clean water. The sense of smell in cats is incredible. Generally speaking,

 they like the purest water available.

water in a dish that is over 24 hours old? Pfft

 the majority of cats will reject such old liquids!

Rinse and refill your cat's water dish every day,

and wash it thoroughly at least once a week, if not more frequently

water bowl kind. While some cats choose porcelain or glass, others favour stainless steeL

 Plastic should not be used since it retains smells and microorganisms.

To prevent "whisker stress," or pain when their delicate whiskers contact the sides of a bowl,