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Old 08-16-2019, 09:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Before I didn't add any water to the biscuit and this week I have been. I've noticed that when I haven't added the water to the biscuit Holly drinks a bit more where as when I have added the water to biscuit she drinks a bit less.
Comparing the last two weeks because its the exact same food and amount of each food.

I cant really work out why and wondered if anyone had any ideas why.
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I wouldn’t worry too much, if she’s still eating the same amount of food with the added water.

She’s just drinking less because she’s consuming more fluid with the food I imagine.

As you know, I've always added water to Yuki’s food so I barely ever saw him drink or could tell if he’d even drank from his bowl (sometimes they’d be crumbs in it to indicate he had).

Now I have the pet cam I do see him still drink from the bowl which I was surprised about as I was I was convinced most days it didn’t looked touched. I don’t think it’s as much as some hogs though who don’t have moist food most likely...

How comes you decided to add water to her food? Just to see if she’d consume more water? 🙂
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That's pretty normal. A diet high in moisture (so in this case, kibble watered down) will cause an animal to drink less, because much of their water intake is coming from their diet.

Nothing to be concerned about at all; it's what to expect with high moisture diets.
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How comes you decided to add water to her food? Just to see if she’d consume more water? 🙂
I read that it helps them with digesting the biscuit better so I wanted to give a try and see how she was with it.

I wasn't concerned as such, just wanted to make sure it was normal.
She's been a lot more active recently to.
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