So I have one of those self watering things for my cat. It has like the water jug on top that I can fill up and then place it in the holder and as he drinks from the bottom the jug will let water down. Niffty invention. Anyway, Jasper, my cat, has this annoying habit he has had since he was a kitten and I was wondering if anyone could know why he does it or of a way to fix it.
I fill the water jug up, place it in it's holder, and leave him to his business. I can walk back in there less than 30 minutes and all the water is gone. Not because he drank it but because this cat takes and MOVES the water thing around the bathroom and it splashes water out as he does. I just don't understand WHY he does this! It's big enough for him to drink from, the water is always clean, and yet every day, all day long, when he drinks from it he will move it around. He like hooks his paw to the inside of the bottom and just pulls it around.
And I have tried everything to get him to stop. I have tried disciplining him when he does it, I have tried putting heavy objects on top of the water jug so he couldn't move it, and I have even velcroed the jug to the floor and he STILL moves it around!
I hate having to clean up water every day out of the bathroom floor. :s Any ideas as to why he does it or another method to get him to stop that I haven't thought of?