ramp reduces splashing and quiets running water so you barely hear a trickle. I honestly don’t even notice that it’s on. At times I’ll walk over to make sure it’s working because it’s SO quiet. hahaa.
Another constant problem that we had in using basic glass or plastic bowls is the mess. My male cat Mookie insisted on pushing the water bowl across the floor. He makes a game out of meal time by dropping a piece or two of food on the floor and chasing it across the kitchen. In doing so the kibble becomes lodged behind the water bowl and oh, he can’t get it without scooting the water bowl a few inches from the wall. Darn, he spilled. Oh well, back to hunting down that single kibble. And WHO gets to clean up the mess? Hmm… I wonder!
Well, not anymore! The Deluxe Fresh Flow Fountain has non-skid rubber feet that ensures it remains secure. HA HA Mookie…. you can’t move this one!!!
1.) Assembly is easy 2.) Place the pump inside the compartment
3.) Attach the cord to the clamp 4.) Replace compartment cover
This fountain is also made of easy-to-clean plastic. It breaks down into different sections so you can get into the crevices and goes right back together very simply. You can also add more water by removing the top lid and pulling up on the water reservoir. Unscrew the slotted cap and add your water, then replace… all without spilling. No mess!
There’s a separate filter inside the bowl itself that helps prevent food, hair, saliva and other particles from becoming lodged inside the pump compartment. It’s a great feature that keeps the pump running more smoothly and stops a back flow of water up and out of the bowl! Plus, it’s easily removable so you can rinse it off once it becomes soiled (and it will).
1.) The bowl filter 2.) Attach the cord to the adapter
3.) Insert a filter into the holder 4.) Fill the compartment with water
5.) Then fill the water reservoir!
The Deluxe Fresh Flow fountain plugs into any standard AC outlet and includes a 6′ cord that can be removed for easy cleanup. Love that!
Something else I love is that this product includes 2 FREE charcoal filters. Each filter is said to last 30 days. Just replace the filter when you completely clean the motor. It’s recommended that you take the motor apart and clean it with a dilute white vinegar solution to keep the system running correctly.
We are really loving the Deluxe Fresh Flow Purifying water fountain. And my pets are too. Just look at them lining up to use it. hehee!
“Come on, hurry up. Don’t drink it all!!!”
HOW DOES IT MEASURE UP?
The Deluxe Fresh Flow® Purifying Pet Fountain measures 14″ L x 10″ W x 7.7″ H.
If you’re looking for a better solution to your messy, stagnant water bowls, I highly recommend this award winning product. It not only removes bacteria, bad taste and odors but encourages your pet to drink. It’s definitely worth the price and SO much more!
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