CAT MATE Elite Super Selective Microchip & I.D. Disc Cat Flap, White -

Cat Mate Elite Super Selective Microchip & I.D. Disc Cat Flap, White

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About This Item

  • Operated with your cat’s unique microchip or I.D. Disc (sold separately) and helps keep unwanted animals out of your home.
  • The 4-way locking system gives you full control—choose between locked, unlocked, in-only and out-only and the timer function controls your cat's access to the flap, so you can keep her inside at night.
  • LCD display shows locking status, your cat’s location and when the flap was last used—this feature is good for up to three cats.
  • As long as all cats have a microchip or I.D. Disc, this flap is suitable for up to nine cats.
  • Fully draft and weatherproof brush sealed flap keeps out unwanted rain or debris.
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Door TypeElectronicElectronicElectronicStandardElectronic
Assembly RequiredYesYesYesYesYes
Technology FeatureMicrochip / RFIDMicrochip / RFIDMicrochip / RFIDMicrochip / RFID
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Questions & Answers

36 Customer Questions

I already own a young outdoor cat who is familiar with cat doors, and I'm about to take in a mature indoor cat. Would I be able to have it lock the indoor cat in, while letting the outdoor cat come and go?
Answer by ChewyJan 16, 2018
This product is designed to be used with the Cat Mate Elite Super Selective Microchip & I.D. Disc, so you can have a disc on your outdoor cat but remove the disc from your indoor cat.

Do you supply the microchip for each cat? I do not see that information here? CatMate door
Answer by ChewyJan 05, 2018
The Cat Mate Elite I.D. Disc is available for purchase separately.

How loud is the lock mechanism? My cat door is in my bedroom. Concerned about being woke up!
Answer by ChewyJul 20, 2017
The Cat Mate Elite Super Selective Microchip & I.D. Disc Cat Flap makes a buzzing sound when it opens, similar to an electric shaver.

Will this work on a metal garage door?
Answer by ChewyJan 04, 2018
The Cat Mate Elite Super Selective Microchip & I.D. Disc Cat Flap can be installed in a metal garage door. It features a self-liner up to 4-inches thick and is suitable for all single/double glazings and any panel 0-4 inches thick including metal.

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Rated 3.3542 out of 5 stars
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48 Customer Reviews

Rated 2 out of 5 stars
By NeedsWork on Jul 26, 2022

Noisy Door + distance to read microchip

Beautiful Door however the mechanism is quite noisy (scares my cat) and despite the Vet confirming his microchip, the mechanism cannot read it. I thought it would be perfect. Programming with the cat going one direction is fine but that should be added to the instruction book. The team at CatMate was very helpful in articulating exact instructions.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By DougF on May 28, 2022

Worst system ever!

So far, I have installed two of these systems, thinking the first one was a lemon. Basically, if you want to be frustrated get one of these doors. It will work for a while then stop working. It will start working again and then stop working. And this will go on for over a year until you pull out all your hair and go back to a basic cat door.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Creaturehouse on May 5, 2022

Doesn't work at all, negative stars!

It locked and unlocked inconsistently plus, you cannot program it let an indoor animal back in if they escape but not let them out. Worthless and way overpriced. It might as well just be a door flap since the locking doesn't actually work. They should be ashamed of their product. Chewy let me return it and I ordered a more expensive door that actually does what it advertises.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By MALFUNCTIONS on Feb 24, 2022


I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS CAT MATE CAT DOOR AT ALL!!!!! This cat door locks itself randomly any time and all the time, despite being in the "In and Out" mode, thereby locking our cats inside or outside and not letting them through. We have to keep the door in training mode all the time so our cats don't get locked out. WE HAVE REPLACED THIS DOOR THREE TIMES. CatMate is currently sending us a FOURTH door and I assure you it will not work either. DO NOT BUY THIS DOOR!! You will not be able to leave the house because you'll constantly be rushing to the door to unlock it for your pets. Our cats microchips programmed just fine. The microchip reader usually (not always) works to let them in. The clear indicator that this lock malfunctions is that the lock occasionally stays locked even when a cat wants OUT of the house because - as other reviewers have noted - this does not discern what animal is going out the door - the microchip reader is inside the tube/wall and only functional for those animals coming in. We've received a refund for the door, but this does not fix the fact that WE SAWED A HOLE IN OUR HOUSE FOR THIS MALFUNCTIONING PRODUCT. ARGGGGG!!!!

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By MinDonna on Mar 22, 2022

Ok product but sound scares cat

It's a good product for cat who are familiar with doors that make noises. The sound of the flap scares my cat so she won't go through it. I recommend a regular cat door not this one for new cats.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By Cleo on Oct 11, 2021

Her Own House Key

My only complaint with this item could also be my fault in assumption. In reading the title, I assumed that this item came with the I.D. Disc so I can start using it immediately. It did not. So I had to order that separately which added to the cost overall. Other than that the item itself has been working marvelously. My door is not smooth so I had to seal around the edges to ensure no air or bugs can enter and that water could not seep in and damage the door. There is a huge learning curve, at least for my little one there was/is. I bought it expecting her to use it immediately. Well, that hasn't happened fully. She was first startled by the locking mechanism engaging and disengaging. But she has started getting use to it now. I suggest keeping the flap in training mood if you are around to monitor the entry way. ease of use in programming the controls, I believe, could be a little easier. I'm tech savvy, so figuring out things is easy for me, but I believe some of the instructions need to be a little clearer. Such as putting the product into training mode, or setting the clock should be a different function from programming the lock times. That was frustrating and time consuming to me. Actually I still have set those times completely, and I only have one cat I definitely wouldn't want to do it for multiple. My little one has finally started using the flap to come in, but is still hesitant to exit through it. But, at least if she needs to avoid danger she has another avenue of escape if I'm not around. She has her own key.

Rated 2 out of 5 stars
By Catdoor on Oct 30, 2021

Doesn’t recognize chip

My cat has always had a door that works off of her chip. Her old one wore out so made this purchase, professionally installed and now it doesn’t program to her chip. I’ll be calling customer service but I can’t return it since it is permanently installed. I’ve programmed these multiple times so I doubt my call will do much good. The display is difficult to read in daylight.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By Madhaus on Sep 29, 2021

Keeps limited access to my house

This doesn't let any other animals in! I have seen it keep other cats out and have heard some attempts that failed as well! Does have a little bit of difficulty if the microchip is further back in the animal. I have added my two cats more than once, and it did pick up my SmartWatch once. I do wish the battery option was a plug-in, but it only needs to be charged once in awhile. I also wish it was able to attach to a thicker wall. Otherwise, pretty happy with it. Does the job.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Purple on Sep 10, 2021

One way lock?

Beware if you are replacing a previous version of the Cat Mate Elite Super Selective pet door. BY DESIGN, this new version only uses the id disc or microchip control for cats ENTERING the house. Any cat can go through the flap to exit the house. I ended up having to install it backwards because I'm more concerned with keeping cats in the house if they aren't chipped or wearing an id tag. And when asked why they would design the product to work this way, I got nothing but crickets. VERY unhelpful support line.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By CatDoor on May 26, 2021

My Automatic Cat Door

ID chips are sold separately. I read several negative reviews here but bought it after watching a YouTube review. The problem is that the instructions are not clear. The Cat Mate videos also don’t help. But I can tell you that it works. The door doesn’t do two-way control. When it’s set to allow both in and out, it assumes that all cats on the inside are allowed to go outside. I don’t know why, but that’s how it works. So it might not work for your situation. I also noticed that when my cat can make the door think she’s inside when she pushes on the door from the outside but doesn’t go in. I have two cats using the door. Both quickly learned to go out. Both are struggling with going in. I’m not sure if it’s the tunnel opening or what.