Do you know why most domestic cats instinctively avoid drinking from a water bowl next to their food? Read more and find out …Cats are odd creatures. While they can be cuddly and affectionate, they can also be neurotic and keep to themselves…What about when it comes to their drinking water? It turns out that cats are a little weird about their water.
They instinctively do not want to drink from a water bowl that is placed next to their food. This is because cats are naturally hunters despite the fact that they have been domesticated. In the wild, cats do not drink water that is near their kill because it could have been contaminated by their newly caught prey.
Obviously, domesticate cats usually overcome this instinct and drink from a water bowl that is near their food, but the instinct is still there.