What is CatTracer ?

CatTracer is a GPS tracking system for cats. With CatTracer you can track your cat any time on your PC, Tablet or smartphone. You will no longer lose your beloved cat. CatTracer is a pretty, light weight device which you can easily shove onto your existing cat collar. The system has been tested thoroughly and works very well. The only thing which needs to be done now is to produce CatTracer. With this you can help!

Crowdfunding

NEWS: In December 2015 we have decided to change from GSM to LoRa data transfer. This makes CatTracer much cheaper. The LoRa network is rapidly spreading all over Europe. Lora

To bring CatTracer to the market for anyone to buy, we will soon start a crowdfunding campaign. Here you can help us to get CatTracer into production and get it to monitor your cat as one of the first customers.

Join our campaign and become one of the first of the 500 backers with one of the most price worthy offers!

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Rewards

These prices will soon change because we have chosen for a new and cheaper technology:

LoRa

How it works

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Attach CatTracer to cat collar

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Your cat goes out

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Log in to and see your cat online on a map

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See home range, position, activity and health status

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Change battery once in 2 weeks

FAQ

Is payment for CatTracer secure?

Your payment will take place with a secure online connection through safe payment providers.

How can I pay?

When you order at Kickstarter your payment will be fulfilled after the campaign has succesfully ended. When, with your help, we reach our funding goal of € 30000, Kickstarter will pay the raised funds to us minus a small administration fee. Next we will use this money to produce CatTracer.

How and where can I order CatTracer?

At first CatTracer can only be ordered through Kickstarter or in our online shop. After the Kickstarter campaign CatTracer will also become available in other webshops and stores. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter or through our newsletter and website.

What is included in the package?

In the package you will find 1 CatTracer, 2 rechargeable batteries, 1 charger, activation code and a manual.

Where can I find the general conditions for the use of CatTracer?

These terms will be published on our website.

When do I receive my ordered CatTracer?

When you have ordered CatTracer through Kickstarter, you will immediately receive information about the delivery after the first batch of CatTracers has been produced.

Because CatTracer is so small, it can be delivered safely in your mailbox. You can tick this option when ordering.

Can I pick the moment of receiving the CatTracer at home?

Yes, we can take care of that

Can my CatTracer be received at another address?

Yes, that is no problem.

I did not receive my order. What should I do?

We request you to call or e-mail us immediately. We take care of solving this problem.

What happens when I am not at home at the moment of the delivery?

The parcel will be offered again the next day.

How can I login to my CatTracer account?

You can do so with the app or on our website with your tablet, smartphone or PC.

What should I do when I lost my password?

You can ask for a new password online. This will be offered in your e-mail box.

Where can I find the activation code?

The activation code will be send to you together with the CatTracer.

How do I attach CatTracer to the collar of my cat?

CatTracer fits to every regular cat collar. It is shoved on to your own collar.

What can I find on my personal page?

Here you can find the profile of your cat and your self.

How should I activate my subscription?

You get from us an activation code. With this code you can start CatTracer’s service online.

How do I track my cat?

CatTracer sends the position of your cat through the mobile internet to a server with a secure database. By logging in with the app or through our website on your smartphone, tablet or PC you can always see where your cat is hanging out. You can never lose your cat anymore.

Which data from my cat I will be able to see?

You will see the last position, but if you wish also all positions of the previous days. Like this you can see very well where your cat has been.

How do I change my credentials?

When you are logged in on your personal page, you can easily change your credentials.

What should I do when I am not satisfied with CatTracer?

You should contact us and we together with you we will see to it.

What should I do if my product does not work properly?

You will send the product back to us and we see to it that the product will be repaired a.s.a.p.. If there is a manufacturing mistake, we will replace CatTracer immediately. In these cases our terms of guarantee will be applicable.

Why is CatTracer needed?

CatTracer makes it possible that you will never lose your cat. Besides it shows to you the secret and hidden activities of your cat at night. CatTracer shows you also if your beloved cat has enough activity and is therefore healthy. CatTracer also makes it possible that only your cat goes through your catflap.

CatTracer fits to every regular cat collar. CatTracer is shoved onto your own catcollar.

How long will the battery last?

With the default settings CatTracer will last with one charged battery for 2 weeks. One battery is in CatTracer. The other one is in the charger. Like this the battery can be quickly replaced when necessary.

How can CatTracer help with my cat losing weight?

The on board movement sensor shows if your cat has enough activity. Movement relates to burned calories. When your cat suddenly moves less and gets fatter, this could be a sign of a disease. It is then recommended to consult a vet a.s.a.p..

Is CatTracer waterproof?

CatTracer is waterproof. When your cat is out in the rain, CatTracer continues to work.

I have more cats. Do I need more CatTracers?

Yes, every cat needs its own CatTracer. There will be a discount when ordering more CatTracers.

How does CatTracer guarantee the quality of the product?

CatTracer is a high standard technological product with a customer friendly service. By responding quickly to your questions we guarantee the quality.

What if my cat is too small for CatTracer?

CatTracer is meant for (almost) grown up cats, who discover the world on their own.

CatTracer fits for every race.

Will I get a guarantee on CatTracer?

CatTracer is a high standard technological product for which you get a guarantee as with other products. After you received CatTracer, there will be a 1 year warranty.

What if my cat does not wear a collar? How do I get my cat used to a collar?

On our website you will read how you can gradually get your cat used to wearing a (safe) collar.

Is the material of CatTracer safe for cats?

The enclosure of CatTracer is made of Henkel Hotmelt, which has proved to be safe for animals. No allergic reactions are known.

Does the GSM connection have any influence on my cat?

No, there are just short GSM connections for sending positions to the server.

How and where can I recycle CatTracer?

You return your old CatTracer to us and we take care of recycling for you.

I have a complaint or remark, where can I send it to?

You send us an e-mail or you may use the service web form on our website.

How can I contact the CatTracer team?

You reach us by sending an e-mail or you may use the service web form on our website.

Is it possible to become a partner of CatTracer?

Yes, that might be possible when we think there is a good idea and there is a mutual interest.

Where can I leave my good idea?

You can send it by e-mail or you may use the service web form on our website.

How do I become backer of the Kickstarter campaign?

You become a backer by selecting one of the rewards. Next you will be linked to a payment screen where different payment options are offered. Payment takes place after the campaign has successfully ended.

How did the idea came up to make a CatTracer?

Too many cats get lost. Because our team has a lot of success and experience with GPS trackers for wildlife research, we decided to develop a similar system for domestic cats.

Who can see the data of my cat?

Only you and your family or friends, who have the login credentials can see the data.

Where can I change my credentials?

These can be changed on your personal page.

Are my personal data safe with CatTracer?

CatTracer has a secure login system. All data are securely saved in a database.

How do I contribute as a proud owner of CatTracer to wildlife conservation and research?

CatTracer has emerged from research on wild animals with GPS GSM trackers. Therefore we have decided to donate part of the profit to the conservation and research of threatened wild animals.

Why is wildlife research so important for the survival of different animal species?

With wildlife research it becomes clear how animals live, what they need and what might be wrong in their habitats. Based on sound research results direct measures can be taken to protect the animals and their habitats.

How do I contribute as a proud owner of CatTracer to wildlife conservation and research?

CatTracer has emerged from research on wild animals with GPS GSM trackers. Therefore we have decided to donate part of the profit to the conservation and research of threatened wild animals.

Why is wildlife research so important for the survival of different animal species?

With wildlife research it becomes clear how animals live, what they need and what might be wrong in their habitats. Based on sound research results direct measures can be taken to protect the animals and their habitats.

Sneak preview

The pictures show a 3D print of CatTracer’s exterior.

Reviews

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Mouse:

 “With the CatTracer app I can safely look for a piece of cheese and hide when your cat comes home.”

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Loretta Schrijver:

 “During an interview in the Dutch TV program Koffietijd I said to be very happy with this”

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Freek:

“I had lost my cat before and felt dreadful. Now he will get CatTracer, I will not be worried anymore”

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“X” man:

“Innovative, small, easy to wear, ‘catty’ and reliable.”

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“X” woman:

“Wow! My cat walks about 9 km per night! Understandable that during the day she only wants to sleep on my lap.”

Genius CatTracers

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Addy

“Walking biotechnical encyclopedia. Monitors wild animals from small to large.”

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Lena

“Catwoman and tamer of our gang.”

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Judith

“Small talk and social media expert who knows the ropes.”

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Toby

“Superb tomcat, (really) wishing to elope all the time.”

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Mitek

“Our master mind, for whom there is no IQ meter yet.”

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Bart

“Rowing with the oars you have. Commercial tiger who loves rowing.”

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Gidi

“Our Gyro Gearloose; a thoroughbred inventor.”

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