A lot of animals make a big mess when they're eating. Home design blog Stylelist Home suggests raising your animal's bowl off the floor to both aid in digestion and keep the bowl from sliding around.
While you can certainly use bowls with nonskid rims to cut down on the sliding, creating a small elevated feeding area will solve the mess problem and keep their necks and backs healthy. A few old books or pieces of wood should do the trick for smaller animals. If you're interested ways to enhance your cat's life, you can read our full guide.
Daily Cleaning Tip: Feeding Pets [Stylelist Home]