It held fresh water for him, but ... ugh. So unattractive:
So this is Roosevelt's new water dish, a blue-and-white china bowl:
It looks pretty enough to use in my kitchen, but see the little paws? It was designed for pets:
I think Rosie approves of his new dish.
And it certainly looks nicer on the front porch than that old, cracked-and-worn-out one: