JBTDRC

Jamnalal Bajaj Tropical Disease Research Centre, MGIMS

Day: March 17, 2019

Microchips: Revolutionizing Cat Flaps

As a pet owner, we are terrified of the idea of losing our pets, and we all have either experienced it ourselves before or have seen it happen to someone else. Yes, we want our pets to have the freedom to roam around the property, but sometimes they can end up wandering too far or going off into the road, and this can end up having serious, and even fatal consequences for our pet. This is why a lot of people did not put cat flaps out of fear that their cat might end up wandering out without them realizing. However, there is now a solution to this problem thanks to modern innovation, and this is in the form of microchip cat flaps, and you can learn more about them at https://smartkitchen.guide/.

Most of us tend to keep a microchip in our pet’s collar so that we can keep track of their location, and a microchip flap will make use of this flap because the cat flap/door will recognize the microchip on your cat, and then allow the cat to enter or exit the house accordingly. You can customize the settings on the cat flap as well, so you can put it at an in-only option where the cat flap will allow the cat to enter inside the house from outside, but once the cat is inside, it cannot go outside through the flap anymore. So, you can change these settings to your convenience.

Another great advantage of having a microchip cat flap is that it will not allow any strange or unwanted animals through the cat flap either. The microchip cat flap will only activate when it detects microchips that are already a part of its system, so only your pets can enter and leave, but other pets or strays cannot enter.