sleep on the carpet and on the sofa once in a while. Now that is okay, but the point is you DO want your cat to be using his own stuff especially when sensitive guests visit your home and they are a bit off with the idea with sitting on the same couch as the household pet. (Now I don’t have this problem – Crumpet is too adorable not to like!) Aside from this, many cat beds aesthetically, are really nice to look at and thus they also add some beauty to your home.
With automatic water fountains, the main reason to get one is convenience. For me the main difference between normal feeding bowls and fountains is that you can leave a fountain for a whole day and it would let your cat drink, but a bowl needs to be changed as water does get stagnant. How it works is that every time a cat needs to drink, fresh water is displaced making it similar to human drinking