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Arf Pets Automatic Pet Feeder Food Dispenser Dogs Cats Small Animals Features Distribution Alarms Portion Control Voice Recording Timer Programmable Up to 4 Meals a Day

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2018 (Refresh Now)
7.9
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Total Reviews
820
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Review Summary - 782 recent, verified reviews

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Product Reliability
 161
month, stopped working, feeder, weeks, stopped
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Works as advertised, no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm giving it a four because have only had it for three days , so far so good.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had these for over 6 months now and I am very pleased with them since they have held up well and work as they should. ... This feeder really has been very reliable .  ...  "
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" ...  Feeds for days and days.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had this for about 1 month and it is working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  It has worked flawlessly for several months now.  ...  "
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" ...  Had for about 2 months and no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, it is a good option even if it has to be replaced eventually.  ...  "
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Ease of Use
 132
easy to program, easy to set, set, easy to use, super
+93%
-7%
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" ...  It was easy to set up and works well.  ...  "
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" ...  The timer works great, easy to set-up (only took like 10-15 mins).  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set, reliable, looks good.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to program and reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  Easier to program than my old ‘dinosaur’ model.  ...  "
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" ...  As long as you follow instructions, it's pretty easy though.  ...  "
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" ...  For the most part it was easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use & program.  ...  "
Storage
 72
tray, feeder, dispenser, cats, bowl
+72%
-28%
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" ...  I LOVE this dispenser. ... It's sleek and doesn't take up a ton of space.  ...  "
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" ...  it's just large enough to keep a good supply of food inside it.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome food dispenser!  ...  "
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" ...  Easily holds a week's worth of food in the hopper.  ...  "
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" ...  First off, it works awesome, dispenses the right amount of food for our cat who if you dumped a full bag of cat food in a bowl, would sit there and eat until she either died or ate it all .  ...  "
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" ...  Instead of filling separate meal chambers, this style of feeder allows you dump a ton of food in and let it go.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit is sturdy and the food secure.  ...  "
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" ...  Placed two of the feeders on a bathroom counter and it worked out great.  ...  "
Setup
 58
easy to set, easy, instructions, setup, super
+90%
-10%
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" ...  I was worried this would be complicated to set up but found it actually very straight forward and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Product works well, not sure about the ML/Tbsp conversions in the instructions, seems like it is actually putting out less than what it shows in Tbsp.  ...  "
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" ...  The user interface might not be the best, but if you follow the instructions it's pretty easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  The initial setup was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to program and has worked flawlessly so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy set up too.  ...  "
Battery Life
 46
battery, power, battery backup, worry, plug
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I like that it also runs on batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  Wall plug AND battery backup.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that there is an option for battery v plug in.  ...  "
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" ...  I especially like that it uses A/C power and has battery backup.  ...  "
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" ...  LOVE the fact that it has battery backup.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with AC power and battery back up which is terrific.  ...  "
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" ...  This is where the battery backup feature comes in handy!  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it plugs in but also has batteries Incase of power outage.  ...  "
For Travel
 45
cat, trip, cats, travel, go on vacation
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I bought this a few months ago for my cat because I travel for work so I don't necessarily get home at the same time every day.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m a flight attendant and this helps me out so much with my cat!  ...  "
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" ...  The cat darts across the house at the sound of the machine and we can go on vacations without having to rely on a human to feed him.  ...  "
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" ...  Just got back from a 10 day trip and I'm vey happy to report the pet feeder worked perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  It allowed me to go on vacation without worrying about my cat being fed.  ...  "
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" ...  Rec'd both items a day or two before vacation - the bowl fit very nicely in the base of the feeder and had a rubber grippy bottom so it stayed in place. ... We have used this for only one vacation - it seemed to work fine.  ...  "
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" ...  But this thing works great and holds plenty of food for me to take a trip of a week or more away from home for my cat.  ...  "
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" ...  They aren't overeating anymore and its perfect for short trips when I am away from home.  ...  "
Fit
 44
food, lid, plastic, kibble, bowl
+61%
-39%
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" ...  I have two fat tabby cats, I bought a similar feeder about a year ago (the one shaped kind of like and astronaut's helmet).  ...  "
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" ...  A couple pieces of tape to hild lid down fixes the issue.  ...  "
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" ...  The design of the feeder is attractive and sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  This fit the bill.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it for daily feedings to control his hangry fits.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very easy to program and the wheel inside is substantial and won't break like my previous feeder did.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, it's a really slick and modern looking feeder, it goes well with my furniture and doesn't look like some piece of junk in the corner.  ...  "
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" ...  The feeder goes off at the right time every day with the right measurements of food.  ...  "
Food Items
 42
cat, bowl, meals, dispense, cats
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Pros: No missed meals and they dispense a consistent portion.  ...  "
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" ...  I kid you not, they’ve even waited for me to sit down and eat my dinner, even though theirs was dispensed! ... I had to buy two dishes that the food dispenses into just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  My cat hears the food drop and goes to eat.  ...  "
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" ...  Has good increments to make sure the right amount of food is being dispersed and it's very easy to adjust individual meal amounts and times without having to start all over.  ...  "
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" ...  She gets a larger breakfast than dinner, just like I do!  ...  "
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" ...  This does a great job giving our kitten four square meals a day while big cat doesn’t get to steal all the food.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice to know kitty will have food while I’m away.  ...  "
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" ...  The bowls are slightly lower than the shute and the food falls closer to the center.  ...  "
Returns
 38
refund, returned, replacement, return window, policy
+16%
-84%
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" ...  This is an incredibly unreliable product and I regret that I cannot return it.  ...  "
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" ...  It's too late to return.  ...  "
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" ...  The company were kind enough to offer a replacement, which is why I gave it two stars, however, it loses the other three stars for not offering a complete refund of a clearly faulty item.  ...  "
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" ...  The return window is only 1 month and had to call Amazon Customer Service for a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Needless to say, I deemed it unreliable and am returning very disappointed .  ...  "
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" ...  Extremely poor return/exchange policy and service.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it  ...  "
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" ...  Returning and buying something else.  ...  "
Call quality
 38
call, record, cat, voice recording, hears
+82%
-18%
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" ...  The option to record your voice is super.  ...  "
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" ...  In fact, we now have two (one for each cat) and are able to call them separately using the voice recording feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Don't use the voice recording because it might be really creepy at 4am, but overall this thing works great, definitely recommend!  ...  "
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" ...  Even voice recording option.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that I can record my voice to call for him, he comes running when he hears it.  ...  "
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" ...  Its great if we are out of town for a day or two, we know she will still be fed and she hears my voice "Abby .  ...  "
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" ...  I especially like the recorded voice messaging to call the pups to meal time.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker on it is good and records voice well.  ...  "
Build Quality
 38
lid, food, cat, bowl, seems
+63%
-37%
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" ...  He puts his paw inside the hole and is able to get a couple pieces at a time.  ...  "
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" ...  The top snaps on very securely.  ...  "
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" ...  I put a shallow stainless steel dish into it, which has been helpful for two reasons: 1).  ...  "
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" ...  Top latch is excellent, no chance the cats are getting in (probably couldn't stop a dog with stronger jaws).  ...  "
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" ...  The unit is sturdy and the food secure.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that the controls are on top so they are easy to see and protected by the lid.  ...  "
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" ...  Nothing broke or cracked.  ...  "
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" ...  withstands strong large cat trying to knock more food out  ...  "
Scan Quality
 34
love this feeder, automatic, recommend this feeder, highly, great automatic feeder
+88%
-12%
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" ...  I highly recommend this feeder.  ...  "
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" ...  The feeder works very well and I really like the recorded message you can leave at each feeding time.  ...  "
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" ...  The Arf feeder was very easy to set up and program.  ...  "
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" ...  This is an excellent feeder!  ...  "
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" ...  The feeder works perfectly so far.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great automatic feeder!  ...  "
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" ...  Feeder it self works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this feeder!  ...  "
Cleaning
 34
clean, cat, clogged, tray, feeder
+79%
-21%
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" ...  It’s bigger than I would have expected, but then that allows lots of food to be stored in the canister.  ...  "
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" ...  In short, independence, relief and less clean up for me and healthier for Cat.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds lots of cat food, doesn’t get clogged.  ...  "
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" ...  Interior food storage container and food tray remove for easy cleaning.  ...  "
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" ...  This is so much easier to program and clean than our old feeder.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the clean look.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the manual online and read if it stops dispensing, clean it and DONT overfill.  ...  "
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" ...  My son will only have to clean the litter boxes while we are gone as this machine does the work.  ...  "
Price
 31
worth the money, money, worth, waste, worth every
+68%
-32%
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" ...  The price was more reasonable for buying two, so each kitty gets his own.  ...  "
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" ...  Totally worth it!  ...  "
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" ...  A wonderful and worth every penny item!  ...  "
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" ...  A good investment.  ...  "
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" ...  Honestly worth the money!  ...  "
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" ...  This is great value! ... I looked long and hard for this kind of consistency, at a reasonable price.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that, I would 100% say this product is worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried a cheaper one and it didn't work so well but this one is worth the extra dollars.  ...  "
Heating
 29
cat, dispense, dispenser, feeders, dispensing
+69%
-31%
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" ...  Best for small pelleted dry food.  ...  "
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" ...  (We use round food)  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for cat food!  ...  "
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" ...  Food now runs lightly to the edge instead of staying up against the unit.  ...  "
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" ...  My kitten cant even steal food from it.  ...  "
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" ...  It would be nice if the manufacturer would built up the back of the food bowl so the food would fall to the front of the bowl.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect solution for a food crazed cat.  ...  "
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" ...  It saved me from having to touch dog food everyday.  ...  "
Controls
 26
button, set button, lid, press, top
+35%
-65%
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" ...  When you press the set button you must press it again in order to see it flash.  ...  "
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" ...  The first one I bought I had to return because I couldn't get the setting panel to operate correctly.  ...  "
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" ...  This morning, I figured out that the electronic control did not work properly .  ...  "
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" ...  If I needed to make a change to the time (for daylight savings or after a power outage), the set buttons wouldn't work at all.  ...  "
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" ...  However, when I push the set button, the light comes on but the time does not blink making it impossible to set the time.  ...  "
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" ...  The setting is a little different since you have to hold the set button down and then when it blinks you have to select it again before touching any other buttons.  ...  "
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" ...  The buttons work half the time.  ...  "
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" ...  However, the set button in particular was randomly unresponsive. ... If you can't use the set button then your pet goes hungry. ... We had usable program buttons with VHS VCR's so thirty some years later having a defective program button is not acceptable.  ...  "
Marketplace
 24
works, seller, described, advertised, reviews
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Good product fast shipment  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for having this product available for purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you very much!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as expected .  ...  "
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" ...  Now: the seller did reach out and is replacing the old one I had purchased. ... But I do appreciate the seller reaching out!  ...  "
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" ...  Product was as described.  ...  "
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" ...  This operates exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Original: I bought two of these.  ...  "
Capacity
 22
food, cats, cat, well, us
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It holds a lot of food without taking up space in my apartment kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  This way, both cats have room to eat and the lip of the tray keeps the food from being scattered across the floor when it’s dispensed. ... I live in an 800 sq. ... ft. apartment, so I can hear the low noise made by the motor when it's dispensing food, as well as the louder sound of the food hitting the tray.  ...  "
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" ...  We feed our cats in the basement and it’s been very reliable!  ...  "
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" ...  And when I say push around, I mean out of the kitchen, down a hallway . ... to another room.  ...  "
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" ...  It's also great for those days when we get home late.  ...  "
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" ...  Works like a charm for big hungry house cats!  ...  "
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" ...  A great benefit for my outside cat--works so well I use it even when I am home.  ...  "
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" ...  ” in my voice from the bathroom.  ...  "
Design
 18
design, nice, also, well, works
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Design wise I don't think it was the best idea to make the top see through, since it attacts the attention of my dieting cat.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s also very well made& high Tect looking.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s really pretty cool.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good too!  ...  "
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" ...  It's a lot sleeker-looking and more air-tight than my old one.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks nice and works great too!  ...  "
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" ...  It looks nice and futuristic.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice design works great but the recording part freaked my little kitty out Beside that this is wonderful  ...  "
Size
 17
kibble, would, portion size, work, use
+82%
-18%
comment
" ...  Quiet and a good descreet size.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes travel a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  And you can control the portion size.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for cats that you have to leave alone for a few days if you travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Can place this product pretty much anywhere, convenient size for it's functionality.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well, as long as you use small kibble  ...  "
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" ...  It makes feeding a lot easier.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit is not overly large  ...  "
Paper Tray
 16
love, third, auto, problem, pet
+81%
-19%
comment
" ...  We love the automatic feeder!  ...  "
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" ...  Trust me this is my 3 automatic feeder and I think for the money this is the best one out there.  ...  "
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" ...  I was relieved to have what I thought to be a reliable feeder.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my third pet feeder.  ...  "
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" ...  I am very happy with this feeder.  ...  "
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" ...  In love with this feeder!  ...  "
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" ...  This feeder is great!  ...  "
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" ...  The feeder works great.  ...  "
Features
 16
features, timer, settings, set, see
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I was really excited about that feature.  ...  "
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" ...  The set up is easy, and your choice of how much to dispense is a nice feature.  ...  "
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" ...  I especially like the recordable message feature.  ...  "
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" ...  A great feature.  ...  "
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" ...  The features are great and I like that you can add batteries as a back up since our power goes out frequently.  ...  "
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" ...  I looked at the "smart" feeders and decided that I didn't need all those features.  ...  "
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" ...  Perhaps on the next revision, the electronics could include an upgraded timer.  ...  "
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" ...  A cute little feature.  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 15
food, night, even, able to sleep, waking
+93%
-7%
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" ...  It's a relief to be able to sleep late or get home late in the evening without worrying about the cat being consistently fed.  ...  "
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" ...  We're so happy to have found this feeder and even happier that we can now sleep past 5 am.  ...  "
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" ...  I get to sleep past 5AM!  ...  "
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" ...  This thing is amazing and I can finally sleep through the mornings.  ...  "
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" ...  A few days of fiddling and setting the various options and then blissful sleep was mine.  ...  "
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" ...  and I can sleep through the night without interruption. ... Spend the money and get some sleep.  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job and lets me sleep a little bit more in the morning.  ...  "
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" ...  May even help you get to sleep longer as your little monsters won't be waking you for a 3:00 a.m. feed!  ...  "
Charging
 15
batteries, battery, wall, power, cord
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  Wall plug AND battery backup.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the versatility of it being battery operated and having an electric plug.  ...  "
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" ...  We use the AC adapter (with batteries in them as back-up) so can’t speak to the battery life or dependability.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it plugs in but also has batteries Incase of power outage.  ...  "
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" ...  The company promptly sent me a replacement free of charge which was unexpected but greatly appreciated.  ...  "
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" ...  it comes with a charging cord, it looks more modern (in my opinion)  ...  "
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" ...  It's nice to have the power option batteries and a plug I'm using batteries so my only concern is how often should I change them or perhaps there is a low battery indicator.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that there is an option for battery v plug in.  ...  "
Software Platform
 13
error message, displayed, unit, wifi, stopped working
+8%
-92%
comment
" ...  I then couldn't find any information about how to fix the unit, although through trial and error I got it working again. ... But I feel like I can't trust this unit: there was no error warning that it was jammed or information about how to fix it.  ...  "
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" ...  Errors out regularly.  ...  "
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" ...  That could be an alarm, wifi app or something else.  ...  "
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" ...  Was great for a bit but now I keep getting an EE:EE error everyday.  ...  "
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" ...  Constantly getting error notifications and it’s always getting jammed up.  ...  "
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" ...  Unit flashes error code EEEE when there is no jam.  ...  "
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" ...  About a week later, the other unit displayed the same error message, so we bought fresh batteries. ... So, I called the company and was told that the error message meant that the food was clogged.  ...  "
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" ...  It errors frequently and then the animal is not fed, DO NOT BUY.  ...  "
Comfort
 13
pain, comfortable, two, often, leaving
+62%
-38%
comment
" ...  I used the savings to purchase two of these as my voracious eater actually put his paw on the head of my other cat to keep cat #2 away from the tray.  ...  "
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" ...  I also feel much more comfortable leaving him alone for a few days without worrying he is starving.  ...  "
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" ...  While I haven’t seen weight loss yet no more tummy aches anymore!  ...  "
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" ...  Very comfortable leaving the house for a Weekend knowing that the cat will be fed.  ...  "
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" ...  There was an adjustment period to get use to the feeder but they are comfortable and eating regularly after a few days.  ...  "
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" ...  It may be a little more or less but that’s natural since different kibbles are different sizes.  ...  "
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" ...  It was so simple to set up and I love that the dish is shallow to prevent whisker fatigue.  ...  "
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" ...  In fact, it's awkword enough that I needed two hands each time.  ...  "
Clock
 12
alarm, every, food, schedule, feeding
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  The device also has an alarm that warns you that food is low but in mine it will not stop even when I refill it .  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately the clock/timer/recording feature did not work at all - it remained stuck at “12:00am” no matter how many times I pressed and held the “set” button to get it into the flashing setting mode. ... Considering the entire concept relies on the clock working this is extremely disappointing.  ...  "
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" ...  Thus the clock must be set again.  ...  "
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" ...  I've spent several infuriating hours trying to set this clock.  ...  "
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" ...  Every time it is set to dispense food, the main clock completely resets and no food is dispensed.  ...  "
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" ...  What it was doing instead of dispensing food, was re-setting the clock to midnight (the default setting).  ...  "
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" ...  As others have stated it loses time pretty quickly, I've already reset the clock once.  ...  "
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" ...  The clock is off of schedule but it won’t allow me to change it to the correct time.  ...  "
Microphone
 12
voice, record, audio, times, sounds
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  The audio recording is awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  And my favorite very silly feature is the voice recording .  ...  "
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" ...  He comes running whenever the recording starts playing.  ...  "
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" ...  The audio recording feature is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  The option to record your voice is super.  ...  "
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" ...  Even voice recording option.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker on it is good and records voice well.  ...  "
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" ...  And you don't have to record anything.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 11
hear, voice, motor, food, running
+55%
-45%
comment
" ...  It is SUPER quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  The motor inside is very quiet, so when it dispenses food, all you can hear is the food tumbling out.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker on it is good and records voice well.  ...  "
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" ...  They can hear the voice from the next room, and they go running!  ...  "
Overall performance
 11
far, worked, happy, flawlessly, works
+100%
comment
" ...  I purchased this feeder and was happy with its performance.  ...  "
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" ...  It has been incredibly reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  Does it's job right.  ...  "
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" ...  But, it's all very early, so far very happy with the two that worked flawlessly!  ...  "
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" ...  Now my wife and I don't have to worry when we leave the house because this will do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  I did and it has worked flawlessly ever since!!!  ...  "
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" ...  This product works amazingly.  ...  "
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" ...  This one is very easy to program & so far, dependable & smooth in action  ...  "
Delivery
 11
days, works, took, first, fast
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  Arrived quickly and in perfect condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I am searching for one to pick up in the next 2 days.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived packaged nicely and sooner than promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived in a timely fashion.  ...  "
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" ...  Good product fast shipment  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived fast 2 days!  ...  "
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" ...  Works reliably, but there is an on/off switch it took me a while to find when it first arrived.  ...  "
Washing
 10
feeder, great automatic feeder
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  This automatic feeder is really great.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great automatic feeder!  ...  "
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" ...  Best automatic feeder.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a removable tray for easy washing.  ...  "
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" ...  LOVE this automatic feeder!  ...  "
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" ...  This automatic feeder works well.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had the automatic feeder for over a month now and I've had no issues with it.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great automatic feeder!  ...  "
For Running
 10
hears, comes, hear, recording, cats
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  Love that I can record my voice to call for him, he comes running when he hears it.  ...  "
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" ...  My cat loves it- she goes running for the food when she hears it!  ...  "
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" ...  I like the convenience and knowing that my dogs will be fed even if I'm running late or need to be away for a few nights.  ...  "
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" ...  My fat cat comes RUNNING when she hears my (granddaughter recorded) announcement.  ...  "
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" ...  My cats are trained to know to expect food when they hear me say “kitty, kitty” and when they hear the recording, they come running.  ...  "
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" ...  Now she hears her little signal “Sammie, time to eat!” and comes running.  ...  "
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" ...  He comes running whenever the recording starts playing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They can hear the voice from the next room, and they go running!  ...  "
Display Clarity
 10
display, operate, food, set button, press
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  We appreciate the quick response and generous resolution.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The display indicates all meals are being given despite no food actually being dispensed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This works perfectly, and the digital display is much easier to read and operate than an older dispenser that I have.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The screen for set up is also very user friendly  ...  "
comment
" ...  The LCD screen lights up as blue of you hit the set button a few times.  ...  "
Accuracy
 9
portion, measurement, make, feedings, steps
+89%
-11%
comment
" ...  Reliable and dispenses accurate amounts  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just make sure you check to see how much food is coming out for each serving to get an accurate measurement.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The feeding mechanism prevents him from doing that and has very accurate measurements.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The portions are more accurate than most feeders.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Feedings have been spot on and accurate.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The feedings appear accurate.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The portion you choose is fairly accurate too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have my cat on the second portion (1/4 cup) and after measuring, it's very accurate!  ...  "
Product As Described
 9
described, advertised, product, exactly, expected
+100%
comment
" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Worked as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Product was as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This operates exactly as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works as expected .  ...  "
User Manual
 8
instructions, pretty, instruction, feed, tried
+38%
-63%
comment
" ...  There did ‘t seem to be a way to do a manual feed which I missed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The manual does not state this.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I didn't give it 5 stars because I haven't been able to get the manual feed to work, and I think the instruction booklet could be a little more detailed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Up to now what can I say, without instructions  ...  "
comment
" ...  I programmed it, tried manual feedings, I've tried everything.  ...  "
For Kids
 8
daughter, cat, bought, year, son
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  My daughter bought one and recommend it to me!  ...  "
comment
" ...  We bought this one for our cat and he loves it& we don’t have to worry about him getting feed at his normal time morning& evening.  ...  "
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" ...  I adopted an adult cat a year ago.  ...  "
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" ...  My 12 year daughter was able to set this up.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked it so much that I purchased a second one for daughter's home.  ...  "
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" ...  This is perfect for pet parents who want to auto feed their four-legged kids on a daily basis.  ...  "
Wash Programs
 7
timer
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  Would be nice if it maintained the settings.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a removable tray for easy washing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I programmed the timer for twice a day.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Perhaps on the next revision, the electronics could include an upgraded timer.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Settings are for 4 meal times.  ...  "
Drying
 7
food, cat, kibble, time, amount
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  Amount might be slightly different from your "cup" and also depends on your dry food sizes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great for dry kibble.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My cat doesn’t eat a lot of dry food, so I had it dispense on the least amount of food.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Best for small pelleted dry food.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It can handle mixed size dry cat food, although the bigger dribble tend to flow to top when the dry food moves inside the container.  ...  "
Volume
 6
food, hear, feeder, recording, motor
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  Also there is no option of setting feeding times with no volume, so it is kind of annoying to hear the buzzing while the feeder turn on.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The food is loud when it hits the tray but the motor is quite.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's overall loud for both the dispensing mechanism and the recording.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We moved away from another brand that was extremely Barkey and loud every time the food would dispense.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Some people said it was really loud, but it didn't seem to be too obnoxiously loud.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 6
unit, supply, even, batteries, back
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  I received it yesterday and it will not power on.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The power supply is OK.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Tried two power chargers and even batteries and no power.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 6
easy to clean, often, easy to set, cleaning, bowl
+100%
comment
" ...  It’s quiet, dependable and easy to clean and move.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like the clean look.  ...  "
Calorie Tracking
 4
easy to program
+100%
comment
" ...  This is a great way of dispensing measured amounts of food throughout the day.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Was very excited to set this up for my pet to monitor her food intake.  ...  "
Weight Tracking
 4
vet, think, cat, 3, meals
+100%
comment
" ...  To keep our dog at her proper weight it measures out exactly what our vet recommends and our dog knows when its time to eat.  ...  "
comment
" ...  She was overeating when I would leave her food out while I was gone and now she is at a healthy weight and I never have to worry about her not getting fed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We’ve distributed her meals into smaller, more frequent meals to help her lose weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And the cat is now eating on a schedule and losing a little weight.  ...  "
Lagging
 4
times, time, multiple, feed, completely
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  Only negative - if you turn it off, you have to reset everything.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was reset and now it seems fine but I don’t trust it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  so I have to completely shut it off, unplug it from the wall, and completely reset it with all the times and portions again.  ...  "
Cables
 4
batteries, power, work, two, battery
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  it comes with a charging cord, it looks more modern (in my opinion)  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love the battery/cord option and my batteries have lasted quite a while so far.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can use just the plug, but batteries are a nice backup for power outages or whisker-faced cord pullers.  ...  "
Baking
 4
time, knows, would
+100%
comment
" ...  Anyway, as a touring musician, we wanted to make sure she was getting her food, on time and the right amount and this does it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  She's diabetic so i'm hoping the 4 feeding times could help with her blood sugar levels rather than eating 2 larger meals.  ...  "
comment
" ...  She is also a tad on the chunky side, she really loves her food.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We recently bought this for our kitten who inhales his food and was vomiting daily right after eating.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 4
would, water, sure, something, cat
+100%
comment
" ...  Mostly cat-proof  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works pretty good a little hinky trying to set it but got it working the laugh is not Raccoon proof.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This with the fountain water bowl are perfect!  ...  "
As Gift
 3
work, review, know
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Was bought as a gift.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I will buy it again as a gift.  ...  "
Original Product
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Original: I bought two of these.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My original review:  ...  "
ISP
 3
thing, tbsp, puts, portion, little
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Easily enough configured.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just set it up and testing it.  ...  "
Ports
 3
power, plug, wall, love, video
+100%
comment
" ...  Love that it has a wall adapter!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Another positive is that it run on batteries AND an AC plug.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Enter this amazing device.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They can also be synced together, if you want more than one. ... our other cat gets to eat due to them being synced reasonably well, which is the ONLY thing we care about.  ...  "
Network
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  I live in an 800 sq.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My wife and I have recently moved to a new city and don't know too many people we can trust to watch our house while we travel.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But if you have a 2-story house or perhaps a sounder sleeper than me, it might not be a problem.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  1160 meters
Display
Type:  LCD 
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