Technology is so useful in today’s world and can assist even the most attentive cat owner with feedings. Although pet feeders are not meant to replace care and attention, they can help when you need to leave the fur babies home for a day. They can also assist with a cat who may be an over eater, by dispensing smaller portions throughout the day.
Pet feeders are usually made up of two parts: an air tight hopper (glass or plastic) that holds the food and a container (stainless steel, plastic or ceramic) that the food is dropped into. Once it’s programed with times and portions, the feeder the food is automatically dispensed. Let’s look at some of the best automatic pet feeders on the market today.
PetLucky Automatic Pet Feeder
Your pet can be fed at the time you choose and the quantity you preset. This feeder is programmable for up to 5 meals per day. Use a pre-recorded voice message to play when feeding time arrives. It is also suitable for dry & semi-wet food or even medication. It’s easy to clean in the dishwasher when it gets dirty.
- LCD screen with easy-to-use control panel
- 10s voice recording – call your pet to eat
- Suitable For Dry or Wet Food
- Avoid pet’s foot being stucked
- Adapter and battery (excluded) dual power supply system
Petcul Automatic Pet Feeder
This feeder by Petcul provides flexible meal portions from 1 to 39. With a food container capacity of 3lbs for dry food,it can be scheduled up to 4 meals per day. This offers a 10 second voice recorder to call your cat to eat when programed. It also has a built in infrared detection to prevent food locking.
- Accurate Feeding
- Built in Voice Recorder and Speaker
- Prevent Food Locking and Spills
- Requires (3) D Alkaline Batteries
- power adapter(included)
- Red LED indicates low batteries
PetSafe Automatic Feeder
This feeder by PetSafe features a digital timer that can program up to 12 meals a day. With flexible meal portions from 1/8 cup up to 4 cups you can prevent your cat from eating too much. The immediate feed mode dispenses the scheduled meal instantly and pause feed mode temporarily stops feeding without losing programmed feed schedule.
- Anti-jam conveyor system dispenses food of different shapes and sizes
- Slow Feed Mode dispenses meals greater than 1/8 cup over 15 minutes
- Programmable feed schedule
- Pet-proof dispenser helps keep out prying paws
- Removable stainless steel bowl
- Disassembles for easy cleaning with some dishwasher safe parts
OUTAD Automatic Pet Feeder
The OUTAD automatic pet feeder has a large LCD control panel that is simple to set and easy to read. The LCD controller panel displays the current time, meals programmed, meal size and meals served. With the clear hopper compartment food can be stored while, keeping foods dry and fresh. You may also record a voice command for your pet when food is dispensed.
- With the removeable lid, you can refill the hopper
- Create a homely atmosphere for your pet by using recordable voice
- Feed on time when you are away
- The automatic pet feeder is easily cleaned
- Veterinarians recommend automatic pet feeders to prevent over eating, obesity and boredom
- The food hopper is used ABS plastic materials, resistance to impact and good heat resistance
Westlink 6L Automatic Pet Feeder
This automatic food dispenser makes feeding your cat hassle free with a capacity of up to 4 meals a day. Each meal can dispense one to 39 portions. You are also able to record your voice for up to 10 seconds to notify pets of feeding time. Also has a built in infrared detection which can prevent the food from locking which in turn lets your pet enjoy their meals.
- Capacity: 6L
- Pick a portion size & unit dispenses dry meals.
- Built in voice recorder and speaker
- Prevent food locking and spills
- This system can fit any different shapes dry foods
- Ultra low power consumption
Aspen Pet Food Dispenser
This feeder reliably delivers portion-controlled meals to pets while the pet parent is away. Meals can be easily programmed for up to three meals a day. Controlled portions help your pet maintain a healthy weight! Top load feature makes refilling your feeder convenient and easy.
- Large LCD screen & built-in meal counter
- Twist-lock lid to keep the food fresh & secure
- Removable bowl for easy cleaning
- Locking bowl & stand provides stability & prevents spills
Safevant Smart Pet Feeder
Safevant smart pet feeder has an interactive pet camera that lets you feed, watch, talk to and play with your pets from your smartphone when you’re away from home. The built in webcam and microphone lets you see and hear your pet from your smartphone or tablet anywhere. You may program up to 4 meals, as well as one meal up to 10 portions for automatic feeding.
- Connect with your pet while you are away with the supported dual-way audio chat/recording
- Simple to program the feeding schedule for your pet
- Detachable feeding tray for easy cleaning and made with proper size to prevent the mess
- Up to 10 portions each meal for manual feeding via app
All the mentioned models have a variety of custom settings, features and styles. Automatic cat feeders are a great investment for regulating your cat’s eating habits and feeding them while away. More importantly it’s about choosing an automatic cat feeder that suits you and your cat’s needs.