First one that shipped I had to get replaced bc it was broke, now the replacement is acting up and I've only had it a little over a month.. looks like this was a bad investment on my part otherwise it's been great when it's worked!!!
This is GREAT IF YOU DON'T HAVE RACCOONS! They have knocked it off the high table outside, thrown it off the porch, thus breaking the top from the bottom and spilling the contents of cat food out. Rained on, batteries dislodged and got wet. Once dried out, it started working again! Then, we then zip tied it and anchored it but they bit through the plastic top. I give it 4 stars because after all this abuse, the mechanism still works as long as the tray is still attached.
Works ok, when it works. Lasts about 6 months, then the plastic gears that turn the feeder get food debris on it and it quits turning. No way to clean the gears unless you take the whole thing apart, which I don't recommend. Cheap enough to just buy a new one. What do you expect for $40 and Made in China???