PetSafe Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain

MPN: PWW0013703
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Description
This design utilizes the same patented free-falling stream of water as the original Drinkwell which entices pets to drink more, keeping them happy, healthy and hydrated.
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User Reviews
Awesome! My cat LOVES it!
5 Star Review   By Equilady on PETCO - Apr 1, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

My cat likes his water fresh poured and prefers to drink it as it is being poured into his dish, right from the faucet or bottle. He does not like stale water even sitting for a few hours. I felt like he was not drinking enough water. This is puuuuurfect! He drinks several times a day now and more water at each drink. We are both very happy.

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Happy Cats!
5 Star Review   By althaea on PETCO - Mar 24, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Both my cats love to drink water form the sink and I have tried several fountains the past few years. The Drinwell Platinum is the first one they have used and not jumped on the sink again!!!! The adjustable water flow is also the best since they like just a light flow. I would definetly recommend this product to anyone with the same problem!

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a must-have
5 Star Review   By mistervagabundus on PETCO - Mar 14, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

With four cats and high-energy shenanigans at all hours, it was a frequent occurence to find water spilled all over the kitchen floor each morning. Owing to its sturdy construction, the Drinkwell Fountain resolves this and many other issues. All of my cats use this fountain, and I believe it has increased their water intake by providing cleaner and better tasting water. It also captivates those cats that love moving water or dripping faucets, so they are both amused by it and inclined to drink. Water is key to the health of both cats and dogs. In an industry rife with gadgets that may or may not be worthwhile purchases, I am happy to endorse this product as one that will add significantly to the health and well-being of your cat.

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Great Water Fountain
5 Star Review   By Tim1 on PETCO - Mar 13, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This fountain is great, I purchased my fountain about 3 yrs ago. Our male cat developed urinary track problems and had to go to the Vet. Vet told us we needed to increase their water in take (we have 3 cats). So i thought I would try this fountain. I was amazed at how much water our cats drink with this fountain. 2 of our cats love to drink from the flowing stream and 1 likes the bowl. I have had no problems with this fountain, but did replace the pump when i dropped and broke it. Its easy to clean and cats love it. I'm going to purchase another one since this one is getting old, but it still works great.

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Finally one I like
5 Star Review   By weacat on PETCO - Jan 24, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

After buying and returning two other brands I think I finally found a keeper. My biggest complaints with the others (Pioneer Pet and Petmate) was noise and having to keep filling the reservoir. The Pioneer especially. This one is wonderfull, I have two cats and refilled it after about a week and probably could have went a little longer. Its in my bedroom so I needed a quiet one..I hardly hear this except for maybe a little water flowing. You can tell that this is made really well and not cheap, the plastic is very durable. It looks a little large but like I said the others have to be filled quite often. The reviews are good for a reason..get this one..love it so far!

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Love this fountain but...
4 Star Review   By BruceFanNJ on PETCO - Jan 24, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I absolutely love this fountain. It holds a large amount of water, enough to last about 10 days (which is especailly good when going on vacation - my cat sitter does not have to fiddle with it when I'm away). Three of my four cats use it so it is definitely worth having. My other cat is afraid of it. My only complaint is that it only lasted about 2 years. At about the 1.5 year mark I started having trouble with it. About half the time after cleaning it wouldn't start up again. I would let it sit and try again and eventually it would start. Then finally the mnotor would start but made a lot of noise and the water only trickled. So I had to replace it. I think it should have lasted longer than 2 years.

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Awesome product
5 Star Review   By Kitten41 on PETCO - Jan 21, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I ordered this Drinkwell Platinum Fountain on 1-16-12 and received it on 1-19-12. As soon as I set it up and plugged it in, all 3 of my cats were drinking out of it!! They just love it!! It's a very quiet product and is extremely easy to put together. One of my best purchases ever!! I would highly recommend this product to anyone who has cats, especially if they like to drink out of a sink faucet!!

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Wow! What a differerence...
5 Star Review   By Robbin on PETCO - Jan 18, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I have been well trained by my cats to go into the bathroom and turn on the shower faucet on ever so slighly so they can get a drink of water. Although fresh water is always set out, this was their preferred beverage. The drinks were served at all hours of the day which means I was getting up in the middle of the night to get them what they wanted. This fountain fits the bill for all of us. The cats drink when they want and I can sleep! I also believe they are getting more fluids which at the age of 10 and 11 must be better for their kidney function. Give ti a try!

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Dog likes it, but wish I knew more before purchase!
4 Star Review   By SchnauzerMom51 on PETCO - Jan 6, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I bought this back in September for my mini schnauzer who likes it now. The first few days she seemed afraid of it. Now, she likes to drink the water that's flowing. The product is well made, durable, and looks nice on my floor. It is also pretty quiet which we were very happy about. However, the downside is all the things I didn't know before purchasing it. Like that fact that you need to refill the water tank every other day, if not every day. If you don't, it makes this loud noise because it doesn't have enough water. I also don't like how often gunk builds up on the motor and some of the other parts. Once a week I have to disassemble the whole thing and completely scrub it. I also have to use q-tips on parts of it because the holes are small but the gunk builds up in there too. Finally, I wish I had known that it has the potential to make a big mess. If you don't take it apart once a week to clean, the water overflows onto the floor. We work during the day so coming home at the end of the day to find my schnauzer soaked from playing in the overflowed water was not fun. Overall, my dog likes it so I'm ok with it. I will say the water stays fresh in the fountain because 1, we used filtered water, and 2, the water filters constantly throughout the day in the fountain. So I would recommend it but make sure you up to the maintenance it requires.

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Good while it lasted
3 Star Review   By nochangeforyou on PETCO - Jan 1, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

It was a great fountain, my Persians loved it. However, it didn't last very long, the pumped died a few months after I bought it, and locating another pump was next to impossible.

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Product Details
Description
This design utilizes the same patented free-falling stream of water as the original Drinkwell which entices pets to drink more, keeping them happy, healthy and hydrated.
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cat accessory fountain
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Product Title PetSafe Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain
Manufacturer PetSafe
Lowest Price $49.99 from PetSolutions
Power Score 4.2 | 164 Reviews
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User Reviews
Awesome! My cat LOVES it!
5 Star Review   By Equilady on PETCO - Apr 1, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

My cat likes his water fresh poured and prefers to drink it as it is being poured into his dish, right from the faucet or bottle. He does not like stale water even sitting for a few hours. I felt like he was not drinking enough water. This is puuuuurfect! He drinks several times a day now and more water at each drink. We are both very happy.

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Happy Cats!
5 Star Review   By althaea on PETCO - Mar 24, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Both my cats love to drink water form the sink and I have tried several fountains the past few years. The Drinwell Platinum is the first one they have used and not jumped on the sink again!!!! The adjustable water flow is also the best since they like just a light flow. I would definetly recommend this product to anyone with the same problem!

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a must-have
5 Star Review   By mistervagabundus on PETCO - Mar 14, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

With four cats and high-energy shenanigans at all hours, it was a frequent occurence to find water spilled all over the kitchen floor each morning. Owing to its sturdy construction, the Drinkwell Fountain resolves this and many other issues. All of my cats use this fountain, and I believe it has increased their water intake by providing cleaner and better tasting water. It also captivates those cats that love moving water or dripping faucets, so they are both amused by it and inclined to drink. Water is key to the health of both cats and dogs. In an industry rife with gadgets that may or may not be worthwhile purchases, I am happy to endorse this product as one that will add significantly to the health and well-being of your cat.

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Great Water Fountain
5 Star Review   By Tim1 on PETCO - Mar 13, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This fountain is great, I purchased my fountain about 3 yrs ago. Our male cat developed urinary track problems and had to go to the Vet. Vet told us we needed to increase their water in take (we have 3 cats). So i thought I would try this fountain. I was amazed at how much water our cats drink with this fountain. 2 of our cats love to drink from the flowing stream and 1 likes the bowl. I have had no problems with this fountain, but did replace the pump when i dropped and broke it. Its easy to clean and cats love it. I'm going to purchase another one since this one is getting old, but it still works great.

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Finally one I like
5 Star Review   By weacat on PETCO - Jan 24, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

After buying and returning two other brands I think I finally found a keeper. My biggest complaints with the others (Pioneer Pet and Petmate) was noise and having to keep filling the reservoir. The Pioneer especially. This one is wonderfull, I have two cats and refilled it after about a week and probably could have went a little longer. Its in my bedroom so I needed a quiet one..I hardly hear this except for maybe a little water flowing. You can tell that this is made really well and not cheap, the plastic is very durable. It looks a little large but like I said the others have to be filled quite often. The reviews are good for a reason..get this one..love it so far!

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Love this fountain but...
4 Star Review   By BruceFanNJ on PETCO - Jan 24, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I absolutely love this fountain. It holds a large amount of water, enough to last about 10 days (which is especailly good when going on vacation - my cat sitter does not have to fiddle with it when I'm away). Three of my four cats use it so it is definitely worth having. My other cat is afraid of it. My only complaint is that it only lasted about 2 years. At about the 1.5 year mark I started having trouble with it. About half the time after cleaning it wouldn't start up again. I would let it sit and try again and eventually it would start. Then finally the mnotor would start but made a lot of noise and the water only trickled. So I had to replace it. I think it should have lasted longer than 2 years.

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Awesome product
5 Star Review   By Kitten41 on PETCO - Jan 21, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I ordered this Drinkwell Platinum Fountain on 1-16-12 and received it on 1-19-12. As soon as I set it up and plugged it in, all 3 of my cats were drinking out of it!! They just love it!! It's a very quiet product and is extremely easy to put together. One of my best purchases ever!! I would highly recommend this product to anyone who has cats, especially if they like to drink out of a sink faucet!!

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Wow! What a differerence...
5 Star Review   By Robbin on PETCO - Jan 18, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I have been well trained by my cats to go into the bathroom and turn on the shower faucet on ever so slighly so they can get a drink of water. Although fresh water is always set out, this was their preferred beverage. The drinks were served at all hours of the day which means I was getting up in the middle of the night to get them what they wanted. This fountain fits the bill for all of us. The cats drink when they want and I can sleep! I also believe they are getting more fluids which at the age of 10 and 11 must be better for their kidney function. Give ti a try!

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Dog likes it, but wish I knew more before purchase!
4 Star Review   By SchnauzerMom51 on PETCO - Jan 6, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I bought this back in September for my mini schnauzer who likes it now. The first few days she seemed afraid of it. Now, she likes to drink the water that's flowing. The product is well made, durable, and looks nice on my floor. It is also pretty quiet which we were very happy about. However, the downside is all the things I didn't know before purchasing it. Like that fact that you need to refill the water tank every other day, if not every day. If you don't, it makes this loud noise because it doesn't have enough water. I also don't like how often gunk builds up on the motor and some of the other parts. Once a week I have to disassemble the whole thing and completely scrub it. I also have to use q-tips on parts of it because the holes are small but the gunk builds up in there too. Finally, I wish I had known that it has the potential to make a big mess. If you don't take it apart once a week to clean, the water overflows onto the floor. We work during the day so coming home at the end of the day to find my schnauzer soaked from playing in the overflowed water was not fun. Overall, my dog likes it so I'm ok with it. I will say the water stays fresh in the fountain because 1, we used filtered water, and 2, the water filters constantly throughout the day in the fountain. So I would recommend it but make sure you up to the maintenance it requires.

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Good while it lasted
3 Star Review   By nochangeforyou on PETCO - Jan 1, 2012    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

It was a great fountain, my Persians loved it. However, it didn't last very long, the pumped died a few months after I bought it, and locating another pump was next to impossible.

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Drinkwell Fountain rocks!
5 Star Review   By cudz on PETCO - Dec 25, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Excellent quality in this water fountain. Cat had no trouble getting used to it; stuck her head under the waterfall a couple of times (first one was an accident, the rest were on purpose, I'm pretty sure). Very quiet if you want it to be--or you can turn up the volume for the trickle noise.

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quiet, but dogs boycotted
4 Star Review   By OSUgirlatMSU on PETCO - Dec 16, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I bought the fountain for my two small dogs. After my daughter assembled the fountain we set it out for the dogs. The first day the oldest dog drank a little, but then stopped drinking. We tried to acclimated them by letting treats float in the water and make it fun for them, but to no avail. After nearly two weeks, the littlest dog never drank water and the oldest would only drink maybe once a day. She usually drinks when I get home in the afternoon, but with the fountain she did not. For some reason she likes to drink at the back of the bowl, so when she tried that with the fountain, her head got all wet (water is her nemesis). The fountain is very quiet and would be great for dogs that approve and drink lots of water, as the water reservoir is big. I did notice when I was cleaning it to repackage, there was a film on the bottom of the main water dish. I guess my dogs are satisfied with their plain ordinary water dish : )

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Works great, a little overpriced.
4 Star Review   PETCO    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Got it and my cat loves it. She is no longer wanting to drink out of the faucet. It is well made, easy to maintain, and holds lots of water so it doesn't have to be refilled very often. It is a bit overpriced.

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works great
5 Star Review   By CatmanDan on PETCO - Nov 29, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I had the original model for 8yrs and it worked ok but was starting to fade in color, so I decided to up-grade. The first thing I noticed was that it is silent (in noise level), compared to the old orginal model. It is a little more to clean (pump and tubing), but well worth the money. Very pleased with the purchase.

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An Instant hit!
5 Star Review   By thorn on PETCO - Nov 18, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I had barely plugged it in and the cat was drinking out of the Fountain. Best product I ever bought!

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My dog loves it.
5 Star Review   By sirodk on PETCO - Sep 27, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

My dog loves it. He didn't spend any time getting used to it. We plugged it in and he drank from it.

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Great product
5 Star Review   By Sweet3 on PETCO - Aug 4, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

It took a few days for my cats to get use to this fountain, but once they did, they love it. I noticed that they do drink a lot more water with this fountain than with a water bowl. One thing this product can be improved is to increase the size of the tank, or make another model of larger size, as I have three cats and they go through the tank in less than 3 days.

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Nice but with some glitches
5 Star Review   By CatMomTX on PETCO - Jul 21, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I had the old, smaller Drinkwell for years, with the attachable reservoir, and I loved it. I bought this because I figured it was time for an upgrade. It is huge, and the improvements of the screen over the pump intake, and the spout, which makes a rope of water that splashes less and is quieter, is great. It is much quieter and cleaner. However, it spontaneously makes a strange noise, that sounds like water rushing through the fountain -- I can't really describe it very well. It does this for a minute, and stops. Also the unit still vibrates noisily (like the old one) if it is bumped or just out of whack slightly. Also, the water reservoir is huge, but has a curved bottom, so you can't set it on the counter to refill it. It requires 2 hands (sometimes 3, if you are pouring from a heavy vessel, like I pour from a water jug - you may need some help) into the reservoir. Design flaw I hope they fix, but not a big deal. All in all, a great water fountain -- I think Drinkwells are the best. A little pricey, but I had my last one for 8 years, so not a bad investment!

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Wonderful product
5 Star Review   By Antonietta on PETCO - Jun 27, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Love, Love this product...it took my cat a few days of caution, because she was used to the tub faucet (from another owner), now she uses it all the time....would definitely recommend....

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Dogs and Cats Love
5 Star Review   By R5150N on PETCO - May 19, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I have used this since it was produced. I have 4 cats and a dog and they all love it. I clean it weekly and use the brushes sold for use with it so it takes little time and effort. I have had to replace it only when the plastic has become rough by cleaning and never due to motor failure. My previous cats and dogs also loved this.

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So far... wow!
4 Star Review   By Lizlou on PETCO - Mar 26, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I literally just set this up 10 minutes ago and my cat (Torch) immediately began drinking from it. She's a total bathroom sink faucet addict, which is why I got this for her, and I was kinda scared that she'd reject this but omg! Like,I NSTANTLY she was using it. On the product side, it was a little flimsier than I anticipated, but not bad. It holds a TON of water and even on the highest flow setting it hasn't splashed at all. It's really quiet too. I uploaded a video on youtube and you can hear her drinking, but not the fountain. You can see that I didn't even get it seated properly before she started using it lol! So, I've only had it for 10 minutes, so we'll see what the future holds, but so far so good!

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Major Flaw
1 Star Review   By keythoughts on PETCO - Mar 18, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

There is a major design flaw in the placement of the charcoal water filter. The charcoal filter should be placed between the front particle filter and the water pump. The water in this unit flows through the front particle filter and into the back reservoir. This water is contaminated with bacteria and dirt not caught by the front particle filter. The front particle filter does very little but catch hair and some larger food particles. The majority of the contaminated water flows through to the back reservoir. It is from this water that the water pump takes water and pumps it up into the filter chamber. Another flaw is the filters are too short allowing contaminated water to flow right over the top of the charcoal filter. The water pump should (pump water away from a filter not towards a filter). We want to protect our pets water supply as much as possible and we want to protect the water pump as much as possible too. This chamber gets loaded up with dirty water as does the front reservoir and back reservoir. The next flaw in design is the water tank. The cap/valve piece should be a better one way valve not allowing contaminated water to flow up into the tank. Pets do one thing almost every time after eating, they want a drink of water. The food that remains on their lips and hair washes away into the front reservoir this is to be expected. What is not to be expected is for the rear reservoir, the filter chamber and the tank to become contaminated. With minimal upkeep on the front reservoir this system should stay clean for weeks. With a little correction in the design it could. Remember- we filter our water then pump it away towards our pets.

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The Best Cat Water Fountain you can Get!
5 Star Review   By StevenC1Memphis on PETCO - Mar 7, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I now have 2 of these water fountains. I keep one upstairs & one downstairs & my 2 cats love the waterfall always fresh water! I this this product 5 stars!

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Good and Bad
4 Star Review   By Zosia on PETCO - Feb 8, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

The water part is great, the dog likes it. However, the unit is hard to pick up for emptying and cleaning. Water spills out of the bowl no matter how hard we work to keep it level.

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Great Kitty Fountain
5 Star Review   By jooper on PETCO - Feb 6, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Works like a charm. The cats (5!) love it, and the filter keeps debris, et al out of the water.

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Healthy Choice
5 Star Review   By Mom2monsters on PETCO - Feb 4, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

One of our 2 cats has always jumped up onto the kitchen or bathroom counter to drink from a running faucet. This product allows him to get all the running water he wants, even when the humans haven't turned on the water for him. He is definitely taking in more water this way and it has to be more comfortable being in a sitting position vs. putting his face down to a bowl on the same level as his paws! The well holds a lot of water, so I don't have to change / replenish the water supply nearly as often. Everyone is very pleased. Its very quiet and I unplug the unit overnight, hopefully to give the motor a longer life.

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Great Solution!
5 Star Review   By 2CatOwner on PETCO - Jan 19, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I bought this to help my pet keep from getting dehydrated. She is drinking plenty of fresh water now. She was a little intimidated at first, but now, after 10 days, she's fine with it. It is extremely easy to clean, and the large capacity of the reservoir and bowl only needs a refill a few times a week, making my life much easier. I find that I don't need the brushes to keep the fountain clean. Just soap and water do the trick.

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Love it!
5 Star Review   By justapezgirl on PETCO - Jan 19, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Worth every penny. Had a cat in poor health and needed to get more water in him. The second I plugged it in he went straight to it. Once you open up and assemble the fountain it tells you that filters are not required to run this fountain, so if you don't care if the water is filtered or not save yourself some money and don't buy the replacement filters.

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good product
5 Star Review   By pridelover on PETCO - Jan 10, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This fountain came assembled and with detailed and easy to follow instructions. It holds enough water to supply our 12 cats all day with one fill-up. The filter is easy to install and needs no holder (our last fountain was a Petmate and I accidentally threw out the filter holder and was unable to purchase a replacement.) We have had no problem with pump or water noise. All our cats have a spot they like drinking from, whether it's the stream or the bowl.

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LOVE this system!
5 Star Review   By mayfairy25 on PETCO - Jan 3, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

We have 2 dogs (puggle and beagle) who drink a fair amount of water and we used to use a water bowl that was basically just a tank of water and it would trickle slowly out of a small hole. It would get moldy and smell like a fish bowl after a few days. I noticed my dog's breath was GROSS and they preferred drinking fresh water out of a smaller bowl in their crate. I decided to purchase this system so they could have fresher, healthier water. I read a lot of reviews and this seemed like the best model. After all, we humans drink from a filter system, so my dogs should, too. So far, they love it and have been drinking more water, and their bad breath is gone! The fountain is very quiet and I find the trickling water to be very relaxing. I have not had it more than a week yet, so I can't speak of its longevity, but I am sure if you maintain it as the instructions say, it will last a long time. We fill the reserve about once a day to make sure the water level doesn't get too low, and it's very, very easy to fill. I love this fountain and feel so much better now that my dogs have fresh, clean water to enjoy!

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L'Chaim!
5 Star Review   By MaddiesMama on PETCO - Jan 3, 2011    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Both my dog & kitty LOVE drinking from the fountain. Their water consumption has greatly increased, hopefully, leading to a longer life...L'Chaim! My only complaint is the time it takes to clean every week, however, I am saving time NOT washing and filling the bowls on a daily basis. Pick a day of the week and clean your fountain every week on that day...Although it may look clean, the water collects dust, etc. and the bowl can become slimy from germs & bacteria!

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Big hit w/ the cats....cats win vs. noisy motor
4 Star Review   By Danabanayna on PETCO - Dec 31, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I have had a different brand of water fountain for my cats for years. In fact, I had gone through two of another brand. The first stopped working well so I purchased another and I had it for years. Just before Christmas I discovered it had tuckered out on me prompting me to hunt for a new one. Usually I read the reviews but I headed over to Petco and browsed the selection ultimately choosing this one. The reason I chose it is because of the way the water comes out, the large resevoir, and the extra fliter for hair and such. (Especially the extra filter for hair!...that was a big part of swaying my decision since my cat likes to put toys and such in the bowl!). Here are my pros/cons of the new brand: Pros: Large water resevoir, clear tank makes water level easy to guage, my cat LOVES drinking from the pouring water (the other one just ran straight down a ramp) this also seems to help keep the water moving and fresher (I can see how this would really help those that have issues w/ their cats having to drink out of the faucet!) Cons: It's noisy! My old one was sort of noisy but not nearly this bad. Someone compared it to a low hum of a refridgerator...but our fridge isn't even that loud! Here's the bottom line, if you want peace and quiet, and often sit in a quiet house with no tv, or radio on or whatever, and your water dish is right in your main living area...this may not be the fountain for you. However, ours is in our main living area and it's not really noticable when we have the tv on and such....and we don't really sit in the quiet that much so I don't anticipte it will be an issue?! To be determined after I have it longer I guess. I'm curious about the people who said it was quiet...I think they may have gotten a different motor model or have partial hearing loss (j/k! lol!) but it's quite loud. Overall it's a great set up for pets and owners....it's just a little on the noisy side and if you like absolute silence...then this isn't for you! The reaction of my cat to it won me over and the noise will stay...at least for now!

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A bit small
4 Star Review   By Melli on PETCO - Dec 20, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I bought this for bigger dogs and it is not quite large enough. The cat loves it so I will keep it as I have the larger one for big dogs outside for them. Both units work well with very little care.

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Cats now drink more water
5 Star Review   By WestPar on PETCO - Dec 12, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

We bought this to encourage our two cats to drink more water. It took the cats about a week to get comfortable with it, but they definitely drink more water now. I think it is a decent product. We bought the Platinum model because I read reviews indicating it is easier to clean than the original model. I clean it and replace the water about once each week. It is not too much of a hassle now that I have done it a few times. Regarding the noise issue: the pump does make some noise, but it is not a problem. It is comparable to having a fish tank. We keep ours in the bathroom, so we don't care if it makes a little noise. So far I have used it about five weeks and we are still on the original filter. Yes, the filters are kind of pricey. We got the cleaning kit with ours, and the brushes do make cleaning easier.

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Great product
5 Star Review   By IndyGigi on PETCO - Dec 9, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

With 3 cats and 2 dogs, I was always filling the water bowl so I purchased the Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain. Loved it so much I got two more as gifts and sent them to other family members.

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somewhat noisy
4 Star Review   By gymgrl on PETCO - Dec 8, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

The fountain arrived in good condition and was very easy to set up and get going. I was a little dissapointed in how loud the pump/motor is after reading so many reviews describing it as 'quiet.' This is my first fountain type water dish so I can't say if it's more or less loud than other but it is definitely noticeable. I still give the fountain 4 stars because (so far) it works great and one (of two) of my cats took to it instantly. The other is a bit nervous and afraid of strange noises so i'm hoping after a few more days he'll get used to the sound. The main reason why i purchased this was to ween my cats off drinking from the sink, which is the ONLY way they would drink water. Overall, I think I'll get used to the loud hum of the motor if it keeps my cats from crying at the sink all the time.

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Somewhat good
4 Star Review   By SilvinMark on PETCO - Dec 5, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

It's working pretty well and it avoids spills which was the main problem of the drinker I had BUT the power cord is too short which complicated the placement of the drinker. I had to use a power cord...

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Drinkwell Platinum Fountain
5 Star Review   By Freds on PETCO - Dec 3, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

As soon as I set it up the cats loved it! I purchased a cheaper fountain and it was horrible and died, but this is definitely worth it and would recommend!

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Drinkwell Fountain Is a Hit!!!
5 Star Review   By Swiss777 on PETCO - Dec 1, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

If you have any doubts, do not hesitate to purchase the Drinkwell Platinum Pet Foundtain. My 2 cats luv drinking out of it. When I first set it up, my cats ate more dry food just so they could drink more water from the fountain. Hint...I use spring water which seems to keep everything very clean.

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My kitties love it!
5 Star Review   By kittycat23 on PETCO - Nov 28, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This is a great investment! I purchased the Drinkwell Platinum pet Fountain about 15 months ago for my 4 cat household. 2 of my cats use the fountain, the other 2 drink from the bowl...all in all they definitely drink more water now and I love that they have a clean and fresh supply 24/7. At right about the year mark the motor in this thing died, but that was easily replaced and we are up and running again. My babies are happy and that makes me happy :)

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Very good fountain!
5 Star Review   By drfritz on PETCO - Nov 22, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I'm using this fountain for my 2 dogs and 4 cats. The motor is quite, its easy to take apart for cleaning. I also like that its easy to fill and it never over flows. All my pets took to it quickly and love drinking from it.

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Best purchase Ever
5 Star Review   By cw12 on PETCO - Nov 7, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

We have two cats and one of them always likes to drink out of the faucet. We would have to make a point to remember to turn OFF the water so now she can get a drink out of the free falling water any time she'd like. Both cats are definitely drinking more water now.

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Fantastic fountain
5 Star Review   By supadupaglorificus on PETCO - Nov 7, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This is a great buy! My cat loves it. It keeps the water fresh for her and is easy to clean, easy to fill and is really quiet. It took her about a day to get used to it, but now I catch her drinking all day long and she even bats at the stream and gets really excited about it. Just keep an eye on the water level in the tank or it will start making noise and can damage the pump.

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So easy!
5 Star Review   By ZooKeeperofsix on PETCO - Oct 26, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I would have to wash out and refill my four cats water bowl constantly. Not anymore! This Platinum Drinkwell works excellent for our househould. The filters keep the hair from their furry paws out of the stream and I really like the large reservoir. If something changes, I will post. Otherwise it is a definite must have. We have had it for two weeks.

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Cats Love Running Water
5 Star Review   By Deerwoods on PETCO - Oct 22, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

We had the original Drinkwell Fountain but it was 10 years old and was getting difficult to clean with all the parts that had to be taken off to wash. It was replaced with this Platinum fountain which is much easier to clean and easy to add water in between cleanings. My 16 year old cat was used to the fountain, so when we were adopted by 2 kittens they have now been hooked on the cool running water. We never have to worry about them getting enough water as because the attached water container shows how much water they are drinking. I highly recommend the Drinkwell brushes sold separately to clean the smaller areas.

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Worth the $$
5 Star Review   By kmc4 on PETCO - Oct 20, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I recently bought this for my cat after he had trouble with Urinary issues. I had actually purchased a less expensive one before this, but ended up switching. I LOVE THIS ONE! I have had it for about a month now. It was so simple to set up. No real set up in fact, just unpack and fill with water basically! I live in a one bedroom apartment, so noise was a concern for me but I have no complaints. I do have it faucet set on the lowest setting, but its great that you can adjust it. Since I have it on the lowest setting (a steady but small stream) I cannot hear the water. I am not sure how it sounds when you have it set higher. The motor does make a little sound, but basically like the low hum of the refrigerator. It is absolutely no bother to me. It is much more compact in size than I expected as well. Also, I hardly ever have to fill it! It looks like I will only have to refill it once every two weeks for my one cat. This fountain is totally worth the money! Don't waste your time on the cheaper ones.

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Too Noisy
1 Star Review   By Jamtron on PETCO - Oct 20, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This product is a great concept. Except it's entirely too noisy. It's loud. My cat dish lives in our kitchen. Listening to this thing's constant hum is entirely unacceptable. We immediately turned it off when we tried to watch a movie in the next room. Who wants noisy things in their house? When powered on, it simply creates anxiety. -Jeff

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My cats love it
5 Star Review   By Draga on PETCO - Oct 3, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

My cats started drinking immediately once it was set up. They like this fountain much better than the old one I had. As I use filtered water, I can add fresh water twice a week without needing to change the filter immediately.

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Great Product!!
5 Star Review   By greenacres on PETCO - Sep 27, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I have several cats that need to drink as much water as possible. This works great for them - they love it and it's easy to keep clean. I've also had the 360* model and this is much easier to keep clean, fill and has a smaller footprint. I highly recommend this to anyone who wants to ensure their cat(s) drink enough water. This will replace your cat insisting on drinking out of the faucet.

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Hums
3 Star Review   By Marienunz on PETCO - Sep 11, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Our cats really like the fountain. However, its a bit loud. It hums constantly. A bit anoying. I guess its a small price to pay for healthy cats. Marie Tolland, CT

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smart purchase
5 Star Review   By brookesfamily on PETCO - Sep 4, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

my cat and dog didnt take to this new watering system at first, but it didnt take long. My golden and Siamese LOVE LOVELOVE IT!!! I recomend keeping the fountain flow setting on low for a cat. I have noticed a major hydration difference since and I am refilling the tank atleast twice a day versus once a day with their two seperate bowls. Very easy to clean as all components come apart for easy movement in the sink.

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Good idea gone wrong?
2 Star Review   By 151pixiesdancing on PETCO - Sep 3, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Why would you think about the sound of the water fountain? Well, I should have obviously as one of my cats was insistent that the devil himself must reside inside one of these fountains! The sound itself completely freaked my cat out and as a result, it went back into the box after it had all been set up. Disasterous!

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Great purchase.
5 Star Review   By BJ18 on PETCO - Sep 2, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

It has only been a week but kitties love it. It is quiet and easy to manitain.

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Wonderful product!
5 Star Review   By KittyLover1 on PETCO - Aug 31, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

After an extensive research on drink fountains, we decided to buy the Drinkwell Platinum Fountain. We have 2 cats, one that has previously had some urinary track problems and doesn't drink that much water, and another one that always jumps to the faucet to get fresh water. I just placed the fountain and they both love it! even the one that does not drink much water. It only took a few seconds for one of them to figure out what was that new stuff next to their old water bowl. I knew for fact that this was going to be something that will benefit both of our kitties but I was a little afraid about the noise since I read some reviews that mentioned a loud motor; well this one is almost silent, I love it and now I am happy that my cats accepted it well and hopefully they drink more water from now on.

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Great Waterer
5 Star Review   By Arklady on PETCO - Aug 9, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

We had the regular drinkwell for several years but with 3 cats we were filling it twice a day. This one only requires filling every 4 days. It's great!. Cats love drinking the filtered, running water! Very quiet! Good buy, also

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Best investment ever
5 Star Review   By kellie90 on PETCO - Jul 31, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

All I can say is excellent things about this pet fountain. We have 12 cats and one dog, let me tell you they are going through the water. Their water consumption has doubled since receiving this product. Yes we are going through more litter and taking the dog out alot more, but how much better off they will be for it in the long run. I do use filtered water to fill it, thus making the fountain filter last longer and I do take it apart every few days and totally clean it. It has been extremely quiet and well worth every penny we spent. Would highly recommend this for any pet owner.

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A good product
5 Star Review   By metallica on PETCO - Jul 23, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

The drinkwell fountain works well and the motor is very quite. The splash sound of the water lets the cat thinks it's fresh running water. The whole unit hold a lot of water so you don't have to refill it that often. It is a good product.

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very quiet
5 Star Review   By janr on PETCO - Jul 13, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I bought this fountain for my 2 cats & it is so quiet, you can only hear the water dripping. It was very important to me to have a quiet one because my cats are scared of everything. It is very easy to clean & only takes about 10 mins. to clean. The water is cool in the fountain & the cats like that. It was worth the extra money to get the Platinum one instead of the cheaper one. I had read online that the cheaper one was loud & I didnt want one that was noisy. I highly recommend this fountain.

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Excellent Purchase!
5 Star Review   By ragdollowner1 on PETCO - Jul 7, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Like other people my drinkwell platinum fountain came shipped in it's original packaging, the box was beat up, but the product was not broken. As soon as we set it up our cat went right over to it and after putting his paw in it started licking from it right away. We kept his other water dish out for a while in case he didn't like the fountain, but he exclusively drinks out of it now. He drinks more and more often than before. We originally got it for him for his urinary problems and his Vet said he needed to drink more water, problem solved! It's very quiet, you will be happy with this purchase!

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Cats love it!
5 Star Review   By Braz on PETCO - Jul 2, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This product has all three of my cats drinking more water and no more begging at the sink!

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Excellent fountain
5 Star Review   By greenlakemonster on PETCO - Jun 30, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Quiet, can only hear water, not the machine. Great for my little dog, she loved it the first day and is drinking a lot more water than she used to. Also, the water has remained clean, and free of debris.

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Finally!
5 Star Review   By icanexplain on PETCO - Jun 27, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Finally a water fountain for the cats that they haven't destroyed! I've had other brands, and two of my cats are excellent at taking things apart. One brand had a paw-sized hole where the water came out and they would reach in and attempt to pull the charcoal filter out. Not so with this one! This one is excellent and I've seen all my cats drink from it. I bought it for the one with kidney issues, and she likes it, so we're very happy. Excellent product and worth every penny, if you have a cat that thinks everything is a giant cat toy!

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My Cats Love This Fountain
5 Star Review   By Tili on PETCO - Jun 21, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I have 6 cats and they all love drinking out of this fountain. It is very durable and usually lasts about 3-4 months before the motor dies ( I run it 24 hours a day so that is great).

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Fresh & quiet
5 Star Review   By Balldone on PETCO - Jun 19, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Our cats love the Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain. They've always liked drinking running tap water, so they were instantly drawn to this fountain. They first sniffed the whole machine and watched the water, and then they started playfully putting their paws through the stream. They were drinking in seconds. The fountain is easy to fill, very convenient, and quiet. It gurgles slightly now and then as the water level decreases; other than that, there's only a very very quiet hum. No more turning water on and off in the bathroom sink all day long for the cats. They are very happy with the constantly running water in their fountain. We empty the water, clean the machine, and refill it about once a week. Great product for cats and dogs.

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great way to entice pets to drink more
5 Star Review   By 630redhead on PETCO - Jun 13, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

We have multiple cats, one of whom is elderly and is suffering from (and being treated for) renal failure. A friend of ours recommended we try the Drinkwell pet fountain to encourage all our cats to drink more water. It only took our eldest cat a few hours before she became obsessed with it! She drinks much more water now, which is critical in keeping her in better health longer! It has created a lot more interest in drinking with all our cats - though, depending on their mood when they pass by it, it also doubles as entertainment - which is both adorable to watch but when paws get involved can also lead to some splashing. Overall, I highly recommend this fountain. Although we have one cat who has not drunk from it yet (He's quite superstitious and seems to be suspicious of the fountain) I think he will come around and it is a great way to encourage cats to drink more water. I do recommend either getting the platinum model like we did (with built-in storage for extra water) or getting the optional reservoir because it makes the fountain much less work - you only need to refill it about once a week or so. I think without the extra water storage, it would be a bit more time intensive to make sure the water level does not go down too quickly - especially with multiple cats.

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So far so good
5 Star Review   By BlueCleo on PETCO - Jun 11, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Cats are using it. Price was good. What's not to like?

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Great for Cat Health
5 Star Review   By abcde123 on PETCO - Jun 11, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

My 2 year old cat had an episode of urinary blockage with struvite crystals. This can be fatal, but $1200 later, my cat is healthy. How to keep his urinary tract clear in the future? Drink more water! Well, you can lead a cat to water, but you can't make him drink. This fountain has an irresistable flowing stream of water that leads to a bowl of constantly recirculating water. It took about 2 days for him to start lapping from the bowl as well as the stream. Be patient if your cat doesn't drink from it right away. Added benefit is that my other cat who insists that he drink water from the sink faucet is also hooked on the Drinkwell Fountain, no more litter paws on my kitchen counter. Both cats are drinking plenty of water. Although it seems like a catlady extravagance, it is a very beneficial purchase that will keep your cats healthy.

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Good Buy
4 Star Review   By Rosespike on PETCO - Jun 8, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Two things that I don't like right off the bat is the water holding tank and the amount of room for the pet to drink. Otherwise this product is great. The holding tank should have a stopper in it like a humidifier tank. When you flip the tank over the water poors out so you need to be a little fast. It took my cat about a week to come around to drinking out of it because he would stick his head in and the water would hit him in the head even on low. He has finally gotten the hang of drinking out of it without getting wet and about two weeks of having figured out he could drink the water falling down.

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Outstanding Product
5 Star Review   By coveboy on PETCO - Jun 4, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This fountain works for those one or two day trips when I leave my cat to fend for herself. The fountain, placed near her self feeder give fresh filtered water. With a pet door to the outside she is able to take care of her self for the period that I am gone.

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Cat Loves It
4 Star Review   By Sydneyblue on PETCO - May 30, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Our cat loves drinking dripping water from faucets, and so prefers drinking from this rather than a bowl. The motor is louder than I expected but the cat doesn't mind. However, don't order to be shipped to you - ours was sent in its original box - no outer box or packing material, and arrived broken. Had to find one in a store and exchange.

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Great Pet Fountain!
5 Star Review   By Moondog2010 on PETCO - May 25, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I love this fountain. Large water reserve. Lats a week easy with 2 cats! They have only managed to knock the top off twice in 3 weeks! My old one they knocked it off a almost every day! :-) It's a lot quieter than my old one. No motor hum! Would recommend to all my friends with cats!

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cat loves fountain
5 Star Review   By bigskybirder on PETCO - May 14, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This product was $10 less online at Petco than in the store. I also got free shipping. The ordering process was easy and delivery was very quick. The last one of these I bought online from another company, the reservoir had an air leak. This one is in perfect condition. I chose to buy from Petco online so I could return it to the store if necessary. My cat adores this fountain, both to drink from and to play in.

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Worth it
4 Star Review   By CPWestie on PETCO - May 12, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I've had the fountain about three weeks now and iso far so good. My two dogs took to it right away. It seems that they're drinking more water (and not so much from the pool, which is the main reason I got the fountain). Easy to set up, a little cumbersome to clean, but it's worth it.

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Great for weekends away
4 Star Review   By twokitties on PETCO - May 12, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I bought this to help keep my cats hydrated while I am away on weekends. I hated leaving out 4+ bowls of water for my two cats. Although this is a bit louder than I expected, I now keep it out all the time. My cats seem to enjoy it. It is not hard to refill with water, or to clean.

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Fantastic Product
5 Star Review   By JasminesDad on PETCO - May 11, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

We were concerned that our two cats wouldn't drink from the fountain. However, one cat started to drink from the fountain on the first day and the other cat used it on the second day. Now both regularly drink from the fountain. The fountain is also easy to re-fill and clean. We are extremely pleased with our purchase!

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Great Product
4 Star Review   By Bicygal on PETCO - May 7, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This fountain is solidly built and thoughtfully designed for long use. The reservoir is big enough for almost a week, and it is easily taken apart for cleaning. The price is very good, but the expensive filters bring up the cost of operation sharply. I used another make of fountain for years, and this one is sturdiier and needs filling much lessfrequently.

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Overall good product
4 Star Review   By kmtexas on PETCO - May 7, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I received it promptly & in good condition. The set up was easy & it seems to be working well, although I've only been using it for about a week. It runs pretty quietly & the water has the appearance of being clean. The things that could give it an excellent rating would be: (1) a bit longer cord (1'-2') - I had to go get a short extension cord because it had to run from the floor to an outlet above my counter top. (2) an on-off switch somewhere on the unit (maybe on the cord itself) - I don't like having to move things around to get to the plug & unplug it when it just needs to be refilled. (3) a different type plug on the tank that drops into the bowl - it leaks water when being removed & replaced so you have to be fast & very careful to prevent water from being spilled all over the floor, etc. (I have a humidifier that you can turn the tanks upside down without any spillage - that I guess has some kind of trigger that causes it to them release the water into the bowl.

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Clean & quiet
5 Star Review   By Andy123 on PETCO - Apr 29, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Love this water fountain! Does not get the water scum on the water ramp like my old one since it is free flowing water from the spout. It's quiet & both my cats love it :)

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Cats Love Water
3 Star Review   By flirty on PETCO - Apr 29, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

My two cats really like this fountain. One drinks from the spray coming down and the other plays with the water swirling around. I think this was a good purchase, however I am not totally pleased with the continuous humming. I thought this unit would be virtually silent, but it isn't. Should put it somewhere where you can't hear it as much... Still my cats are thanking me for it...

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Thumbs Up Fountain!
5 Star Review   By littlelolo on PETCO - Apr 26, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

After our cat drove us nuts for years only wanting water from sinks and tubs, I finally bought a pet fountain which is wonderful. Easy to set up and quiet. We now have a new dog and another cat so having fresh water available for them is great. My daughter has 5 cats and she bought one of these - we love it! Better quality than all the others she tried.

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Fantastic Fountain
5 Star Review   By EvanStreetwiser on PETCO - Mar 15, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I purchased this fountain a few months ago and was overly excited as I unpackaged it. We have five kitties in our household, and the second it came out of the box they were sniffing at it. I took some time to learn about how the fountain works, as well as its cleaning needs. The second I filled it up and turned it on, the cats were inspecting it. They love it. Before we got the fountain, most of our cats would beg for the faucet water, and one of our cats even learned to turn them on. Since we got it, we haven't had these problems with the cats, except for one, but she's just angry she doesn't know how to work the faucets in our new house. I would reccomend this in a heartbeat. Because we have five cats, I used to have to change the water daily to keep ti filled and keep the grime out of it. The huge reservoir in the back will stay filled for a good 5-7 days before it needs to be filled. When it runs out, I pop it in the dishwasher on low heat, fill it back up and let the cats back at it. Couldn't be simpler, very thankful for this product. It's made my job easier and my feline friends happier!

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EXCELLENT PRODUCT
5 Star Review   By KMARY on PETCO - Feb 28, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

AN ABSOLUTE MUST HAVE IF YOUR KITTY DRINKS OUT YOUR GLASSES AND FROM YOUR SINK..I PURCHASED THE DRINKWELL PLATINUM PET FOUNTAIN ABOUT TWO MONTHS AGO AND MUNCHKIN LOVES IT..IT ONLY TOOK HER ONE DAY TO GET USED TO IT AND DRINK FROM IT..I KEEP THE WATER ON LOW SO IT DOESN'T SCARE HER..HASN'T DRANK OUT OF MY GLASSES SINCE...I READ THE GREAT REVIEWS PRIOR TO MAKING THE PURCHASE AND IT HELPED ME MAKE MY DECISION..AN EXCELLENT PRODUCT.

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GREAT INVENTION
5 Star Review   By 3LETTERUAJOCK on PETCO - Feb 14, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

WE RAISED TWO ABANDONED KITTENS FROM DAY 1. THE COWBOYS WERE VERY VOCAL WHEN THEY RECEIVED BATHS TO CLEAN THEM UP, BUT THE WATER HAS ALWAYS FASCINATED THEM. THEY LOVE DRINKING FROM THE FOUNTAIN, PUTTING THEIR HEADS UNDER THE RUNNING WATER, AS WELL AS THEIR PAWS!

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Boy I'm Thirsty
5 Star Review   By JennaAndMindi on PETCO - Feb 5, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

My pets love this fountain. I especially like the little filter that catches any hair before it goes up into the pump. It saves a lot of cleaning. Very Nice!

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wonderful
5 Star Review   By skimoose on PETCO - Feb 3, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

the kittens get very upset when I take the fountain apart to clean it, great product

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Whisper quiet, awesome
5 Star Review   By krazykatladytoo on PETCO - Jan 27, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

After three day the cats are still circling it warily, but if they don't come around I'll use it on my balcony patio as a fountain. I love it. It was easy to put together, quiet, you can adjust the flow of water, it doesn't spill. What's not to love?

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Didn't need reserve
4 Star Review   By JinxVia on PETCO - Jan 17, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

We bought the Drinkwell Platinum because our cat would only drink from the bathtub. She would jump in the tub and scream until someone turned the water on. And the flow had to be just right or she would tell you off. She took to the fountain right away. We bought the Platinum because of the water reserve. For one cat I think it a mistake, we should have bought the smaller one. Cleaning once a week is a waste of water in the reserve since we use bottled water. Other than our mistep, our cat loves it. She no longer jumps in the tub and screams for water.

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Best Fountain
5 Star Review   By BeesMom on PETCO - Jan 17, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

This is a superior product, and I have tried another brand. It's quiet, easy to clean, and has a large reservoir, which is important to me because the fountain is shared by a dog and cat. The tank opening is large enough for ice cubes, which is great because my pets love fresh cold water.

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Drinkwell fountain
5 Star Review   By bigjon on PETCO - Jan 5, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Excellent product. My loves it, now drinks more water than ever. Vet says that is very important for older male cat. Very happy with new fountain, very quiet, clean.

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Great Fountain
5 Star Review   By Sham3n on PETCO - Jan 4, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I had bought a fountain from another company because it was cheaper and the filter and water got dirty very quickly, with this fountain the guard in front of the pump helps a lot and the filters been clean without any smell. It's great. Both my cats love it and now they don't jump up drinking from the faucet any more. For 2 cats I only add more water every 5 days as well. I would recommend this product.

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Great Water Dispenser
5 Star Review   By bigmd10 on PETCO - Jan 2, 2010    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I used to have a smaller drinkwell fountain and replaced it with a Petmate deluxe water fountain. My cats were very upset by this but have used it when needed. We got them this nice Drinkwell fountain for christmas and they couldnt be happier. They love the water fall feature it has. We have 2 dogs that also use the fountain and water last for several days before needing a refill

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Awesome!!!
5 Star Review   By DMKPringle on PETCO - Dec 31, 2009    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Our family has two cats. My 16-year old cat has been drinking out of our glasses for the past three years, and barely touched his water bowl. I decided to try this fountain after seeing reviews about how most people's cats had a significant increase in the water drinking (due to the fresh, flowing water aspect)- so I decided to buy one and try it out. Boy did it ever help!!!!!! Both cats had IMMEDIATELY started drinking out of it. My oldest cat has completely ignored my drinking glass ever since. Just remember to buy extra filters and to clean the fountain- the cat hair gets in the fountain quick and will clog it up

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Even Better Than the Original Drinkwell!
5 Star Review   By WifeyJ on PETCO - Dec 29, 2009    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

I had the original Drinkwell but decided to switch to the Platinum Drinkwell after my kittens kept knocking down the reservoir that I had for that one. So far so good! At first they were able to get the top off until I realized I did snap it in securely. They cannot get the reservoir down since it's molded to fit the shape of the fountain, which makes me and my husband very happy. Even more pleasing is the fact that this fountain is quieter than the original as well as a lot easier to clean!

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Great Fountain!
5 Star Review   By Z0mbie on PETCO - Dec 23, 2009    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

My cats and dog all love this fountain and use it all the time...It is surprisingly quiet and the filters keep the water nice and clean! I think I'm going to buy another one after the holidays...

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Great Purchase - Cat Loves It
5 Star Review   By AshleyR2452 on PETCO - Dec 22, 2009    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Our cat, Lovely is about 5 years old and would constently jump up onto our bathroom counter and wait for us to turn on the faucet for her to get a drink. She would hardly ever drink from her water dish, so she really wasn't getting that much water. When she jumps up onto the counter, she jumps onto the toilet and then onto the counter, but then when she jumps down, she jumps straight to the tile floor. Anyway, we were starting to get worried that as she gets older, she would hurt herself while jumping back down, so we were looking to an alternative to the bathroom faucet. We came across the Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain and decided to give it a try. We've only had it for a couple weeks, but we are glad we made the purchase. Our cat was leary of the fountain at first because of the humming noise from the motor (not very loud, but definitely enough for a cat to notice), but after a few days, she was drinking from it. Since then, she has not jumped up on the counter once to wait for a drink of water, and her water intake has increased dramatically! She'll drink about a quarter of the resevoir a day, which for her is a huge increase. Overall, we are very satisfied with the Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain and would recommend it.

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Simply Great!!!
5 Star Review   By MaLuisa on PETCO - Dec 21, 2009    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

My cats love it!!!

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Excellent Fountain!
5 Star Review   By akatiegirl on PETCO - Dec 20, 2009    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

When we first got our cat, Murphy, he wouldn't drink out of a bowl of standing water. He was drawn to faucets instead, and insisted on sticking his head under them whenever he heard one running. I quickly went out and bought a fountain for him, but it broke down within a month. We went through two more before landing on this particular model. It is by far the quietest, most reliable fountain we've found. Plus, the stream is reminiscent of the stream from a faucet, which makes Murphy really happy. We've had no problems with splashing, and the thing is definitely sturdy! Murphy has tried climbing on it and pawing at it to knock over the reservoir and he hasn't been successful yet! I would absolutely recommend this fountain to any cat-owner whose pet seems fascinated by running water. I can see where it might scare cats who aren't all about the running water, but for Murph, it was perfect!

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Great Buy!
5 Star Review   By BengalLover910 on PETCO - Dec 6, 2009    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

We just purchased 2 Bengal kittens and heard/read that Bengals love running water so we decided to purchase the Drinkwell Fountain. Our breeder also has a few in her house so the kittens were use to it when we got home. No assembly required. All you do is clean the fountain, add water, plug in and your done.

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Best fountain
5 Star Review   By Goose41 on PETCO - Dec 4, 2009    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

Fountain is wonderful and all three cats love it. I have bought others in the past but this fountain so far surpass all others.

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Good if your cat will use it
3 Star Review   By Crazylab on PETCO - Dec 1, 2009    ( See more reviews from PETCO )

My cats love fresh water-either from a faucet, or they wait for us to give them fresh water in their dishes. We tried this fountain....and they didn't like it. In fact, they wouldn't go near it. They actually avoided it, and acted very uncomfortable while eating near it. It was well built though, and very quiet. So if you think your cat will use it, go for it!

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