Anti-cat device

Paul Makepeace paulm at
Thu Jan 3 23:42:13 GMT 2008

On 1/3/08, Randy J. Ray <rjray at> wrote:
> Free oxygen (i.e., that part not bonded to dihydrogen) will gradually vacate
> the premises.

Right, I understand this from their webpage but they don't explain why
this is (in their words) "healthful".

> In addition, particulates (dust, dander, etc.) will also settle
> on the surface.

I could see that this would be a bit unappealing. That said, cats lick
their own arses, and thirst is a strong driver, so I'm not sure
particulates would necessarily slow 'em down _too_ much...


>  The fountain runs the water through a filter, as well as
> causing aeration. I'm not a chemist, but I have noticed that the little
> hairballs are much better about drinking it than still water that would be
> refreshed daily. And they've quit climbing into the toilet, which is an added
> bonus...
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> Randy J. Ray      Sunnyvale, CA   rjray at
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