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now Oreo figured out how to tip water and food dishes. how do resolve this I got home from my friends place this evening he was fine then is getting into things and being naughty going behind tv sorry to vent
He is a kitten, with kitten energy and curiosity. As long as you are keeping him safe, if you can be very glad that he is a healthy, happy kitten, that is what I would do. Enjoying and treasuring his kitten antics is how I would handle this! Clean up the spills. It should not be a big deal. I feed my cats in trays from IKEA. I put their food and water dishes on the trays. That way spills are easy to clean. You can block the space behind the TV with a box or something else that is safe.
 

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In order to stop tipping, the dish needs to be extra wide and shallow so kitty can't make its center of gravity fall outside its base (do I sound like the science teacher that I used to be?). They do make pet dishes that are maybe 5" wide and 1" deep. Kitty shouldn't be able to tip those. Realistically, a saucer might do as well.

Having a play session late, followed by a meal will give you more quiet time until the zoomies start again.
 

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I now say ssst and pretend I an vaccumming and that seems to work I put his water in a heavier dish so that works too
and I try to distract him too with his toys
 
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In order to stop tipping, the dish needs to be extra wide and shallow so kitty can't make its center of gravity fall outside its base (do I sound like the science teacher that I used to be?). They do make pet dishes that are maybe 5" wide and 1" deep. Kitty shouldn't be able to tip those. Realistically, a saucer might do as well.

Having a play session late, followed by a meal will give you more quiet time until the zoomies start again.
I have been trying to do this too
 
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my other kitty loved bags and boxes as well
my husband does not like to many boxes or things its clutter he thinks
 

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yes true he works from home but it fine he can get used to it
I like everything neat and orderly too, but I make sure my beloved cats get things to play in/with. They don't have interest in boxes!!! but we have a cat tunnel that they love.
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Elvis loves tunnelling! Suha tunnels every Wednesday when "the big turquoise (vacuum) monster" comes out.:angrycat:
 
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