A neighbour's cat keeps stealing our cat food

Dr Pete Wedderburn / 11 June 2018

A reader writes in to find out how to prevent a neighbouring cat eating their cat's food.


Neighbouring cats keep coming into my house to eat my cat’s food. Is there anything I can do to stop them coming in?


The best answer is to invest in a microchip-enabled cat flap. You set this up to recognise your own cat’s microchip. It will then remain locked to all cats trying to get in, only unlocking as your own cat approaches.

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