[Market-farming] Winter, water, outside cats

Tom at Limerock limerock at thirdplanet.net
Sun Oct 10 07:51:11 EDT 2004


Thank you all for all of your ideas!  

Bart  --  That enasco site is pretty neat.  Think I will buy the blue heated pet bowl since it is thermostatically controlled.  $20.00 is not that bad.  Cats are great people too.

Tom

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: bart 
  To: Market Farming 
  Sent: Sunday, October 10, 2004 7:18 AM
  Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Winter, water, outside cats


  http://www.enasco.com/ has all kinds of heated stock waterers as well as 
  thousands of other items.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: "Joan Vibert" <joan at windwalker-farm.com>
  To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
  Sent: Saturday, October 09, 2004 5:54 PM
  Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Winter, water, outside cats


  > Tom - we have about 30 outdoor cats and their water can freeze here in
  > Kansas fairly regularly.  We often use a large black rubber water tub that
  > we get at the farm store.  It absorbs the heat from the sun and the water
  > stays warmer on cold days - plus we keep it in a reflective position near
  > the house where it gets as many of the sun rays as possible.  If in fact 
  > it
  > does freeze I merely turn it over and step on it to remove the frozen 
  > water
  > and refill.  Sometimes I end up filling it twice in a day.  Also use 
  > shallow
  > ones for the chickens.
  >
  > Joan
  > Windwalker Farm
  > Ottawa, Kansas
  >
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