Non-spill water bowls

(13 Posts)
KnucklestheEchidna Fri 21-Jun-19 10:14:09

My Russian Blue cross loves to tip water bowls. When we had bowls on the floor on a mat he would stuff his paws under the mat and tip them over. When we removed the mat, he would overturn the bowls themselves. We currently use this overnight: as at least when he runs into the bowls the water is mostly contained in the tray, but he has recently started tipping the tray itself.

Does anyone have any recommendations for non-tippable water bowls?

Photo of the culprit attached

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HeadsDownThumbsUpEveryone Fri 21-Jun-19 10:18:01

Have you considered a water fountain? Our Shittens upend their food bowls but the water fountain seems to get ignored as its too heavy to tip over, added benefit is they drink more from a fountain than a bowl.

showmethegin Fri 21-Jun-19 11:22:03

Have you thought about one of those baby bowls? My sister has one for my niece. They have a suction bit that sucks to the floor (or the high chair in my nieces case!) then the bowl clicks to the bit sucked to the floor. I'll see if I can find a link.

showmethegin Fri 21-Jun-19 11:22:54

Like this

QuimReaper Fri 21-Jun-19 11:25:16

He wouldn't be able to get his paw under a ceramic one that's flush to the floor, would he? As in, wider at the bottom than at the top?

Cats really are hilariously dopey, aren't they - no foresight at all grin

Toddlerteaplease Fri 21-Jun-19 13:44:05

I've used those baby weaning bowls with suction pads. It works a treat.

Toddlerteaplease Fri 21-Jun-19 13:44:44

@showmethegin that's what I used.


showmethegin Fri 21-Jun-19 14:11:55

Glad they've been tested out. Thought they may work. My cat will only drink water out of a very particular pint glass we have to leave next to the fireplace 🙄

Toddlerteaplease Fri 21-Jun-19 15:59:16

Mine drink out of glasses and cups as well. Fortunately they don't knock them over

neversleepagain Fri 21-Jun-19 19:22:18

My very spoilt cat has a Emma Bridgewater pet bowl for his water. It's heavy and no way it can be tipped over.

bobdylannumber1 Sun 23-Jun-19 13:17:00

I got a water thing from aldi where you fill up the jug it tips upside down and there is a bowl so the bowl fills all the time its brilliant

GiantKitten Sun 23-Jun-19 13:20:28

We have metal bowls in a sort of wire stand for both water & biscuits but I think a determined cat could easily flip the whole thing over grin

Large heavy pot dish (dog bowl) sounds like the best idea

GiantKitten Sun 23-Jun-19 13:24:03

Ours is similar to this but squarer. The bowls here are pot though so the whole thing would be heavier. Might be worth a try...

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