The Tank is not your personal waterdish

Discussion in 'Cats' started by Stuart42, Jul 3, 2014.

  1. Stuart42

    Stuart42Valued MemberMember

    My Dad's cat Batman was staying with me when he was on vacation. Batman decided that my QT tank (currently being used to grow out some amazon swords) was the perfect height to drink from without having to bend over

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  2. mg13

    mg13Well Known MemberMember

    lol. smart cat...


    why is you tank on the floor? o.0
  3. OP

    Stuart42Valued MemberMember

    The tank is not on the floor. Batman got up onto the table it is sitting on. Here is a picture showing a wider view.

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  4. Claire Bear

    Claire BearWell Known MemberMember

    Thirsty kitty! :)
  5. Rivieraneo

    RivieraneoModeratorModerator Member

    Hrmmmmm maybe you can start your own line of flavored infused bottled cat water? :p
  6. FiscCyning

    FiscCyningWell Known MemberMember

    Well clearly the tank was there just for him ;) isn't everything done just for the cat?!
  7. OP

    Stuart42Valued MemberMember

    Yes, everything is done just for the cats.
  8. Dolfan

    DolfanFishlore VIPMember

    Maybe you can train him to drink a lot of water from it all in one day, and then you have half of your water change already done for you. Then just add some more water back in, and your good to go.
  9. OP

    Stuart42Valued MemberMember

    Even for a small 5 gallon tank that is a bit much to ask for from one cat.
  10. _Fried_Bettas_

    _Fried_Bettas_Well Known MemberMember

    I have three cats and they all prefer water direct from the aquarium, with an occasional drink from a bucket of RO water. The water bowl is rarely used except by the dog.

    In fact there is a small 3 gallon tank near their cat tree on a low shelf under another aquarium, I leave the top off of it and just have plants in it, no betta or other fish. So they drink from that and not one of my other tanks, I have them fooled for now. The tank has a little bio wheel that has become a favorite cat toy, I indulge them and when I see it somewhere around the house I put it back on the tank, it doesn't stay there for long.

    Knew those biowheels had to be good for something.
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2014

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