Choosing a Good Cat Water Fountain

One of the best things to buy for your cat at home is the water fountain. Every person who has a cat as pet knows that it is not easy to make the cats drink water. Even if water is kept in bowls, these pets tend to ignore as they are inclined to drink running water. When a Cat water fountain is installed at home, it keeps the pets fresh all time and keeps the cats healthy without urinary infection. Here are some tips to choose a good water fountain.

# Material

Cat water fountains are available in different materials. It is either made of plastic, ceramic or stainless steel material. Though plastic is the most available material, it should be chosen so that it is BPA free. Otherwise, it is not safe for your pets. Ceramic and stainless steel are expensive than plastic fountains. Though ceramic is hygienic, it has one problem i.e., it is breakable. A good Stainless steel cat water fountain is the best choice as it is

  • Rust proof
  • Unbreakable
  • Easy to clean
  • Is attractive in its look

# Filtration Types

There are several types of water filtration techniques like the UV filtration, carbon, filtration, reverse osmosis and ion exchange filter to kill the harmful microorganisms and provide safe water for the pets.

# Maintenance and Cleaning

It is important to buy cat water fountains that are lightly coloured to find out dirt easily. It is always better to choose the fountains that are dish washer friendly. Before buying a cat water fountain, make sure to look at customers reviews for tips, pros and cons.

# Power Source

Two types of power sources available are battery powered and electricity powered. Electricity powered is preferred in case you want the power to be continuous without the fear of running out of power.


If Assembling and disassembling of the parts is simple, then cleaning and moving is very easy. Hence, look for cat water fountains that are simple to use.