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Writing this review after several months with my kitty pass. Installation intitially was relatively easy though I found that fitting the 3 parts together was awkward. You really want to pull your door down to give yourself easy access for cutting the hole. It looks fantastic. But the double sided tape failed after a few weeks and I have since had to glue the Kitty pass back onto the door myself. So be prepared for this. They simply don't supply enough tape with the portal. Its also a little on the pricey side for what its worth, but I think the supplier gets away with the pricing because it is a superior looking design to others on the market.
We painted this blue to match our walls and it looks incredible. It came pre sanded and primed so I just painted 2 coats and it was good to use!. Our cats use it with no issues and even our 16 lb cat can get through it without complaining!
Guests have commented on how awesome it is! I highly recommend, If I had other rooms they needed unlimited access to I am sure I would buy more.
If you want to leave it unpainted it looks perfect white also. You do not need to paint it white unless you really really want too.
I'm really glad I read the reviews on here because people are right, the template is too big for the item. It seems fine when you hold the product up with only the head or tail side on but as soon as you put both sides together, you'll notice the actual size of the hole needs to be smaller to account for the tension on the inner plastic. Anyway, just make sure you check and double check to ensure you're comfortable with the arch you're cutting. Otherwise, they're SUPER cute and in my opinion, well worth the price.
Quick delivery. Great idea, however needs some tweaks. When the door was cut using the stencil, the hole was 1/2” too large all the way around. It still worked but the hole was larger than needed. Also the wood itself was very rough and when the cats go through it, cat fur sticks to it. Would recommend sanding it smooth and painting prior to installing. Also seems very expensive for what it is.