Catflap question....

Catflap question....

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DodgyGeezer

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27,417 posts

157 months

Monday 7th June
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has anyone got (or heard of) a catflap that will let one cat out but not the other? The one we currently have will let microchipped Tigger in (but no other cat - which is fine), however, it will not keep Boots in and let Tigger out....

paintman

6,546 posts

157 months

Tuesday 8th June
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No personal experience - our two have staff to open & close doors - but Sureflap Dual Scan appears to be one answer.
https://www.surepetcare.com/en-gb/pet-doors/dualsc...

BUT if they tailgate each other then it might be problematic!

snuffy

7,091 posts

251 months

Tuesday 8th June
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Yes.

One of these will allow you to had up to 32 cats programmed to the flap:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B003EGIM3O

I had one for 3 or so years, but just the one cat uses it.

Patch1875

4,123 posts

99 months

Tuesday 8th June
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When our Dexter was a kitten he learned pretty quick to follow straight behind our other cat Max through the sureflap microchip cat flap.


Sporky

1,956 posts

31 months

Tuesday 8th June
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The Petwalk will do it, though I'd expect the cats to outsmart the system.

paintman

6,546 posts

157 months

Tuesday 8th June
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snuffy said:
Yes.

One of these will allow you to had up to 32 cats programmed to the flap:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B003EGIM3O

I had one for 3 or so years, but just the one cat uses it.
According to the amazon link & the instructions this model doesn't have automatic selective control of both entry AND exit which isn't what the OP wants.

snuffy

7,091 posts

251 months

Tuesday 8th June
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paintman said:
According to the amazon link & the instructions this model doesn't have automatic selective control of both entry AND exit which isn't what the OP wants.
Ah yes. I'd read the requirement wrongly.

But this one does what they want:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07FGS5YYJ/ref=emc_b_5...

DualScan technology lets you set exit permissions for each cat

Edited by snuffy on Tuesday 8th June 19:41

DodgyGeezer

Original Poster:

27,417 posts

157 months

Tuesday 8th June
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snuffy said:
paintman said:
According to the amazon link & the instructions this model doesn't have automatic selective control of both entry AND exit which isn't what the OP wants.
Ah yes. I'd read the requirement wrongly.

But this one does what they want:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07FGS5YYJ/ref=emc_b_5...

DualScan technology lets you set exit permissions for each cat

Edited by snuffy on Tuesday 8th June 19:41
sadly that might be a little small - the one cat will be fine with it, t'other one is a Maine Coon which might be an issue later. The other problem is the existing cat flap being the Microchip Pet Door is quite a bit larger which might necessitate a new door (new panel at the least)

Magnum 475

2,416 posts

99 months

Wednesday 9th June
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We bought a SureFlap. And we bought a new double glazed unit to mount it in. I'm on the third in seven years, as one of our cats has figured out exactly how to break the locking mechanism and go straight through it when we want to keep him in.


tribbles

3,629 posts

189 months

Thursday 10th June
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We have two of the dual scan sureflaps (frpnt and rear doors). Works pretty well (I did have a dud one when I got the second one, but it was sorted out very quickly).

You can configure each door to have different permissions for each cat and direction.

You can also configure a curfew so they won't be allowed out during certain times.

I have made some panels that I stick over the flaps to krep them in when we're on holiday (a cat sitter comes and looks after them).