We received the following nice email today from Fleur who had an Oscillot system installed at her home on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, north of Auckland. The photos were taken yesterday.
A proposal that could lead to compulsory microchipping and some form of registration for cats has become official policy for Local Government New Zealand.
214 cats, and a few thousand cat lovers filling a slightly chilly gymnasium at the YMCA in Christchurch. That was the 2017 National Cat Show and it was a triumph of organisation by the host Canterbury All Breeds Cat Club. We were pleased to be on hand, showing the Oscillot cat fence.
HELLO CHRISTCHURCH! We’ll be offering free measures and quotes for the Oscillot cat containment systems next Monday (Queen’s Birthday) and Tuesday in Christchurch.
Here’s a good summary of the reasons to keep your cat indoors, from the Nova Scotia SPCA in Canada. As the author says: Most veterinarians believe cats should be indoor pets. So does the NS SPCA and other rescue groups. It’s a myth that letting cats roam freely outside is ‘natural’ and necessary. Cats are
A bit of rain today, but still loads of fun for families at the Royal Easter Show in Auckland. And a special treat this year is the Auckland Cat Club’s annual show. We were pleased to be part of the show again this year, with our demonstration Oscillot cat fence, our famous climbing cats video
When you keep your cats at home using the Oscillot system, you may find that they expect you to keep them amused. We recommend lots of cat toys, climbing posts and cuddle time. And if you don’t mind, serve them dinner on demand. 🙂 31 March 2017
Our neighbours in Australia could teach New Zealand quite a bit about protecting native wildlife through cat containment. We just spotted this news item from the Border News (serving the twin cities of Albury, NSW and Wodonga, Victoria which sit across the Murray River from each other). The Albury council has granted approval for a
We recently supplied an Oscillot system to Gary and Dianne in Thames. They were keen to see how it would work at keeping their little dog Molly safe. And here’s the verdict: I found installing the paddles very simple and it was instant reaction with our little Molly. She tried immediately to jump over the
Oscillot® is a great way to keep your cat safe, but many people have asked us whether it can also prevent dogs from roaming. We hope to find out soon. Notice that in the video the fence is only 1.5m tall (the recommended height for cat fencing is 1.8m) and there are convenient footholds for