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I need a cat food delay timer thingie? Can anyone recommend a good one?

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KatyMac Wed 05-Nov-14 21:07:19

Ostensibly for when we go away at weekends but really to fill each night so we don't have to get up early to feed the cat

KatyMac Thu 06-Nov-14 10:36:38

bump

shaska Thu 06-Nov-14 12:39:04

We've got this one, which has icepacks so you can keep wet food fresh overnight. Never had any problems with it, though we don't use it at all now that we're a two cat household, as we'd have to get a second one and white cat would no doubt figure out that if she was quick she could guts both meals before madcat noticed the food was even there.

www.zooplus.co.uk/shop/cats/cat_bowls_feeders/feeders/programmable/13601

KatyMac Thu 06-Nov-14 14:56:42

That looks good - thanks

Fluffycloudland77 Thu 06-Nov-14 16:14:36

Don't get the one that opens using a flap like a jack in the box, they can break into them.

You can get one that recognise your cats chip & only open for that cat.

KatyMac Thu 06-Nov-14 16:23:37

Oh I've never had a strange cat in the house before & this new one is a bit of a house cat (by choice)

I think I saw one that went round like a turntable? Is that what you meant?

Fluffycloudland77 Thu 06-Nov-14 16:31:01

This one is rubbish.

If you have a cat flap they can just wander in. Nothing tastes better than stolen food.

If you don't have a flap then it's not an issue.

KatyMac Fri 07-Nov-14 21:19:21

Thanks

Now I need one that will arrive (or I can buy from a shop) before christmas hmm

How frustrating

MmeMorrible Fri 07-Nov-14 21:27:35

We have the Catmate C50 5-Meal Automatic Feeder for my neurotic secondhand Siamese boy and it works very well. He does not do skipping meals.

It's reduced to £38.95 on Amazon and in stock for next day delivery.

KatyMac Fri 07-Nov-14 21:34:40

Thank you

All sorted & it will arrive on Tuesday (for free)

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