Hi everyone and thanks in advance for looking / helping
I have a fat hungry cat with food aggression that needs feeding little and often. The cat also has medicated food so I need a cat bowl that only it can access.
I have bastardised a timed automated pet feeder and a Sure Feed pet bowl that only opens when it detects the microchip of the cat. I’ve cut a hole in the top of the self-retracting lid and placed a shoot from the automated pet feeder aimed at the hole. I’ve also added a back-stopper by cutting up a sponge.
As soon as the cat hears the motor of the timed automatic pet feeder it rushes to the bowl. This detects the microchip and automatically retracts the lid spilling the food all down the back.
A smart power switch to disrupt the power from the batteries to the bowl to control when it will open. The power switch must work at a very low voltage and so probably needs it’s own power supply.