Thursday 13 August 2020

WHAT'S IN THE BOX? on In The Spotlight ~ Product Review featuring Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder by PetSafe

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What's In The Box on In The Spotlight ©BionicBasil®

Wunderpurr greetings fabulous furiends

Today we're sharing one of our *sponsored posts with mew from the fabulous peeps at...

... who contacted us a few weeks ago and asked if we'd like to try some of their supurr products and when we saw what they had on their website, we were furry excited and even more so when a huge box arrived at BBHQ. 

Today is the last review of three, as we got three different products to test, try and use here at BBHQ - how exciting, epically exciting!!!

Click the links below to see our other two reviews:

The Drinkwell® Butterfly Pet Fountain      

Peek-a-Bird™ Electronic Cat Toy  

So let's show mew what was in the box.

What's In The Box ©BionicBasil® Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder

What's In The Box ©BionicBasil® Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder

Now that's a flashy feeder! MOL


Sit back, relax and watch the video as Fudge, Parsley and Melvyn check it all out and nom some noms...

 or click to watch here direct on YouTube if it doesn't play here.

Aftur unboxing, at furst we weren't sure about where to put it, as it is quite large and mew do need a power socket/outlet nearby. So after a quick shuffle around, we placed it under the kitchen buffet on the opposite side to the water fountain and it seemed to fit right in.

It took about five minutes to download the app, pair the smart feeder to the app and set up a feeding schedule. 

It really was that easy!

Our closing thoughts:

We were going to post his review last month but we really wanted to test this product properly for a few weeks as when we opened the box and saw it for the first time, in all honesty we were rather undecided whether it would wurk for us.

What's In The Box ©BionicBasil® Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder - As Modelled by Parsley

Mew can see how big the unit is next to Pasley, who's a big cat at 6.4KG or 14 and bit pounds.

Aftur using the Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder for well offur a month now we can safely say that we really love it and here's why.

Why did we like it?

It was supurr easy to set up.

It dispenses the amount of food mew choose, at a time of your choosing. So if mew're a grazer and like lots of little meals throughout the day, this is easily set up, or if mew just like 2 meals a day, this is also pawsible. For example, we schedule 1/2 cup at 9am and another 1/2 cup at 10pm. Though mew can schedule up to 4 cups in one sitting.

The hopper is really large and took a full 2kg bag and then there was plenty of room left for more, and mew can fill with either dry or semi-moist food.

The hopper has a secure lid, so no dust or other stuff can get into the food chamber.

The feeding bowl is big too, so would suit many small and medium-sized K9 breeds and we cats found it nice to eat from as there was plenty of space for our whiskers.

If your hooman staff have kiddies, there is also a Child Lock on the app which prevents little fingers or paws accidentally dispensing food via the button on top of the unit.

The bowl is stainless steel and easily cleaned and the unit can we wiped down with a damp cloth as and when mew need to. The lid, hopper, bowl and bowl holder are also top-shelf dishwasher safe. 

There is also a slow feed option if mew tend to gollop your food down - that's for all those little piggies out there! MOL

Mew get smartphone alerts when the feeder is running low on food.

What's In The Box ©BionicBasil® Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder - Purrlease Form An Orderly Queue

We even do social distancing at mealtimes - though Melvyn is taking it to the extremes right now! MOL

We really enjoy eating our dry food from it and as a large cat family, there's always enough to go around and should we run out, it's a simple push of a button or schedule in another feeding time.

This unit is great for both K9 and kitty owners alike, and we can see how useful it would be to keep regular feeding routines for us pets especially if your hooman staff wurks shifts or has to go away for a night, and the unit will send your staff alerts to say mew've had your meal.

So if mew're looking for a rather nifty smart feeder, we think this one will fit perfectly into your home and whateffur lifestyle mew lead; we think its a purrfect pet partner.

Top marks for PetSafe, we think their Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder has been extremely well thought out and designed, and we can sum up in two wurds, epically epic!

We would like to say a special thanks to the pawesome peeps at PetSafe for giving us the oppurrtunity to try out their epically epic Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder ~ THANK MEW FURRY MUCH!

Visit PetSafe online:

Many thanks fur joining us today and don't furget to stop by tomorrow when we will be back with some more Friday Fluffers!

Happy Purrsday

Wing Commander Basil & The B Team

*FYI: Even though we were given this item/s free of charge for a review, our review is completely honest and reflects our own experience with the product/s

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  1. Awfully nice of you cats to be experimented upon, for our sakes!

  2. How big is the spout for the food to go from the container to the bowl? My human's ex feeds his cat Smokey Stella and Chewy freeze dried chunks, which are soft and pretty large - a lot larger than kibble. His work takes him out of town pretty often, and he's having a hard time finding an automatic feeder that can accommodate Smokey's food.

  3. That is a really great idea. I love the way they queue so politely. Did Melvyn get his turn or did he walk away after waiting so long for Fudge and Parsley to finish?

  4. Those are terrific products. We had an automatic feeder once but every time the power kicked off we had to reprogram the schedule.

  5. We really like that and if we ate dry noms it would be in our house. Great review

  6. Thanks for review. Glad the automatic feed system worked out for you.

  7. I love this idea. Wow, wish I would have known about this when Little Bit was still with us. I love that you can set up when to feed and how much.

    Have a purrfect day all you kitties. My best to your mom. ♥

  8. Hey gang, thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

  9. That looks like a nice fountain. XO

  10. Wow I really like this, we could do with one of those!!


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