ARF PETS Automatic Dog & Cat Feeder, White, 18-cup -

Arf Pets Automatic Dog & Cat Feeder, White, 18-cup

By Arf Pets
Rated 3.9763 out of 5 stars
$89.99Chewy Price
$99.99Chewy Price

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About This Item


  • Automatic dry food dispenser allows you to feed pets whenever you have to be away from home and prevents overeating.
  • Set up to four daily meals and customize your portion size. Dispense one to ten 24ml portions per meal.
  • Easily adjust the settings using the LCD clock and display. Even record a special message for mealtime calling!
  • Runs on three D batteries or plug into a nearby outlet. Magnetic lock lid prevents your pet from digging in.
  • 18 cup capacity is perfect for dogs, cats, and multi-pet households. Keeps pets on a routine feeding schedule.

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Questions & Answers

57 Customer Questions

Does this come with an attachment that will allow multiple cats to eat at the same time?
Answer by AlbaApr 05, 2022
No it does not but my cats eat together at the same time just fine

Figuring up the total amount I feed my cat it would be 72ml per day, Inactive cat with joint issue, so I want to keep it at its lower end of weight range. I want to feed the cat twice a day. Can I set up different portion sizes for each meal, i.e. 2 24ml in morning and 1 24ml at night
Answer by ChewyApr 08, 2018
Food portions per meal can be changed with the settings display.

Does this retain schedule & voice recording if power shuts off & it has batteries in as back up? IF NOT, will if beep to notify that the machine needs resetting?
Answer by ChewyJan 05, 2018
This Feeder will do a factory reset if power is completely lost and not restored within a few minutes. If left without any power source it will need to be reprogrammed once power is restored.

How do you set the time on the machine after you set the meal time.
Answer by ChewyJul 20, 2017
To set the time, 1. Press the SET button. The hour digits will flash. 2. Press the ▲ or ▼ buttons to find the current hour and press SET again to save. 3. Once hour is saved, the minute digits will flash. 4. Press the ▲ or ▼ buttons to find the current minute and press SET again to save and enter Meal Time Setting Mode.

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Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Elektra on Feb 22, 2023

Only last one year

This week I noticed problems with the clock and because of that is not dispensing the food. I came here to read the comments to see if someone else had experienced the same and maybe found a solution. And like all the other bad reviews/comments after more than 1 year the clock stopped working. I bought this on August 2021 and after 1 1/2 is stop working. It does seem suspicious that everyone is having the same problem after 1 year. Do not waste your money on this! Things do not last for ever but this was not cheap at all, I thought at least it would last minimum 3 years.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Miranda on Mar 16, 2023

Worked great for 7 months

I found it easy to program, and it did work great for 7 months. It was very liberating to not worry about feedings. It's erroring out on the current time suddenly and it won't reset. It isn't dispensing food anymore because it has no concept baseline to work with. We'll be trying a different brand next time.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Jackie on Jan 22, 2023

Keeps jamming

Not a reliable unit to keep your pets feed. Do not buy!!! It keeps jamming which prevents the automatic feeder from dropping food. It doesn't even alert you!! You only find out because your cat is SUPER hungry. I use dry kibble, just as instructed, too. Such an awful feeling to rely on this product to keep your pets feed while you're gone only to find out it malfunctions on a regular basis.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Cherie on Dec 6, 2022

Not Perfect, But Works

Bought this a couple years ago for my cat, and this unit still works well. I especially like that the bowl portion is detachable and easily washable if needed. It also runs for a decent amount of time just on batteries, which is nice. However, there's a few things I think it could improve on: - The internal clock in the unit is slightly fast; over time, the schedule has been thrown off (ex. Food is set to dispense at 5 PM in the feeder; food dispenses at 4:45 PM in real time.) - Feeder needs to be slightly tilted so that food falls to the front of the bowl; occasionally the food builds up in front of the opening and gets stuck. That, and my cat thinks the bowl is empty if the food isn't more spread out in the bowl. - Larger dry food pieces tend to jam the machine, but a quick tilt and shake of the feeder usually fixes this. All in all, not quite worth the price given some of the issues, but it works for what I need.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By DanS on Jan 26, 2023

Jams all the time

I have tried a couple different dogfood brands in this auto feeder . It constantly jams , errors out and does not dispense food. Poor pupper winds up starving when I am out of town. This unit is unreliable

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By ItsMao on Nov 26, 2022

Best Feeder

Easy set up and an easy clean. I love that you can record your own sound for feeding time. Only thing I wish they included was a guide for the feeding portions. Other than refilling food and the occasional cleaning, it is completely hands-free. I have no worries going away for a weekend or longer that my cat will be unfed. D batteries (3) not included; however, it does run off a plug if you choose.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By catdad on Jan 20, 2023

clock quit working after 1 year, POOR QUALITY

enjoyed this feeder while it worked, it looks nice. However, the clock quit working and the automatic feeder will no longer function. AVOID THIS POOR QUALITY FEEDER.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Katie on Nov 12, 2022

Worked for 20 months until it didn't

We ordered this March 2021 to get our cat to stop waking us up at 5 am for breakfast and it was great for a while. But now weirdly, it won't dispense on the programmed times and the clock seems to be glitchy and slowing down. I can still go down and manually dispense portions, but that kinda defeats the purpose. I can't imagine if that had happened while we were away overnight so I'll be replacing with another brand.

Rated 2 out of 5 stars
By Lizb416 on Dec 29, 2022

Stopped working after 3 months

I purchased this in June and in September, the automatic feeder continuously jams, requiring me to unjam by lifting the food container to clear the 1 or 2 pieces of food that gets loose and having to reset it.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By megan on Oct 20, 2022

I'd give negative stars if I could

Don't waste your money. I spent more money on these than I would have a dog sitter and I still had to pay someone to come feed the dogs. It always seems that 1 or 2 of them aren't working. And it is rarely the same ones. Do yourself a favor and don't buy these. If I could send them back I would. I used them for 2 weeks and they started malfunctioning less than a week into use.