As our schedules become more and more jam packed, having the option to automate daily chores, such as feeding the cat, can be a real time saver. Plus, it just feels good to know your feline bestie has a nice full belly. Pet product manufacturers have smartly recognized this need of pet parents everywhere, and there are now dozens of available these days. To help you figure out which option is right for you, we researched the internet's favorite models and broke them down based on the features cat owners care about most.
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Whether you’re looking for a no-frills, basic gravity feeder or a full-fledged product to program perfectly timed and portioned meals, we’ve got the best automatic cat feeder options to fit your—and your kitty’s—needs. Read more...More about Tech, Cats, Shopping, Pets, and Mashable Shopping
BEST OVERALLPetSafe Healthy Pet Simply Feed Automatic Feeder
For pet parents who want to program multiple daily meals in set portions, the PetSafe Healthy Pet Simply Feed Automatic Feeder is your best bet.
BEST IF YOU WANT COOL FEATURESWESTLINK 6L Automatic Pet Feeder Food Dispenser
The WESTLINK 6L Automatic Pet Feeder Food Dispenser has all the bells and whistles cat owners want in an automatic feeder.
BEST FOR CATS WITH SPECIAL DIETSSureFeed Microchip Pet Feeder
If you have a multi-cat home where one feline requires a special diet or medication, the SureFeed Microchip Pet Feeder can give you peace of mind the right pet is consuming what they need.
BEST BUDGET PICKPetSafe 5-Meal Automatic Feeder
BEST SPLURGEWagz Smart Dog Feeder
BEST GRAVITY CAT FEEDERVan Ness Medium Auto Feeder
BEST SMART FEEDERPetSafe Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder
BEST FOR WET FOODGemPet 5 Meal Trays Automatic Pet Feeder
BEST FOR INDEPENDENT CATSAmazonBasics Self-Dispensing Gravity Pet Feeder and Waterer
If your pet can be trusted, there's no reason not to go with this product.
BEST FOR PAMPERED CATSWOPET Automatic Pet Feeder
Its sleek design will make dry cat food seem a bit more attractive.
BEST FOR SMALLER CATSIseebiz Automatic Cat Feeder
Reviewers say this voice-recorder-included pet feeder is "indestructible."
BEST AFFORDABLE SMART OPTIONBELOPEZZ 6-Liter Smart Pet Automatic Feeders
This feeder has all the bells and whistles (and great reviews) at a great price.