10 Of The Best Drinking Water Fountains For Your Cat

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Most cats prefer fresh water even if they do drink water that has stood for a little.

Did you know you can get a water fountain for our cats, they provide a flow of water that cats really love and keep it moving and fresher for longer.

Well here are 10 of the best kitty water fountains, click next page to see the details.

The following is part of a list curated from http://www.petmoneysaver.co.uk/blog/cat-water-drinking-fountains/  we regularly follow the price comparison site for great products for all our cats.  Call by sometime to read their well researched and well written articles and save yourself some money.

Here are the best 10 cat fountains you can buy, it is widely recommended by ceramic or stainless steel are better and are more durable, and gather less bacteria, however, these designs are more expensive.  Another factor to take into account is the noise and if they need to have new filters every month or so.  I personally went for #9, it’s ceramic, quiet and doesn’t require filters so it ticked all of our boxes here at getcatnipdaily.

The following is part of a list curated from http://www.petmoneysaver.co.uk/blog/cat-water-drinking-fountains/  we regularly follow the price comparison site for great products for all our cats.  Call by sometime to read their well researched and well written articles and save yourself some money.

1 PetSafe Drinkwell Platinum Fountain

Features of the Drinkwell Platinum Fountain are: £30 – £40

  • 5 inch high free-falling stream of water, which is just like the water flow out of a tap.
  • The fountain also has a large area at the bottom for those pets who like to drink from a bowl.
  • The integrated reservoir has a larger than average capacity of 5 Litres, so will not require refilling as often as many other fountains.
  • This fountain is made from plastic, and is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.
  • The fountain includes a replaceable charcoal filter which removes bad tastes and smells, and an additional pre-filter helps catch larger debris like pet hairs and bits of food before it reaches the charcoal filter.

2 PetSafe Drinkwell Avalon Ceramic Pet Fountain

Features of the Avalon Ceramic water Fountain are: £75 – £80

The fountain is made of a high quality, ceramic water fountain for pets. Ceramic fountains have several advantages for use in a drinking fountain.

  • The tough material isn’t susceptible to small scratches like plastic, which allows bacteria to build up that can cause chin acne.
  • It also helps keep the water cooler, and the heavier weight means the fountain is less likely to be knocked, which can cause spills.
  • The 2 litre capacity is a generous size, and the elevated drinking dish at the top is ideal for senior or arthritic pets.
  • They also have the option of drinking from the two free-flowing streams of water, or the large reservoir at the base.
  • The fountain has a replaceable foam and charcoal filters helps keep the pump and fountain clean, by catching debris such as pet hair, and bits of food and removing bad tastes and smells.

3 PetSafe Drinkwell 360 Stainless Steel Pet Fountain

 

Features of the 360 Stainless Steel Pet Fountain: £70 – £80

This fountain was developed by a veterinarian, and is designed to provide 3.8 litres of fresh, filtered water to your pet via multiple free-falling streams of water.

  • The multiple streams and circular design make it possible for pets to drink from any angle, so this fountain is perfect if you have more than one pet.
  • Stainless Steel is very hygienic, unlike plastic fountains, which are susceptible to small scratches which can cause bacteria to build up.
  • It is also very easy to clean, and is dishwasher safe too (excluding the pump).
  • The fountain comes with a number of interchangeable spout rings, which allow you to have between 1 and 5 individual water streams.

4  Cat Mate Pet Fountain

 

Features of the Cat Mate Pet Fountain: £20 – £30

  • The plastic fountain features 3 drinking areas on different heights, so your cat can choose to drink from the bubbling outlet at the top
  • the flowing water stream or the wide bowl at the base.
  • The fountain has a capacity of around 2 Litres, which is around the average size for cat water fountains and so it will provide plenty of fresh water without taking up too much room.

5 Catit Senses Drinking Fountain

Features of the Catit Senses Drinking fountain:  £15 – £25

  • The Catit Senses Drinking Fountain from Hagen is suitable for both cats and small dogs.
  • This fountain has  a large surface area, which means that the water can absorb more oxygen, this supplies fresher, better tasting water.
  • The body of this fountain is made from plastic, and it is completely dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.
  • This fountain includes a dual function filter that absorbs water impurities such as debris, food and hair.
  • It also softens hard water by removing excess calcium and magnesium (typically found in tap water) to help maintain a healthy lower urinary tract.

6 Catit Fresh & Clear Drinking Fountain with Food Bowl

Features of the Catit Fresh & Clear Drinking Fountain with Food Bowl: £20 – £30

Made by Hagen the multi-surface drinking areas allow your pet to drink from either the bowl or directly from the dome depending on their preference.

  • The larger than average capacity of 3 litres means there will be a plentiful supply of fresh, filtered water available without you needing to refill the fountain every day.
  • As an added bonus, a matching food bowl is included too and it is also possible to purchase a custom floor mat.
  • This fountain is great as several cats can use it at the same time for eating and drinking
  • another useful feature is that this fountain includes a power cord protector so cats can’t chew on the electric power cord.
  • This fountain is made from plastic, and the curved design means there are very few edges for dirt to build up in.

7 Pioneer Pet Fung Shui Design Plastic Drinking Fountain

 

Features of the Pioneer Fung Shui Plastic Drinking Fountain: £15

The Pioneer Pet is made from plastic, and stands out with it’s stylish Feng Shui “Yin and Yang” design.

  • It has a 1.7 litre capacity, and is relatively small compared to some of the other fountains available which may be an advantage if you don’t want it taking up too much room.
  • The fountain is also easy to take apart for cleaning.
  • The small electric pump is adjustable so you can choose what flow speed you want, and the fountain contains a replaceable charcoal filter to ensure the water is clean and pure.
  • This fountain is quite small and basic, but is also cheap so is a good option if you’re not sure whether your pet will like a fountain, and want to try one without spending too much money.

8 Pioneer Pet Raindrop Stainless Steel Pet Fountain

Features of the Pioneer Pet Raindrop Stainless Steel Pet Fountain: £35 – £40

This very stylish water fountain for cats and small dogs that will look great in your home.

  • Not only does it look good, but unlike plastic fountains, which are susceptible to bacterial infection, the stainless steel construction is very hygienic.
  • It is also very easy to clean, and is dishwasher safe as well.
  • The 1.8 litre capacity is around the average for a standard size pet fountain, and the adjustable pump allows you to choose the speed of the water flow.
  • The fountain provides 3 areas for cats to drink from – there is the bubbling area on top, the flowing stream down the side of the fountain, and then the gently flowing pool of water in the reservoir at the base.
  • The fountain is fitted with a replaceable charcoal filter for healthy and clean drinking water. It is recommended to replace this every 2-4 weeks, and you can click here to buy replacement filters.
  • There is a plastic version that has the same design, which costs less.

9 Lucky Kitty Ceramic Cat Fountain

Features of the Lucky Kitty Ceramic Cat Fountain £49.90

Lucky-Kitty is stylishly designed to ensure your cat drinks enough water, while looking good in your home, and being easy to live with.   I have personally bought this one for my cats and will do a review in due course.

  • This ceramic fountain is virtually silent, easy to clean, hygienic, stable and spill-proof. It’s also very economical because you’ll never need to buy expensive replacement filters again, due to it’s non-filter design.
  • It’s made from ceramic, which has several advantages over the more commonly found plastic fountains.
  • The heavier weight means this fountain is almost impossible for your cat to move or tip over, and the ceramic material keeps water cooler.
  • It has a high-gloss finish is very easy to clean, and more hygienic as the tough ceramic material isn’t susceptible to small scratches where bacteria can build up.
  • The rounded design also eliminates inaccessible nooks and crannies which are difficult to clean. Even better – it’s also dishwasher safe!
  • The fountain features 3 different drinking zones for your cat to choose from. A “bubbly” zone at the top for cats that like to drink water directly from the source, a sloping “water slide”, where the water trickles down over special ceramic ripples and a water basin at the bottom containing a constant supply of fresh, moving water.
  • Your cat can drink directly from this basin, even when the fountain is switched off.

10  Petmate Deluxe Fresh Flow

 

Features of the Petmate Deluxe Fresh Flow Water Fountain: £25 – £30

This simple, yet modern looking fountain designed to blend in with today’s kitchen appliances.

  • The freshly filtered water runs like a waterfall out of the upper part, over the unique “no-splash” water slide, and back down into the reservoir quietly, and without splashing.
  • This gives a very quiet operation, however if your cat likes to drink from a running tap, then maybe something like the Drinkwell Platinum would be more suitable.
  • Like most pet fountains it also contains a charcoal filter to provide clean and filtered water. It is recommended to change the filter every month.
  • The plastic fountain is easy to take apart for cleaning, however it is not dishwasher safe so must only be washed by hand using mild dish soap.
  • This particular fountain is available in two different colours, and two sizes (1.5 and 3 litres).