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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about the product

What is Oscillot?

Oscillot® is the revolutionary system that is designed to keep pet cats safely and effectively contained to their own garden. Cats use a jump-grab-climb action to scale walls, Oscillot® is designed to counteract this technique by preventing the 'grab'. The system itself consists of a series of four-bladed aluminium paddles, which are mounted along wall lines between end posts containing bearings. When a cat tries to jump and scale the wall, they place a paw on the paddle, which then spins; the cat cannot get traction and falls safely back to the ground. Oscillot® is fast-becoming the most popular choice for cat owners to contain their feline family members because it is designed for fast installation, there are no wires, cages, netting, or electric shocks, it is very unobtrusive and blends aesthetically with your garden and manufactured from high quality materials.

What is Oscillot made from?

Oscillot® is made from several components including the Paddle, Dual Knuckle Post Kit and Bracket. The Paddles are made from high quality extruded aluminium that is then powdercoated to its final colour. The Dual Knuckle Post Kit is made from long lasting, hardwearing acetal plastic that is designed to withstand outdoor weather extremes. The Bracket is made from stainless steel that is then powdercoated in a black colour finish.

What lengths does Oscillot come in?

Oscillot® is available in Cat-Proof Fence Kits ranging from 2 metres up to 100 metres. Each Cat-Proof Fence Kit is made up of Paddles which are all a standard 2 metres in length. The Paddles can be cut down to size as required. 

Is there a warranty on the product?

Will installing Oscillot keep stray cats OUT of my yard?

We don't promote Oscillot® to keep cats out as such. Whilst having Oscillot® installed around the perimeter of your garden can certainly help to deter neighbouring and stray cats from entering your property, it is not fool-proof. Cats may still find a way to enter using trees, tables etc. in the neighbouring yards to get up and over the system and into your garden,

Does Oscillot spin or make noise in the wind?

No. Oscillot® has one weighted blade to prevent spinning in the wind. The paddles won't spin unless touched, even in gale force conditions.

Questions about installation

Is there a minimum recommended fence height for installation of Oscillot?

Yes. We recommend that Oscillot® be installed on walls at a minimum height of 1.80 metres or 180 centimetres. This is the height at which the system has been extensively tested and demonstrated to be reliably effective.

What can I do if I don't want to install Oscillot myself?

Although we do not offer on-site measure & quotes or installation services, we have a list of Installer contacts across Australia offering their services for the installation of Oscillot®. Click here to find an installerOur comprehensive Installation Guide contains everything your Installer will need to know.

Can Oscillot be installed on balcony balustrades/ walls?

Balcony balustrade/ fences generally are not suitable because the minimum recommended height for installation of Oscillot® is 1.80 metres. Balcony balustrade are generally between 1.2 metres and 1.5 metres, which is too low and Oscillot® will likely not be effective when installed at such a height. The risk is heightened when installing Oscillot® against our recommendations in an apartment or unit that is several stories off the ground, because the cat may jump up, causing the paddles to spin, the cat will become off balance and the Paddles rolling may cause the cat to fall out of the balcony, rather than back in, resulting in a long fall to the ground.

Do I need to get my Neighbours permission to install Oscillot?

We recommend that you obtain permission from your neighbour in writing if you plan to install Oscillot® on top of a shared wall.

Do I have to get Local Council approval to install Oscillot on my fence?

Local Council approval is generally not required to install Oscillot. However, to avoid issues arising, we recommend checking with your Local Council and getting their response in writing before installing.

Questions about purchasing

How can I buy Oscillot?

Oscillot® is now available in the Middle East. You can purchase Oscillot® Cat-Proof Fence Kits online on our shop page here. If you would like to speak to us before purchasing please contact us.

Which payment methods are accepted?

Our online store accepts most major payment methods including VISA, MASTERCARD & PayPal

Where is my order coming from?

All orders are despatched from our warehouse in Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates.

How long will it take to receive my order?

What is the refunds & returns policy?