| > OK...here is a question that I'm sure has one of those "Duh!"
| > to it but its a head-scratcher to me. I have a standard lightweight
| > interior door that must be off balance on the frame because it
| > open. I need it to stay unlatched but 95% closed (to keep heat in
| > main room, but just open enough to let the cat go thru where his box
| > is). Unless its latched, it will swing fully open and away from
| > main room.
| Easy 'fix'...place a wedge door-stopper under the door. Alternately,
| be creative and use some other form of homemade door-stopper.
check it out
this door stopper is great for cats.
they can shut the door when they enter by playing with the "mouse
| Is this a closet door, or does the door lead to other useable areas of
| the house? I had this problem at my house for a while...I had to
| leave the basement door open to allow the cats 24/7 access to the
| litter box. This was NOT very comfortable, because (1) our basement
| is cold and (2) the basement door opens up into the main traffic area
| in our house.
| My solution was to install a small cat door. I thought about putting
| one on the door itself, but we have those 6-panel colonial doors, and
| a cat door would have been really ugly. In the end, I put the cat
| door in the wall adjacent to the basement door. No more cold air, no
| more open door, and still 24/7 access for the cats. BTW, my cats
| didn't like the hard plastic door, so I trained them on clear flexible
| doors (similar to 6 mil vapour barrier). Now the cats chase each
| other through the door at top speed.