Cat Hole Arch
Interior Door Cat Door
4" w x 6"h
1 3/8" to 1 3/4"
The Cat Hole
cat archway is designed to fit hollow and solid core doors 1 3/8" & 1 3/4" in thickness.
This pet archway allows you to hide your cats litter box in a closet,
cabinet or behind any interior door. These units are made Baltic Birch
which is easily installed and can be stained to match any interior
also features a removable brush that lines the
archway and combs the cat collecting any loose hair.
The Cathole is designed to be used with interior doors as a passage way from one area to another. They are commonly used in doors that go downstairs or to a closet or closed room that the cat litter may be staged.
For Interior Doors
Wood Frame with Brush
Doors: 1 3/8" - 1 3/4"
Fits hollow and solid core doors of 1 3/8" & 1 3/4" thickness.
Archway Dimensions: 4 x 6
Brush liner to comb away loose hair. (easily removable)
Made of Baltic Birch and can be easily stained
Easy to install
Paint or decal for a personal touch (Cat Hole comes unfinished)
|Cat Hole Arch Installation Instructions:|
This cat door comes with a very detailed set of
However, we have added the following tips to
supplement the instructions.
Some people do not spend much time doing "handy person" tasks.
us may be more like Tim Allen than Bob Villa.
And still others like to
explore products very thoroughly before they purchase.
Hopefully, these tips will help you, if you are one of the above.
The most important tip is to follow the first instruction.
This instruction says to mark the BOTTOM of the door before you
remove it at the hinge-pins.
Most of us would appreciate the humor in
someone else cutting an opening in the TOP of THEIR door -
few (very few) of
us would see the same humor - if the hole was in OUR door!
Mark an "X" on the BOTTOM of the door, before you
Remove the hinge pins by using a flat screw-driver and tapping
Some hinge pins need a pretty good wrap to get them started.
Use scissors to cut out the TEMPLATE for the cat door.
Be sure to darken the traced outline on the door
that you see it clearly when you saw out the hole.
The hole you will cut in the door will be smaller than the outer
edge of the frames.
(ie the frames will cover the hole).
precaution, place a frame over the traced outline
-- the outline should be
totally hidden underneath the frame.
"measure twice - cut once"
You may want to cover the base of the saber saw with
so as to not mar the door finish.
Carefully cut around the outline.
lady, who will go unnamed, missed the line by half an inch).
The frame just
barely covered this boo-boo.
There are four small pins
that are inserted into
pre-drilled holes in one of the frames.
One end of the pin has a chamfer (taper).
This end inserts easier.
There are two sets of screws supplied to handle different door
The black screws are for 1- 3/8" doors
and the gold ones are for 1-3/4"
(most internal doors are 1-3/8" as shown)
Insert the appropriate screws in the (3) counter-sunk
and fasten the two frames together.
||Slide the loosely fitted frame assembly over the
door - covering the opening |
Tighten screws gently to secure frame assembly to door.
each screw a half-turn and keep rotating to the next screw, until all are snug
- do not over tighten.
||Insert the (3) wooden plugs in the counter-sunk
screw holes. |
|Bend the brush and insert it into the frame assembly.
There are two "tabs" on the back of the brush.
hold the brush in place by resting on the lower screws.
The brush can be easily removed for cleaning - after it picks up
loose cat hair.
Some owners rub catnip on the brush to encourage kitty to brush
A finish can be applied to the wood frames while the
door is off or after reinstalling the door.
Reinstall the door by aligning the hinges and inserting the
Insert the top pin first and work your way down.
(be careful to
not pinch your fingers).
Interior Door Cat Door
Fits Hollow & Solid Doors | 1 3/8" or 1 3/4" thick
Includes Brush Liner | Easy to Remove for Cleaning