With its advanced selective entry technology, our PetSafe® Microchip Cat Flap has been designed to allow your cat easy access to the outside world whilst keeping other troublesome cats and animals out of your house.
Using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, the PetSafe® Microchip Cat Flap works by reading your cat’s unique microchip ID without the need for a collar or accessory. When your cat approaches the cat flap, the flap will respond by allowing only your cat to enter. The cat flap will remain locked and deny access to cats that are not programmed, wild animals, pests and strays.
The cat flap is also designed with a convenient Manual 4-Way lock that allows you to control the access of your programmed cats.
The PetSafe® Microchip Cat Flap reads the most common type of microchip implanted in cats – FDX-B (15-digit). If you are not sure what type of microchip your cat has, try our microchip compatibility checker, and enter your cat’s microchip ID to verify that your microchip is compatible.
Your PetSafe® Microchip Cat Flap or Petporte smart flap® Microchip Cat Flap will only work if your cat has been fitted with a microchip.
At present, some older and non-standard microchips may not work with this cat flap. You can check to see if your cat’s embedded microchip will work by entering the number in the box below and clicking the "check" button.
You will find your cat’s microchip number on your microchip registration form which will have been issued to you by your vet.
Please note that chips with 10 digits, lettered characters, and those starting with 977xxxxxxxxxxxx and 98514xxxxxxxxxx are not currently compatible with the cat flap.
We are having some problems with a male cat in street so we bought the Microchip Flap
After fitting we have trouble getting our cat to use it. But the problem cat is clever and knows how to get in
He puts claws into the plastic pulls it and sticks his head under it and he s in Last week he got in when I was
out went upstairs to our bedroom and attacked my wife who now has bite and deep scratch marks
so our problem still exists after spending £85 to stop it
Yours Not Happy
Bought this flap from our local pets at home store - it works amazing for two of our three cats, but one cat (typically the one who goes out the most) it doesn’t pick up until she’s really having a fight with the flap or practically her whole body is in the tiny bit of tunnel.
It seems her microchip (which was fitted a week ago) May be further down her back than the others ? Annoying to say the least !!
I Would return if it didn’t work so well with the other two.
So, all in all a good flap but not good if the chip was inserted (or has travelled further than range)
Didn't work at first as our P.V.C door had a metal skin. Installed the adaptor plate and, bingo, the flap worked fine. We have a very happy
Took a while to fit, didn't work at first as we realised there was a metal skin in our PVC door. However, now we have fitted the adaptor, it works very well.
I have given only 4 stars, as it is early days, but as long as the batteries don't die when we're on holiday, I think it is brilliant....so does the cat
Bought this to keep other cats out of the house. The read range of this product is only 100- 120mm so if your cats microchip has migrated slightly or is further than 120 mm from the flap , it won't open the door. Petsafe were very helpful until I suggested that they refunded me for it suffering a basic design flaw. Then they ignored me. There are better products on the market.
> PetSafe response:
Thank you for your review of the microchip cat flap. We are sorry to hear the read range is too short for your cat to be recognised. Metal in the door can also cause problems for the chip to be recognised and we recommend to use an installation adaptor in these cases as well as good quality batteries such as Duracell ultra. We advise going back directly to the seller for a refund. We have contacted you to see if there is anything we can help you with. Thank you again for your comments which we will pass on to our product engineers.
For nearly 7 years we owned the cat flap that operated by plug-in and the 3 cats happily used that, now we have had to replace it and apparently this supercedes our previous one - but at the moment they wont use it because of the loud clicking when the chip is read and there is no way to turn the sound off! Wondering if this was ever tested on real scaredy cats as ours are.
Thank you for your comments on our microchip catflap, Heather. We are sorry to hear that the clicking of the 2 locks scares your cats. The clicking should only come from the locks going down and then going up again when your cats' chips are recognised. Unfortunately, this clicking cannot be turned off. We hope your cats get used to the sound and will soon have no problem in using the flap. The product was tested on cats. We appreciate your comments on how your cats react to the clicking and we will pass your concerns on to our product engineers.
J'avais pas vue que en plus tu dotais tes chat d'une puce tu peut donc priver certains chats de sortir si besoin GENIAL
sa me semble super comme chatières j'adopte vonlontié
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