Outdoor Cat House
Standard Insulated Heated
Outdoor Cat House
Extended Roof & Platforms
Outdoor Cat House
Platform and Lofts
Outdoor Cat House
Duplexes & Double Deckers
Outdoor Cat Feeding Station
Normal & Extended Roof

Cedar Wood Outdoor Cat Houses

Cat Flaps – Because You Don’t Want Your Cat To Have Cabin Fever

That cat’s behave as though they own your house and you are there to serve them. That bossy demeanor, you have to admit, is part of what makes cats so great to have as pets. Still, being expected to be treated that way can have its own set of problems. When your cat has been stuck inside your home and want to go out and cant’, that lead to some issues. Should your cat now have its own path out of the house, you might get pestered all day to let it out, until you give in. Later, you’ll worry whether they tried to come back and you weren’t there to let them in. If want you to pamper your cat a bit and avoid being mewed into submission, you might as well start shopping for cat flaps.

If you look it up online, pet doors meant for cats are just flaps – flexible plastic that can be mounted on doors for cats to get through. Most models offer a simple but effective plastic flap you install on your door, but with other models, the flap has settings like open only, close only, open both ways, and lock. With particular models, you also have a configuration that allows only one-directional entry (in or out) and then locks itself (good for when you want to lock up for the night). So when your cat comes back, it stay safely inside your house.

For many types of doors, and even on walls, you will find many kinds of cat flaps. The wall could be thick, which would require some additional “tunnels” to properly install the cat flap. For those cat owners aware that cat flaps can let the heat out, there are insulated cat flaps that minimize energy loss through three (not just one) flap used. This system reduces heat loss through a constant pocket of air maintained between the flaps. The idea is one flap open means another behind it already closed off.

Cat flaps are also generally smaller than those used by dogs. That’s one reason they are less prone to be used by thieves. Also, be sure to install the cat flap at the lowest point of your door. This is convenient for your cat, as it can simply walk in or out.

Other pets and even a small-framed person can probably force its way inside your home through the flap; for that reason you might want to look into automatic cat flaps, or doors. In that set up your cat wears a collar that a mechanism in the cat door senses. So your cat has to be near the door; animals without the collar cannot enter. You do need to check up regularly on the collar’s batteries – if it ever runs out and you’re not at home, your cat may not be able to get out of or get in your house (since the door won’t activate).

So after you go through this checklist – whether you want automatic or normal cat flaps, whether you’ll be having a door or wall installation, and if you may need some extra “tunnels” for insulated flaps, you’re ready to purchase your pet door.

Posted under Miscellaneous Content

This post was written by Noel D'Costa on November 2, 2010

Tags: ,

More Blog Post

Previose Post:

Have you shopped for an Outdoor Cat house, or for your cat's various other furniture and feline lifestyle sustenance needs, at eBay.com?

Listed on eBay under the category of Outdoor House - Cat Supplies there are as of date (2/09/2017) in a single location 370 readily purchasable items, compromising of among other things Cedar Wood Outdoor Cat Houses, Cedar Wood Outdoor Insulated Houses, Cedar Wood Outdoor Heated Houses, and even Waterproof Outdoor Heated Houses. Most vendors of these items ship internationally, and many of them offer FREE SHIPPING to all destinations in continental USA. Displayed below are just a sample of the Cat Outdoor Houses currently available. Thank you for shopping with us, and if you have not found what you want here, or on www.catbedandtoy.com, give eBay a try - You can't go wrong.

Outdoor Cat House - K & H Pet Products, waterproof heated or unheated kitty houses Outdoor Cat House - Waterproof Solid Wood Outdoor Pet Shelter With Weatherproof Deck and Ramp Outdoor Cat House - Pawhut 2-Story Indoor/Outdoor Wood Cat House Shelter with Roof Outdoor Cat House - NEW SOLID WOOD 3 Story Outdoor Cat Home Kitten House Tower for Backyard Kitten Outdoor Cat House - Petsfit 20 Inches L x 20 Inches W x 32 Inches H Outdoor Cat Shelter, Cat House / Condo With Escape Door
Outdoor Cat House - Petsfit Grey 28 Inches L x 18 Inches W x 20 Inches H Outdoor Cat Shelter Large, Outside Cat House / Condo With Escape Door Outdoor Cat House - Weather Resistant Cedar Wood Outdoor Cat House Shelter with Pitched Roof Outdoor Cat House - Weatherproof Fully Enclosed 6 Large Free-Standing Perches Wooden Outdoor Cat House Outdoor Cat House - Petsfit Wooden Grey Cat House Condo Outdoor/Indoor Shelter With Back Escape Door For Feral Cat Outdoor Cat House - New Version Petsfit 30 inch x 22 inch x 29 inch Outdoor cat house With Escape Door
eBay Money Back Guarantee

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional