What our raised cat and dog dishes are all about!
We realize that raised cat and dog dishes is a new concept for some. With four different models of Classy Cat and Dog Dishes you’ll be able to choose the best one for your pet’s meals.
- The 5″ diameter pet dish for water or dry food has a deeper bowl to contain dry food with less exposure to air and keep water cleaner, being higher up off the floor.
- The 6″ diameter pet dish for canned or fresh food is a shallower ‘plate’ that helps to avoid whisker irritation, and gives your pet better access around the food, the special rim also helps them pick it up from the sides without pushing it out..
- The 2.5 cup larger water bowl is perfect for homes for 2 or more small pets to share or a medium sized dog up to 25 or 30 pounds for water or dry food.
- A SHORTER dish on a 2.5 ” high pedestal for the short legged pets such as the Dachshund Chihuahua, the Munchkin cat breed, and other tiny pets that are too short for the 3 other models that are on 4″ pedestals.
All my bowls have been tested for the most comfortable height for the vast majority of cats and small dogs that allows them to stand or sit with front legs STRAIGHT, not having to crouch to floor level as with almost all other products. They have turned in rims to better contain the food. This makes it easier for older pets with few or no teeth to pick up their food. Plus, no more licking morsels off the plate and on to the floor or counter. We suggest you put a mat under them if used on a concrete or ceramic floor. They are very durable, but like any pottery they are not indestructible!
To have them made anywhere but Asia would not have made them affordable for most pet owners, in essence defeating my purpose of making them. They have been certified lead and cadmium free in a California SGS Lab. and are hand made by a manufacturer of dishware for human use recommended by a US sourcing company in IN. I am having them made in the USA now, and they will be available in early 2017 for those that can afford the higher labor cost. A ceramic pet dish such as these cannot be made in the US and retail for less than $70. I have found only a few US made ceramic pet dishes on the internet and all are the ‘old flat on the floor style’ and priced $40 and more. The other 99% are made in China. In 2017 Classy Cat will provide a certified safe, reasonably priced Porcelain raised dish, made in Taiwan, also a “Made in the USA” much more expensive dish, but both options are not possible in the same dish!
I am having this product made in Japan, for the few pet owners that can afford the higher labor cost. Only so their pets don’t have to ‘do without’. They are priced about $46 to $60 USD each plus shipping, and only the 1 cup dry food / water bowl is available currently.
If you wish to order from Japan please visit http://www.necoto-interior.com/
Below are images of the White Dry Food Dish made in Japan. But Yukie currently only stocks this one size, in several colors.