Cat Feeders

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At Waggs.co.za, we offer an excellent selection of cat feeders designed to keep your feline friend well-fed and content. Cat feeders are devices that dispense cat food at scheduled times, ensuring that your pet gets the right amount of food even when you’re not around. They’re perfect for busy pet owners, aiding in portion control and maintaining a healthy feeding schedule. Our cat feeders range from simple gravity models to high-tech microchips and timed versions, offering a solution for every need and budget.

Experience the benefits of a quality cat feeder. Not only will it help manage your cat’s dietary needs, but it also gives you peace of mind knowing your pet is fed, even during your busy days. Let Waggs.co.za simplify your pet feeding routine with our top-notch cat feeders.

Don’t delay! Enhance your pet’s feeding experience and shop for a cat feeder at Waggs.co.za now!

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  • SureFeed – Microchip Cat Feeder

    R2,899

    The SureFeed Microchip Cat Feeder is a convenient and reliable way to keep your cat’s food fresh. Waggs Pet Shop guarantees quality and durability with this product. This feeder is designed to keep out other animals and pests, ensuring your pet gets the food they need. The microchip technology helps to activate the feeder when your pet is nearby, and our product is perfect for pet owners who need to control their cat’s food intake.

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  • PetSafe 5 Meal Pet Feeder

    R1,549

    Make feeding time easy and healthy with the PetSafe 5 Meal Pet Feeder available at Waggs Pet Shop. This automatic feeder comes with five food compartments to make feeding your dog or cat hassle-free. The PetSafe 5 Meal Pet Feeder is also perfect for pets with special dietary needs or weight control programs. Treat your pet with this high-quality product from Waggs Pet Shop, the best pet products reseller in South Africa.

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  • PetSafe 2 Meal Pet Feeder

    R649

    The PetSafe 2 Meal Pet Feeder is the perfect solution for busy pet owners. This automatic feeder is designed to dispense food for your pet at specific times throughout the day. With a capacity of 1.5 cups per compartment, you can be sure that your pet gets the right amount of food at the right time. High-quality, reliable, and easy-to-use, the PetSafe 2 Meal Pet Feeder is a must-have for any pet owner who wants to keep their cat or dog healthy and happy.

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  • Petsafe Healthy Pet Simply Feed 12 Meal Automatic Pet Feeder

    R3,499

    Make feeding time for your pet easier and healthier with the Petsafe Healthy Pet Simply Feed 12 Meal Automatic Pet Feeder, now available at Waggs Pet Shop. This reliable and high-quality product ensures your pet gets the right amount of food at the right time, promoting healthy digestion and reducing the risk of overeating. Powered by battery, the feeder is capable of serving up to 12 meals, and features slow feed options for pets who eat too quickly. Trust Petsafe and Waggs Pet Shop to provide only the best for your furry friend.

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  • SureFeed Sealed Pet Bowl

    R1,599

    Make mealtime cleaner and more hygienic with the SureFeed Sealed Pet Bowl from Waggs Pet Shop. Our pet bowl features a motion-activated lid that opens to reveal your pet’s food and closes after they finish eating, keeping the food fresh and free from flies and other pests. Ideal for both wet and dry food, our bowl is designed to prevent spills and messes while also reducing pet food odors. Its innovative design ensures that your pet’s food remains fresh and hygienic for longer, making it a must-have for passionate pet owners. Order your SureFeed Sealed Pet Bowl today and give your pet the mealtime experience they deserve!

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  • PetSafe Digital Two Meal Pet Feeder

    R1,199

    The PetSafe Digital Two Meal Pet Feeder is an automatic pet feeder that makes it easy to maintain your pet’s feeding routine when you’re busy or away. With its digital timer, you can set the feeder to dispense your pet’s meals on a schedule, preventing overeating and obesity. The feeder has two compartments, each of which holds up to 355ml of food. The design is pet-friendly, easy to clean and durable. Purchase the PetSafe Digital Two Meal Pet Feeder at Waggs Pet Shop, the official PetSafe products reseller in South Africa.

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  • Xiaomi EU Smart Pet Food Feeder

    R2,599

    The Xiaomi EU Smart Pet Food Feeder available at Waggs Pet Shop is a top-rated, automatic feeder that ensures you can feed your pet even when you’re not around. This feeder is easy to use and compatible with iOS and Android devices, making feeding time hassle-free. You can set up feeding schedules, portion sizes and enjoy peace of mind knowing your pet is always fed. Get the best for your pet with Xiaomi EU Smart Pet Food Feeder.

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How to Choose a Cat Feeder

Introduction

Choosing a cat feeder is an important decision for any cat owner. With a wide range of options available, it can be overwhelming to decide which feeder is best for your feline friend. In this article, we'll explore the different types of cat feeders, factors to consider when selecting one, and special considerations for unique situations. By the end, you'll have a better understanding of how to choose the perfect cat feeder for your pet.

Types of Feeders

Before diving into the specific factors to consider, let's take a look at the main types of cat feeders available on the market.

Gravity

Gravity feeders are the simplest type of cat feeder. They consist of a large container that holds the cat food and a bowl for the food to fall into. As your cat eats, gravity pulls more food into the bowl. These feeders require minimal maintenance and are relatively inexpensive.

Electronic

Electronic cat feeders are more advanced and offer additional features such as portion control and scheduled feeding times. These feeders often use a digital interface for programming and may require batteries or a power source.

Timed

Timed cat feeders have a built-in timer that releases food at specific intervals. This can be useful for controlling your cat's eating habits and ensuring they eat smaller meals throughout the day.

Microchip

Microchip cat feeders are designed for multi-cat households. They use your cat's microchip or an RFID collar tag to identify which cat is trying to access the food. This allows you to control each cat's food intake and prevent overeating or stealing food from other cats.

Factors to Consider

When choosing a cat feeder, there are several factors to take into account to ensure you're making the best decision for your pet.

Capacity

Consider the size of your cat and their daily food intake. Larger cats or those on a specific diet may require a feeder with a larger capacity.

Material

Choose a cat feeder made from high-quality materials that are durable and safe for your pet. Plastic feeders should be BPA-free, and stainless steel is another excellent option.

Ease of Cleaning

To maintain hygiene and prevent bacterial growth, choose a feeder that's easy to clean. Dishwasher-safe components and removable parts can make cleaning a breeze.

Portion Control

For cats with specific dietary needs or those prone to overeating, a feeder with portion control capabilities is essential. Look for options that allow you to set the exact amount of food your cat should receive at each feeding.

Schedule Flexibility

If you have a busy schedule or your cat requires feedings at specific times, consider a feeder with programmable options. This will enable you to set specific feeding times and ensure your cat receives their meals on schedule.

Special Considerations

There are a few unique circumstances that may require additional consideration when choosing a cat feeder.

Multiple Cats

If you have more than one cat, you may need a feeder designed for multiple pets. Microchip feeders are an excellent option for multi-cat households, as they help prevent food stealing and overeating.

Dietary Needs

Cats with specific dietary requirements, such as those on a prescription diet, may benefit from a feeder with portion control and scheduling features. This ensures they receive the appropriate amount of food at the right times.

Budget

While some feeders may offer more advanced features, they can also come with a higher price tag. Determine your budget before shopping and consider which features are essential for your cat's needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use a cat feeder for wet food?

Some electronic and timed feeders are designed to handle wet food. Be sure to choose a model specifically designed for this purpose to prevent spoilage and ensure proper functioning.

Is a gravity feeder suitable for cats that need portion control?

Gravity feeders may not be ideal for cats that require portion control, as they continuously refill the bowl. Instead, consider an electronic or timed feeder with portion control features.

How often should I clean my cat feeder?

The frequency of cleaning depends on the type of feeder and the materials used. In general, clean the feeder at least once a week or more frequently if it becomes visibly dirty.

Do I need a special feeder for kittens?

Kittens may require smaller portions and more frequent feedings. Choose a feeder with adjustable portion sizes and scheduling options to accommodate their needs.

Will a microchip cat feeder work with any microchip?

Most microchip cat feeders are compatible with common microchip formats. However, it's essential to check the specific model's compatibility before purchasing.