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Q. My cat only drinks from the fish bowl. Is it safe and how can I get her to stop? Thanks.

A. Cats really like moving water and fresh water. Lots of cats prefer to drink from toilets, glasses etc. I would make sure you have a ceramic bowl for your kitty's water or even try one of those pet fountains. I would just block access to the fish tank as nothing else will stop her.

Its probably not terrible for her, but not good either

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KATIE SHANNON

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A. The only way to avoid this would be to move the fish bowl to a place she can't reach. It's not a big issue though, I would say it's more of a health problem for you fish rather than your cat.

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DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

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