is it dangerous for my pet to drink toilet water?

my cats and dogs drink from the toilet,is it harmful to them?

Asked by Member 1038597 on Jun 25th 2011 in Health & Wellness
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As long as you do not use those tablets that will turn the water blue or any other toilet cleaner that stays in there, then it will not harm them. However, there is a lot of bacteria in the toilet so it really is not the best place to get a drink. Simple solution, close the lid. That is why they put a lid on the seat. so you can close it.

Allie answered on 6/26/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer

Riesling Bill (In Memory)

As long as it doesn't have any type of cleaner in it, it shouldn't harm your cat--it should be just like any other water source in your house.

Nevertheless, would you want to drink out of the toilet knowing what goes in it? If your cat drinks out of it, then they are cleaning themselves and you'll be petting them, them giving you kisses... Not something you probably want to think about.

Put the lid down when you're done. ;)

Riesling Bill (In Memory) answered on 6/30/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer