Tomcat & Fatcat Install

Units come complete with an installation pack that contains the following:

1 Connector
1 Bush
1 Drill Bit

You’ll need an extra pair of hands to install your Hicat® plus a step ladder, pencil & a drill that can hold an 11mm bit - if you have a small mirror this will also be useful

After unpacking your Hicat® give the unit a good vacuum inside & out to remove any loose fibres

 
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Mark-up a hole on the ceiling in the centre of the proposed Hicat® position

 

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Remove cat

 

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Drill a hole at the centre mark at least 20mm deep using the drill bit & insert the bush into the ceiling - adding a dab of glue to the bush before you insert it will also help keep it in place over time

 

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Remove cat

 

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Install the ceiling connector in the top of the Hicat® & with the Access Holes facing you & using them to hold the Hicat® lift the unit & locate the connector into the bush keeping the unit as vertical as possible

 

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Remove cat

 

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Manoeuvring the Hicat® into position can be tricky so it's best to have someone on a step ladder with s mall mirror to guide the unit into position while you manoeuvre it

 

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When the connector is located in the bush push the bottom of the Hicat® into an upright position

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After the Hicat® is installed the connector should extend into the ceiling bush by at least 10mm

 

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As a visual check the gap between the top of the Hicat® & ceiling should be 20mm or less after installation

 

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Remove cat

 

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Rotate the Hicat® so the access holes are facing in the desired direction making sure the unit is plumb

 

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13  Remove cat

 

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Remember to give your unit a quick check over from time-to-time to make sure that the ceiling connector is correctly engaged & the unit is stable before allowing your cat to play on it

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16  Playtime