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Drinkwell Drinkwell Pet Fountain for Cats

Cat water fountain filters and aerates continuously moving water to keep it fresher than standing water in a bowlSatisfies your pet's natural desire for moving waterIdeal for cats who drink from dripping faucets or are prone to urinary tract or kidney diseasesSelf-contained cat drinking fountain with adjustable flow rate6 cup capacity - no overflow in case of a power outageFeatures a charcoal filter to absorb unwanted odors and tastesAlso suitable for small dogs
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How much of a mess do these make? ie. water all over the floor, etc.

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Occasionally there was some water on the floor, so I placed the fountain in a large tray. No problem.
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When my kitty was the only one using this, there was no mess. When my German Shepherd discovered it, she is a sloppy drinker, so she splattered the water all over. I kept mine on a placemat, just to be on the safe side, since I live in apt at the time, but it was not necessary; the only mess was if I was harsh in setting it down. After the initial filll, I would refill with water from a bottle a few times a week, esp in the winter so it didn't dry out (which would damage the motor and make the motor louder).

Also, it would be more messy, if you fill the fountain, and do not have it on "off" when you plug it in and have it on high fountain speed. I recommend making sure it is turned off, when you plug the unit back into the wall before turning it back on, and making sure the fountain setting is on low, that will decrease any potential mess. My cat did not like it on high blast stream anyway.

I had this unit for about 5 years with no problems until the dog started drinking it, which offended my kitty to have to drink something contaminated with dog slobber and she wouldn't touch it again. I'm looking at it again since I have new cats now with urinary issues; I don't know if they recommend this or not, but I used to put the unit in the dishwasher: everything but the actual motor (I used to break down the motor plastic parts & even put them in the dishwasher).
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No mess, unless it is full and you pick it up to move it. Get it set up where you want it, THEN fill it with water. You should have no problems.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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Not much, unless you have a messy drinker for a pet.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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The fountain itself makes no mess at all provided it's working properly and isn't over filled! Any mess you'd get would be from your animals drinking from the fountain! Each animal is different, some do like to play in the water! Cats especially are prone to playing in the water! From there just depends on your animals on how much water you'll find on your floor? I can tell you from my own experiences with my own animals that drink from our water fountain (2 little dogs & 1 cat) that our fountain rarely has much water around it. With the exception of the times the cat decides to play in the fountains water! Which is a little annoying but nothing a small towel can't take care of! Hope that answers your question? Best of luck!
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An area of about 10 inches surrounding the bowl. Carpet was very damp.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
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There is absolutely no mess.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
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It won't cause any water outside of the fountain unless you overfill it... I put to much in at first and it spotted over the side...
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
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Concerning the water fountain for cats;

Does it operate on batteries? If so, what size batteries?
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No it is electrical.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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Montana
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No batteries. runs by electric-removes easily when needed to clean.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
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No it doesn't, electric only. I don't know of any pet fountains that operate on batteries.
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answered 4 years ago
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No batteries. It has a plug.
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No batteries. AC power only.
answered 4 years ago
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Virginia Beach, VA
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It is plugged into an outlet, no bateries!
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Does this product have a drip setting? My cat doesn't like a fast stream.

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No, it is either a big stream or a little stream, no drip setting.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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No not a drip setting, although the water runs from a tiny stream to a fairly fast pour. There's a handle inside the bowl you move back and forth side to side to control your water amount. Variable speed water control basically!
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answered 3 years, 3 months ago
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It has an adjustable steam however, even the slowest stream is pretty fast and full.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
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it has a Very slow-very quiet-steady-thin stream. No settings.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
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Yes it does. You can adjust how fast the stream comes out my turning the attachment head one way for fast or the other way for a much slower stream that comes out looking like water drops.
answered 4 years ago
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No it doesn't really have a drip setting, but it does have a lever that lets you set how strong the stream is. My one cat will drink from it no matter what the stream, but my girl cat wants it on the lowest stream.
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Does this product include a filter?

This is regarding the Drinkwell Pet Fountain for Cats, SKU# 784206.
Does this product come with a filter?
asked 3 years, 6 months ago
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Yes it does.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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Yes mine did come with a filter, although I also bought extra filters at the same time. Note, this fountain directions also state it will work fine without using any filters! Still I choose to use the filters myself so my animals all can have the cleanest water possible. But you may not need to be as picky as I am? I tend to spoil my animals more then most do anyway! (LOL) Also, there's really no difference between the dog and cat fountains and dogs and cats will drink from either fountains! So that may also give you a few more options you haven't considered in the past? I have 2 dogs and 1 cat all drinking from the same water fountain with no problems at all! Best of luck!
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answered 3 years, 3 months ago
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yes, it comes with one filter
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
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It comes with one filter. I ordered the 3-pack of replacement filters when I ordered the unit.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
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The product has a mesh filter for catching large particles, as well as an activated charcoal filter for other water nasties.
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yes
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does it run on batteries/cord/or both?

asked 3 years, 11 months ago
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It is electrical, you plug it in.
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answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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electric, need to plug in.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
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runs by electric-removes easily when needing to clean
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JUST CORD
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
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Roswell, NM
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It runs on a standard US plug cord.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
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The model that I have runs on the cord only.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
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Is it electric safe?

I spend the whole day out, for work. I am wondering if it is safe (electricity+water+cat) to leave it on. :-S
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I would say it is safe. I leave it on 16 hours a day. The cord is long enough so that the plug is not in contact with the water. The unit is sturdy, so unless your cat is extremely rambunctious, I don't think you have to worry about the unit being turned over while you're at work.
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Yes it is safe, although I would recommend putting something in between it and the floor if it is carpeted.
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Yes it's a safe as your ever going to get with any electrical device, the cord is very well protected from the factory! Although every animal is different and if you have a animal that's prone to chew on electrical cords then that's something you'd certainly want to watch closely! Other then that you shouldn't have any problems. This is a well made product in my opinion, Which I'm a contractor by trade and have some experience in these fields to know what I'm talking about. Your biggest issue really to worry about with this fountain is always making sure your fountain has plenty of water in it before leaving your home. If your going to be gone for any length of time I'd certainly recommend unplugging the fountain before leaving! But for a normal day at work (8-12 hours) Long as you leave with a fairly full water fountain and your animals don't have any habit of knocking it over? You should be perfectly fine! Just don't want to run the pump without water or you'll burn your pump up and have to buy a new one! Hope that helps you out, best of luck!
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Yes, there are cord locks to keep it away from the water and so I have not had any problems.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
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The cord is long enough to keep the dish away from the outlet. If your cats mess with cords and/or outlets . . . that's an issue itself. But there's very little electrical current being used so unless they can somehow combine the water and the outlet, I don't see a problem. However, I am not an electrician.
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is the Drinkwell Pet Fountain for cats electric or battery operated

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It is electric.
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The motor is 110 volt (wall plug power). However, if you have access to a 12 volt dc power supply (RV, etc.) there are low cost 200 or 400 amp inverters on the market that convert 12vdc to 110 vac current. Since the fountain motor draws 6 amps, this should do the job just fine.
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It is electric.
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I believe their all electric (Not battery) But details should tell you on their site if their AC or DC. In case you don't know, AC is Electric and DC is battery. Hope that helps!
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electric
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how often does the filter needs to be replaced?

asked 3 years, 10 months ago
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At least once a month I would say.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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Very frequently and they are expensive. Mine needed to be replaced every week or two at least.
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ONCE A MONTH. OR AT LEAST EVERY 6 WEEKS.
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at least every two weeks
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If my cat does not take/use the running water machine for cats can we return it?

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Can return during the time allowed for returns.
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Believe me...your cat will love it. My cats have shared a bowl in my kitchen with the dogs. They NEVER drink from that community bowl now. They love the running water.
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My cats were terrified of it. I've left it plugged in for a few months. Each week I move their water and food bowls closer to it. They began to tolerate the sound of the fountain and I even caught one of them drinking from it. They are no longer afraid of it and I keep their food bowls right next to it.
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Yes, within the return policy period.
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How often do you have to change the filter on the DRINKWELL PET FOUNTAIN FOR CATS?

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Filters should be changed approximately every 2-4 weeks. Replace filters more frequently when using the fountain for multiple pet's or pet's that produce a lot of saliva. Make sure the black side of the filter faces the front of the fountain.
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You are supposed to change it twice a month. That's how often I do it anyway, and I think it says that on the replacement filter packs. If you can't get a new one, rinse the old one under cold water to get the gunk off and do that temporarily.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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Scottsdale, AZ
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The filter is just there really to make the water taste fresher. It's just charcoal. The same stuff they put in your Brita filter. I don't replace mine till they are falling apart.
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monthly
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The pump is humming, and tanks full, but no water comes out?

Have used about 4 years.
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You need to get suction going. When you fill it, you need to pour the water in the top where the cover goes, not in the bottom part, until the suction starts. Begin with an empty bowl. If that doesn't work, I don't know what is wrong with it.
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Your pump is probably dead.
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Not sure if this will solve your problem or not, but you may try priming the pump by putting water in the top of the back of the bowl where the reserve bottle runs the water into first before going in to the pump. You also can try removing the pump from the water fountain and pouring water directly into the back of the pump with it plugged in and see if it will start pumping for you that way? Of course you want to be careful not to get shocked doing this! Provided your pump doesn't have a electrical short and you keep your plug completely away from any water source it could get into! You should be safe enough to test it this way. But just to be on the safer side be sure to have shoes on and never stand in any water when doing this! Wearing gloves and keeping your hands dry also a smart tip to keep in mind! Then if it does have a short somewhere? The shock you'd get might give you a scare for a second, but shouldn't be anything very serious. If you don't feel comfortable performing this pump test yourself you could take it to a repair service and have them check it out for you too! May cost a few pennies to have it checked out but could be well worth the cost avoiding a shock doing it yourself! Best of luck!
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I've had 1 drinkwell and it leaked, have they fixed this problem?

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I have had no leakage problems with this item or the refill resevoir.
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I have the 50 oz model, and have had no leaking problems.
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I've had mine running for quite awhile with no issue. Perhaps the pump wasn't seated quite right on your last one.
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how long is the cord on the cat fountain?

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The cord on my drinkwell is about 6 feet long.
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The cord is about 77 inches long.
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pretty long. I would say about six feet!
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Should I leave it always on or it is better to turn it off once in a while

I worry to leave it plugged in when no one at home but cats
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i leave it on 24/7, never heard of anyone turning it off
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We have owned one of these type of fountains for 8+ years. The only time it is turned off is for cleaning. As long as there is water in the bowl it is fine. We have the large reservoir which gives enough water for about a week for our cat.
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I leave mine on continuously. I have had no problems with it.
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Is this waterer loud?

I am determined to purchase one of these waterers I am just trying to figure out which one to get..is this automatic waterer quiet?
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Not at all. It is extremely quiet, matter of fact when I am in the room I can not even hear it run. The only time I hear anything is when it gets low on water. As the water runs out, the fountain water that is falling back down onto the filter and thru it into the basin makes a trickling noise and that is actually how I know it is running low on water. When it is completely full it is as quiet as can be. I really love mine.
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I would suggest that if it seems noisy just put it on a bath rug or other rug to muffle the vibration. We don't hear it at all, just the trickle of the water.
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Depends on how fast you set the flow for. I have one for my large dog. You get used to the noise like a clock. But Mine sits right next to my chair in the kitchen. Also if you let the water level get too low the noise will increase from the pump.
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Is this product plastic, ceramic or stainless steel.?

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Plastic
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plastic and very easy to clean
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plastic
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what is this made of

do not like plastic ones
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It's hard plastic
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It is a heavy duty plastic; easy to clean. I like it better than the porcelain one we had.
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In short, cheap plastic.

When I buy a fountain I'm more concerned about the quality of the pump. This one's noisy and broke after two months.
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Can I order a new motor for my Drink Well Water Fountain from your store?

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yes
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I don't think so, I had to order a replacement one as well and ordered mine through the manufacturer. It was easy and they shipped it really fast, though. I have to say it has worked great since we got the replacement, the first one burned out when the water level got too low.
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how do I keep the rubber gasket on the motor from sticking when I take it apart to clean?

i dont have the model #. its an older model drinkwell. I bought it maybe 3 or 4 years algo
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If your having problems with a gasket sticking you may want to try putting on a small amount of Vaseline smeared around both sides of your gasket before installing the pump. This should keep your gasket from sticking and still seal just fine too! Good luck!
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We've had our fountain for several years. I've found that you don't have to unscrew the motor to clean the fountain. The impeller (propeller) can be pulled out (it's held in magnetically) and the rest of the unit washed without the motor being removed. It was news to me, but I've had no problems.
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Drinkwell replacement motors?

I bought a Drinkwell over a year ago. We love it or I should say the cat loves it. The dish ran dry and I'm afraid the motor may have burned up. Does Petco sell replacement motors?
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Just purchased one on Black friday to have as a backup . My is over 2 years old and I always worried about the motor burning up and not being able to replace it. It wasnt that much and its nice to have a backup!!!!
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Petco sells one replacement motor for one type of drinkwell, but not all of them.
The motor Petco has in stores is for the drinkwell that comes out not like a faucet. Mine stop working once, I took it all apart except the motor of course and soaked it in vinegar water for about an hour and rinsed it very well, and it works. Stop working from the calcium build up, maybe give that a try.
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