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Victoria W
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How do I get my 6 year old cat to use a new cat flap?

She is a 6 year old Russian Blue who we have had for 2 years and has always been let in and out. We have now got a cat flap installed that has a magnetic seal on it (just to keep the draught out). She will push the flap open and come in and out of it if you break the magnetic seal and hold the flap open slightly, but we cant get her to push it open on her own. We have had it for about 2 weeks and she seems to know that she can get through it, but cant work out that if she pushes it hard enough, she will be able to get through it herself.

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