Apr 25, 2015 - 03:29 PM
You fill the bin with food and as the cats eat the food slowly flows into the bowl.
There should be enough food for at least a week.
I am wondering if your mom is forgetting to feed the cats is she forgetting to feed herself.
It might be worth a call to an orginization like Meals on Wheels to have someone stop by to be sure she is eating. If there is no Meals on Wheels there may be a senior volunteer group that could check on her to be sure that she is eating.
Apr 29, 2015 - 08:15 AM
Source: My husband loves this routine
Nov 22, 2015 - 08:17 AM
Nov 22, 2015 - 12:24 PM
There could be many options for the feeding of the cats, beginning with the self feeders and self watering containers as already mentioned. If they are indoor only cats, who is cleaning their litter box, as that is a key duty for cat owners as well. Perhaps a pet-loving neighbor could assist you for the time-being or there are no doubt independent small business people that offer this type of home pet care for reasonable fees. Google this. Ask for help through the local area agency for aging, a veterinarian, or humane society/rescue organization.
My hunch is that this is an excellent warning sign of other issues that may be impacting your mother's health as she ages. Without further information, I would be only guessing. But I certainly wish you well in your journey with your mother's senior years. So many of us on this blog and other sites have been and/or continue to journey down various paths of aging with our own parents, relatives, and those without someone to care for them.