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Do Cats Need To Drink Water?

Do cats need to drink water? Well, yes and no. Since the cats at my house are on an all-wet-food diet, we get most of the moisture we need with our food and drink much less than cats who eat dry food. 

 

Many cats drink water from a dripping faucet.

Does your cat drink water from a dripping faucet?

Thomasina, do cats need to drink water? My cat recently switched to an all-wet-food diet, and now I never see him drinking his water. How much water does a cat need? Should I be concerned?
— Worried

Hey, Worried!

Yes, cats really need to drink water. We should have between five-10 ounces a day, but all of it doesn’t necessarily have to come from a bowl!


Wherever It Comes From, Cats Need To Drink Water