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SureFlap Microchip Cat Door Connect for Doors

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  • Pet door can be operated from your phone or other device with the App (Hub must be purchased for App use)
  • Cat door prevents unwanted strays and critters from getting in your home
  • Unlocks from the outside when the chipped cat is present in front of the door
  • Installs in any type of door with mounting adapters
  • Flap size 5 5/8" w X 4 3/4"h, perfect for cats

The SureFlap Microchip Connect Door for Cats is one of the most ingenious kitty doors on the market. Paired with a Hub, the SureFlap hub feature allows you to control various features of the pet door straight from the app on your phone, tablet, or PC, from any location. The reliable microchip sensing technology ensures that no strays or other unwanted critters gain access to your home. With the technological advantages of this SureFlap Door, your pet's safety and security is optimized to the max.

Features of the SureFlap Connect App:

    • Remotely lock or unlock the door at any time.
    • Set a curfew mode and curfew times on your flap opening to keep your pets inside during a set time period, automatically locking and unlocking at a specified time.
    • Monitor your pet's activity over time.
    • Receive notifications when your pet uses the door.
    • Set permissions for each pet to keep specific pets indoors. Indoor pets that do get out not using the pet door can get back in as long as you program their chip or collar key to the door.
    • Share app access with friends or pet sitters allowing them to view details of your pet, such as food allergies and medical needs.

 

Features of the Door:

    • The 5 5/8 x 4 3/4 rigid plastic flap is clear, with brush lining to help with drafts. If you think your cat may need a little extra room check out the  SureFlap Microchip Pet Door Connect.
    • Controls who comes in and who goes out making it raccoon resistant
    • Is self-framing to fit doors 0" - 2 3/4" thick.
    • If your door is a glass, metal, metal security door, metal garage door, or UPVC coated metal door, you would also need to purchase the mounting adapter to ensure that the cat door microchip reader functions properly. For wall installations, you will need an adapter and the wall liners.
    • The 4 x AA batteries should last 6 months.
    • Includes a manual 4-way lock device (in or out only, or completely locked or unlocked) this will override the electronics and any programming.
    • Compatible with all common North American microchips.
    • Programs up to 32 different cats.
    • If your pet is not chipped or is waiting to be chipped, you can purchase an additional key.

 

Benefits:

    • Sure Petcare app controlled kittie door makes this the easiest pet door to set up and manage.
    • SureFlap hub app features make working and traveling easier for pet owners.
    • Raccoon resistant cat door.
    • Curfew mode ensures the safety of your pet with access control.
    • If a pet happens to be outside when curfew is on and the door is locked, it will still allow them in with the chip, but not back out.
    • Microchip reader technology is great for pets who refuse to wear collars.

Size Chart

Flap SizeFlap DimensionRough Cut OutOutside
Frame
Dimension
Cat Flap5 5/8" x 4 3/4"6 1/2"w x 6 3/4"h8 1/4"w x 8 1/4" h

The SureFlap DualScan works with all identification microchips supplied by your vet and SureFlap RFID collar tags.

Warranty

SureFlap™ Cat Door Guarantee

Guarantee: SureFlap™ microchip cat flaps carry a 3-year guarantee from the date of purchase, subject to proof of purchase date. The guarantee is restricted to any fault caused by defective materials, components or manufacture. This guarantee does not apply to products whose defect has been caused by normal wear and tear, misuse, neglect or intentional damage.

In the event of a part failure due to faulty parts or workmanship, the part will be replaced free of charge during the guarantee period only. At the manufacturer's discretion, a replacement product may be provided free of charge in the case of a more serious malfunction. Your statutory rights are not affected.

Disclaimer: The SureFlap™ microchip cat flap incorporates selective entry features which have been designed to minimize the risk of unwanted animals entering your home. However, it is not possible to fully guarantee the exclusion of all other animals in all circumstances.

In the rare event of an unwanted animal gaining access to your home, SureFlap cannot accept liability for any damage or inconvenience which may be incurred.

Warning: The motorized catch and manual lock are provided exclusively to prevent the entry of unwanted animals and is not a security device. SureFlap Ltd cannot accept liability for unintended use and the owner of the product accepts full responsibility for supervising the access in and out of the home that it provides.

In households with children, it is essential to include the cat flap in child-proofing considerations. Misuse of the cat flap by a child may result in the child coming into contact with potential dangers. For this reason, young children should be monitored at all times when in the immediate vicinity of the cat flap.

Caution: Prior to installation, it is the responsibility of the user to consult all building codes which may influence the fitting of the cat flap and assess the suitability of a given installation. The user must also consider potential hazards present inside or outside the cat flap as well as the impact that subsequent modifications to your property may have on the existence and use of your cat flap. It is recommended that these assessments are conducted in consultation with a construction professional.

Do not install SureFlap™ in a fire door as it will render the fire door unfit for purpose.

Additional Information

Frame Material

Plastic

Flap Material

Acrylic

Flap Colors

Clear

Flap Thickness

1/8

Warranty Period

3 years

Return Period

30 days

Door Open Type

Unlocks for the key signal and pet pushes open

Your Maximum Pet Size

Cats

Controls Access

From Inside and Outside

Operates On

Battery

Flap Opens

Pet Must Push

Flap Design

Single, One Part, Rigid, Thin Flap

Can Be Installed In

Aluminum Door, Hollow Core Door, Metal Door, Plate Glass, Polycarbonate, Plywood or Other Thin Material, Solid Core Door, Steel Door

Additional Lock

4-Way Lock

Number Pets

32

Activated By

Implanted Chip, RFID

Installation Instructions

How to Install in a Door




How to Install in a Door Animation




Training Sessions 


Getting Started: Some pets will take longer than others to acclimate to their new door, so patience is key! Never push or shove your pet through the door (this will only develop negative feelings). Instead, follow these training tips + tricks to help introduce your pet to the door gradually.


Limit training sessions to no more than 10 minutes at a time. Two well spaced out sessions per day should be the maximum.


Hold the flap all the way open for your pet at first; then a little less each subsequent time so your pet learns to push through on their own. Stay consistent with verbal encouragement and treats for best results.


 


Teaching Your Cat to Use Their Door


Step One: Introduce your cat to the door by putting your hand through it so they know how it works. Have them inspect the new cat flap to get used to the look and smell (this is a great time to program your cat’s microchip!).  


Tip: You can wipe your cat’s face or body with a cloth and wipe the door with the same cloth to give it a more familiar scent. 


Step Two: Some cat doors make a slight clicking noise when opening and closing which can scare timid cats. Try manually opening and shutting the flap slowly to familiarize your cat with this noise. 


Step Three: Get your kitty’s favorite treats or toy ready! Start by using a treat to encourage your cat through while holding the flap open for them. Once they are comfortable, start lowering the flap on them as they walk through for their treat.


Tip: Be sure to train your cat using the actual door height - meaning raise the door enough so it resembles how high it will be once installed.


Tip: If you have a door with non-removable magnets, putting some painter’s tape over the magnets can help decrease the magnet attraction strength temporarily for training purposes.


Step Four: Always make sure to reward your cat with praise (and maybe another treat) when they pass through the door.  Remember: training can take a considerable amount of time. There is no standard practice as every cat is unique.


 


Quick Tips


- For especially timid cats, temporarily tape it up out of the way while they get used to the idea of walking through the tunnel.



- Clear flaps may confuse pets as they might think the flap is a window. Try putting a piece of masking tape on the clear flap to distinguish it from a window and reinforce to your pet its use as a door.



- Magnetic and weighted flaps have additional weight which may be difficult for your pet to push through. Fix this problem by gently pushing the door to assist your pet as they go through or removing the magnet until your pet gets used to the full weight of the door on their own.



- If you plan on installing more than one pet door, use the same flap if possible for consistency.



- Electronic flaps make a small clicking noise when the flap is activated that may frighten timid pets. The best way to remedy this problem is to positively reinforce this sound in your pet’s mind.


- Praise your pet when they come near the door and hear the activation noise.


- If this does not work, disable the electronics with “training mode” and have your pet use the door manually for a week or so while getting acquainted with the door.


- Consistency is key! Stay consistent both in your training methods and your choice of pet doors. If you have multiple pets the first to learn will often demonstrate  for the others!



- When your first lock the flap shut, introduce your pet slowly rather than letting them “learn the hard way” by running into it.

Videos

How To "Learn" your cat into your Cat Flap




What is a Microchip?