The Cat Mate C20 is designed to feed one or two cats, kittens or small dogs, when you are away during the day, evening or over a weekend. Food is kept fresh in two easy-clean compartments sealed by closely fitting lids and refrigerated by built-in ice-pack. Just set the timer on each lid to open at the required time, up to 48 hours later. For two cats, the lids can open at the same time.
The Cat Mate C20 Automatic Pet Feeder was created for use in homes with one to two cats, kittens or small dogs. The Cat Mate Auto Feeder is equipped with two independent compartments that are controlled by two independent battery operated timers that can provide two fresh or dried feedings per pet at any specified time over a period of up 48 hours. Each meal can be served individually – meaning that only one side need open at a time for one pet or for two pets to eat at once, both sides can open at the same time.
The food is stored in two compartments that are sealed with tight fitting lids and is also kept chilled by built in icepacks to keep it fresh for the day’s next feeding. The Cat Mate C20 Automatic Pet Feeder allows pet owners to set a timer (by turning it clockwise) on each side’s lid that will open the lid at the specified time and as mentioned each lid can be set to open at once or separately. The built in icepacks will keep wet properly chilled and fresh for approximately 15 hours (less time in hotter environments.) To keep wet food colder for a longer period of time, it’s advisable to get it cold before placing it into the compartments. In warmer climates without air conditioning or during summer months, for wet food that won’t be consumed before 14 or so hours, it’s advisable to freeze the food in the provided Cat Mate bowl before placing it in the feeder. One suggestion is to experiment with wet food in the Cat Mate C20 Automatic Pet Feeder before leaving your pets alone for more than a 12 hour period so that you’ll be sure the food is kept at the right temperature. This advice holds true for any automatic pet feeder to ensure that your pets aren’t forced to miss a meal or to ingest one that is less than fresh.
The Pet Mate C20 Automatic Pet Feeder contains plastic dishes that can be removed for easy clean up and the unit itself can be wiped clean with a damp cloth.
While it may take some time for pet owners to master the proper time settings on the individual timers, this automatic pet feeder is both easy to use and when used properly, quite dependable. One word of warning, if your pet is highly intelligent and diligent, persistent and incessant when it comes to getting food out of just about any container, it’s quite possible he or she could figure out how to get into the food compartment. Therefore, as previously mentioned, it’s very important that pet owners practice with the Pet Mate C20 Automatic Pet Feeder before leaving their furry loved ones alone with it for any extended length of time. The C20 is available online for a very fair price of about $40.