This is my third dish purchase. My first two are about 7 years old and still function perfectly. Added my newest Newfoundland in August and tried to do without one for her, but ultimately gave in because I like the food storage option along with the elevated feeding surface. Most importantly, and as always, Overstock had the best price with shipping and very quick delivery.
I purchased this Polywood feeder after 2 previous raised feeders broke, or looked deplorable after only a few months. This feeder is a nice, neutral cream color, with a faux wood texture. It has very deep stainless bowls and cleans up like a dream. No veneer to "peel" off, no wrought iron to rust. It's sturdy and contemporary and perfect!
This is one of the best inventions ever. I love this feeder. I got the 10- lb capacity for my one cat who is mostly outside. Really comes in handy when Im away. I know other neighborhood cats cant gobble up food and ants dont collect on left over food. Perfect portion size and set times also holds enough food to feed 1 cat over long period of time. Overall very satisfied with this product.
I've had this feeder for years now and it's been the best thing for my cats. The cats are familiar with the sound of the food dropping and have gotten comfortable with the 3-meal schedule with relative ease. Contrary to previous reviews, it is *not* difficult to program and I fold the directions up and tape it to the bottom of the machine so JUST in case I forget how to program it, they're right there for me. You only need to program it once per battery change (I've changed the batteries about once every 18 months and it is used 24/7) and programming it takes *maybe* 2 minutes. It's very similar to changing the time on an alarm clock... push one button for menu, another to select. The large capacity is great for dogs OR people with multiple cats and the food reservoir keeps the food fresh, which is doubly awesome. There is a low-battery indicator so you know when it's time to change the batteries and it gives you a solid 2 weeks to get new batteries in my experience. This is a fantastic food dispenser for a procrastinator like me ;-) This was the best pet food-related purchase I've had in years AND has lasted years and is still going strong. It's been so great I even recommended it to my own vet, who took the recommendation and loves her machine for her own cats equally as much; so much so that she's been passing on my recommendation to other pet owners since her own acquisition! If you can program an alarm clock, you can program the LeBistro!
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