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Messy eater!
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Dancingfairydreams · 24/06/2022 12:06

Any recommendations for a mat / bowl for a very messy eater? My girl insists on taking food out of the bowl & eating from the floor, I have a standard mat down but this still makes a mess. I've tried many different bowls too to try to see if it's the bowl etc, but it all ends up on the floor!

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Messy eater!
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Grumpyoldpersonwithcats · 24/06/2022 12:56

Mine are all messy eaters. We put the bowls down on newspaper and replace regularly

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Grumpyoldpersonwithcats · 24/06/2022 12:56

Oh - and lovely cat btw ๐Ÿ˜

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September29th · 24/06/2022 13:14

A large tray, or a large dish on a very large tray. I had a messy eater, would lick the food to get the gravy/jelly off and push the lumps out on to the floor.
I had some success with pasta bowls (on a tray).

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Fluffycloudland77 · 24/06/2022 14:35

Big waterproof sheet? Sheโ€™s very beautiful.

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schnubbins · 24/06/2022 14:43

I have a large tray under my cats bowls but one of them still drops it on the floor to eat .My wooden floor is ruined!

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Toddlerteaplease · 24/06/2022 15:59

I almost started a thread on this the other day. I have a raised bowel for dry food. On a boot mat. But it goes everywhere. The wet food stays in the bowl though. I don't know how on earth they create such a mess.

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Fluffycloudland77 · 24/06/2022 16:23

schnubbins · 24/06/2022 14:43

I have a large tray under my cats bowls but one of them still drops it on the floor to eat .My wooden floor is ruined!

When we chose kitchen flooring I fed the cat on the samples to see how it fared with dried on cat food removal.

Polished porcelain did the best ๐Ÿ˜ธ

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schnubbins · 24/06/2022 16:47

Fluffycloudland77 · 24/06/2022 16:23

When we chose kitchen flooring I fed the cat on the samples to see how it fared with dried on cat food removal.

Polished porcelain did the best ๐Ÿ˜ธ

Too late for me .I will just have to get an even bigger tray!

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Littlebirdyouaresosweet · 24/06/2022 16:48

Surely when she has a dcat slave she doesn't have to worry about such trivial things as Table Manners?

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September29th · 24/06/2022 19:13

Two of mine have pinched my chair and sat at the table waiting for food to appear, maybe try that if the big tray doesn't work.

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Dancingfairydreams · 24/06/2022 23:03

Lol thanks guys...these cats really do keep us on our toes! I'll try a bigger mat / shallow tray & see if this improves or just gives her more space to drag the food to ๐Ÿ™ˆ she's a diva but I love her โค๏ธ

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