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PetSafe 4-Way Locking Cat Flap

Simple to fit and easy to useOffers freedom and controlManual four-way security lock Universal fitting for windows, walls and doorsModel PPA00-11325
Average Customer Rating:
2.833 / 5
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2 out of 6(33%)reviewers recommend this product.
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Customer Reviews for PetSafe 4-Way Locking Cat Flap
Review 1 for PetSafe 4-Way Locking Cat Flap
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2 / 5
2 / 5

Locking is not effective

PostedJune 25, 2011
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united13
from centereach,ny
As an access point installed in an interior door, it works well enough. The locking mechanism on 1 corner of the door is not enough. I have 1 male and 1 female cat and they were able to knock the cat door off of its hinges by pushing with their heads after the lock was engaged. The hinge is located at the top of the door and secured by a hinge cover. The cover is attached by snapping 2 small plastic tabs into the door body. Those tabs have been snapped off by the cats constant breaking through and the door is useless for containing the cats now
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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Review 2 for PetSafe 4-Way Locking Cat Flap
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2 / 5
2 / 5

Not for strong cats...

PostedJanuary 30, 2009
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savayman
This door worked fine the first month and the 4 way lock option seemed nice and secure...
However one of cats has discovered that even when 'fully' closed he can force and flex the clear door sufficiently to bend it over the locks! Escape time less than 20 seconds.
Other review sites show this to be a not uncommon problem.
This flap needs more solid construction and perhaps a lock on both sides?
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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Review 3 for PetSafe 4-Way Locking Cat Flap
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2 / 5
2 / 5

Keeping the raccoon & stray out... and my cat

PostedJuly 10, 2008
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4oscar
This door is proving to work a little too well. We were having problems with a racoon & a stray coming into the house through the old (non-locking) cat door - which my cat used frequently. So far this locking cat door is keeping the racoon & stray out... as well as my cat.
It took some training to get Oscar to understand that the resistance of the magnetic flap is not because he's locked in/out. So far he'll go out, but won't come back in. It appears that he dislikes how the magnet on his collar sticks to the bottom of the tunnel when he puts his nose to the door to come in.
So... just a word of caution if you have a timid or finicky cat. Maybe they would be better off with the infrared version.
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
+4points
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Review 4 for PetSafe 4-Way Locking Cat Flap
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1 / 5
1 / 5

Door okay; magnetic keys defective

PostedJuly 8, 2008
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nanfla
I would not recommend this door as it only works when the cat is wearing the magnetic key and two magnetic keys have failed in four months. They break and there is no way to attach them to the cat's collar. I wrote to the company and their response was I need to order more replacement keys.
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
-2points
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Review 5 for PetSafe 4-Way Locking Cat Flap
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5 / 5
5 / 5

best purchase ever

PostedFebruary 29, 2008
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Fino
from Flowery Branch, Georgia
This cat door is wonderful. My cats go in and out all day and Im able to lock it when the weather is bad. I never had any problems with the lock or door itself either.
I would recommend this to a friend!
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+2points
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Review 6 for PetSafe 4-Way Locking Cat Flap
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Quality Pet Door

PostedJanuary 20, 2008
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DragonMom
from Corvallis Oregon
Unlike the rubber type pet door/flap, this has a clear door, and is a non-flixible material. It does not "flap" in the wind, and my cat likes being to see instead of enter blind.
I would recommend this to a friend!
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