Do you keep the (bedroom) water fountain running at night?

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I caved in and got Hima a water fountain. It’s the quietest fountain I came across but it’s still noisy for my quiet house, especially at nights and Of course it’s reaallly annoying for me. The problem is I cannot put it anywhere other than my bedroom. It would be pointless anyway Hima is almost always in my bedroom.

I can still keep it runninf during the day but I’m worried if I turn it off at nights Hima won’t drink it during the day because she saw the water not
Moving. Also, how often should I change the water? It has a carbon filter but if I turn it off at nights I should change water before turning it on or?

what do you guys do if you have the fountain in the bedroom?
 

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Wouldn't the easier and more appropriate way to ensure that they are getting adequate water intake be to just feed all wet food? This seems like a lot of unnecessary hassle.
 
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Wouldn't the easier and more appropriate way to ensure that they are getting adequate water intake be to just feed all wet food? This seems like a lot of unnecessary hassle.
Only one wet food works for her (so far) and she refuses to eat that more than 1,5 cans a day. That’s half of her daily calorie need. So the rest is dry food. I add extra water to her wet food and all but I can tell she still needs to drink water.
 

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You may purchase a fountain with an LED light. She can see the water moving even though you turn off the lights.
 
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You may purchase a fountain with an LED light. She can see the water moving even though you turn off the lights.
I meant turning off the fountain to stop the noise of its motor, not the lights :-)

While at it, update: I turned it off and Hima drank it the next day when it was back on working. So that was a success but a semi one... she seems to drink the same amount she did from a bowl, not more that I noticed so far but it's only been two days.
 
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