Tomcat & Fatcat Wall Fixing Kit Install

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

1 Fixing Block
2 Fixing Screws
2 Fixing Plugs
1 Connecting Knob
1 Washer
1 Drill Bit

Installing your Hicat® will be easier if you have an extra pair of hands & you'll need a step ladder, medium size cross headed screwdriver, tape measure, pencil & a drill - if you have a stud/joist sensor this will also be useful & if fixing into masonry you may need a specialist drill bit

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

 

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Install the Wall Fixing Kit to the wall towards the top of the Hicat® making sure you've avoided obstructions & that when installed the internal shelves & features of the unit don't interfere with the Wall Fixing Kit

NB also remember that if you are fitting a Hicatch toy that you will need to factor this in to the positioning of the Wall Fixing Kit

 

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The supplied Fixing Plugs are universal & suitable for fixing into plasterboard, timber or masonry - installing into plasterboard will give a secure fixing & you can also secure through plasterboard into a stud or joist

 

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Remove cat

 

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Your Hicat® can be rotated & fixed with the Access Holes facing in any direction

 

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Hold the fixing block in its installed position & mark-up along the top edge of the fixing block then unscrew the fixing bracket & use this as a guide to mark-up the fixing holes on the wall

 

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Drill the fixing holes making sure they are at least 55mm deep into the wall & then install the fixing plugs into the holes

 

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Screw the fixing bracket on to the wall with the fixing block face-up then re-attach the fixing block to the fixing bracket

 

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Remove cat

 

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Next mark-up & fix the Hicat® to the fixing block by drilling a hole in the unit where the fixing block will attach - mark the height of the fixing block connecting hole on the Hicat® then use the drill bit to make a hole throught the unit

 

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Install the connecting knob from inside the Hicat® making sure that the washer is fitted between the knob & the inside surface of the unit

 

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Remove cat

 

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Remember to give your Hicat® a quick check over from time-to-time to make sure that the fixing block is secure & the unit is stable before allowing your cat to play on it

 

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Playtime