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Q. Why does my cat only drink water from a running faucet and never seems to get enough

Answered By
DR. LEIGH PUSATERI, DVM

A. Some cats prefer to drink from a running faucet or fountain. If she seems to be drinking excessive, she should be examined by a veterinarian for a work up. Conditions like diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, thyroid disease, etc can cause cats to drink more water. Your vet can run labwork to determine if there is a problem.


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