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Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by WayneG, Aug 17, 2009.


  1. WayneG

    WayneG PetForums Newbie

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    Hi.
    My cat won't/can't push open his cat flap, although he will go through when it's propped open. I've tried calling, enticing and pushing him through, but still won't go through on his own.
    Any advice please??
     
  2. Midnight

    Midnight PetForums VIP

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    I had that many a time when they were small :D don't you worry he will soon get the hang of it ;) how old is he ? x
     
  3. WayneG

    WayneG PetForums Newbie

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    He's 8 months. So do I just leave him outside staring through the cat flap window begging his master to open the flap?! Done that a few times but he just sits there. Do I persevere with it?
     
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    Leave him inside staring out :D I'd go outside and call him a few times !!;) Yes you need to persevere he will get there promise !! :D x
     
  5. WayneG

    WayneG PetForums Newbie

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    Thanks. Will carry on trying.
     
  6. dootgirl

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    Is it a magnetic cat flap? Lottie wouldn't use hers because of the 'snapping' noise so we stuck the magnetic device down which I guess defeats the purpose but hey. I think cats learn that if you are willing to open the door for them, they will be less likely to use the flap. Keep persevering. Lots of praise and treats when he does use it. If he will go through it when it's propped open I reckon you're half way there. Good luck!
     
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    I am using this CATFLAPS and I do not have any problem to use.

    Mac Andrew:)
     
  8. $hAzZa

    $hAzZa Shan

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    Have you tried pulling a feather toy through it? I did that with Jez when he refused to push it open and it worked, he got in and grabbed that toy in a matter of seconds!

    I had a little help from catnip spray:rolleyes:
     
  9. Waterlily

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    yeah he will get it it took mine ages :rolleyes: Thats what I did I pushed there butts out then called them for dinner :D :D its amazing how they can figure it out quicker :p
     
  10. hobbs2004

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    Guys, just like to point out that the thread is from mid last year :D
     
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    :lol: :lol: the word sheep comes to mind Lol :eek:
     
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