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FAQ: Invisible Fence for Cats

By Invisible Fence® Brand on 10-15-2019
Before buying an electric fence for cats, pet owners want to know more about Invisible Fence® Brand, static correction and our complete indoor and outdoor solutions. That’s why we created a blog series called “Things to Know About Invisible Fence,” where we address frequently asked questions about topics including:
  For this blog, we breakdown Invisible Fence for cats.
At any point while reading, if you’re interested in a custom quote for your yard and your pets, you can schedule a free consultation here!

Are there electric fences for cats?

Yes! Cats can be successfully trained to use Invisible Fence, both outdoors and indoors.

How does a wireless cat fence work?

Wireless cat fences work the same as wireless dog fences! The key is finding a company with enough correction levels and settings to adjust the Invisible® Boundary for the size, age, temperament and needs of your cat – whether that is an in-ground cat fence or an Indoor Shields® Unit.

What is the best wireless cat fence

Well, we’re bias. But our customers tend to agree with us that Invisible Fence is the best wireless cat fence on the market. Watch this video to see how Invisible Fence keeps Nacho the cat safe.

Unlike most dog fences, Invisible Fence shrunk our collar unit from 13 oz to 3 oz, so small dogs and cats can wear it comfortably. Our featherweight MicroLite® Computer Collar® Receiver is the smallest and most advanced collar available. In addition to comfort, we also provide the most customization and animal-behaviorist approved training, so pet owners can be confident teaching their cat to stay in the yard.

Is Invisible Fence safe for cats?

Some worry that an electronic pet collar, well suited to a Lab, will look and feel like overkill on a cat. But weighing in at just an ounce, our featherweight MicroLite Computer Collar Receiver is the smallest, most advanced, collar on the market.

Whether you have an indoor cat vs outdoor cat, Invisible Fence has the tools to keep your cat safe outside and inside. Read our blog for more cat safety tips (and a super cute video of Whiskey the cat, another Invisible Fence graduate).

How do you train your cat to use Invisible Fence?

With time and patience! Our exclusive Perfect Start™ Plus Training Protocol was developed in collaboration with leading animal-behaviorists around the country to ensure dogs and cats learn boundaries without fear or distress. We believe training and technology should be customized to every pet’s individual needs and behaviors, including cats. Our certified trainers take into consideration factors such as:
  • Breed
  • Size
  • Age
  • Temperament
  • Behavior
  • Motivation
  • History with Static
  • Household Needs

Schedule Your Free Consultation

Ask your local dealer about Invisible Fence Solutions for cats today. Afterall, what’s the use of nine lives if you can’t enjoy them?


Tags: Cats, FAQ