Tired of tripping over food bowls? Here are some creative solutions for pet food storage.
A kitchen is a natural place to feed your dog or cat, but pet food bowls can get underfoot and large bags of chow are awkward to store. As shown here, standard cabinets have features that can be converted into easy-to-reach feeding stations. You also can keep your pet's food in convenient bins and stow dishes in hideaway compartments that remain out of sight until needed.
This cat culinary center in an island can be closed off with a flick of the wrist to eliminate messy pet dishes sitting on the floor. Ordinarily, the door stays open for Natasha, but when guests arrive, the homeowners can close the door, and the mess disappears.
Improperly-stored pet foods can grow stale or draw insects. Here are some ways to prevent these problems, recommended by pet food company Ralston Purina.
If insects do become a problem, the following steps will help eliminate them: