Veterinarian approved Touch-sensitive training pad emits static corrections Keeps pets off furniture, counter tops & off-limitareas Use around trash cans, bedrooms, the Christmas tree & more The Scat Mat is a touch-sensitive training pad that quicklyconditions pets to avoid prohibited areas with harmless, low-powerelectronic pulses similar to static electricity. Place the clearflexible vinyl Scat Mat in a room entrance, on your sofa, countertop or the hood of your car. The touch sensitive pad will silentlyprotect prohibited areas. When touched, the battery sends smallpulses to the mat for three seconds. These surprising little "zaps"quickly repel most pets who stay away after one or twoexposures-even after the mat is removed. Veterinarian approvedScat Mat works when all else fails. Used in conjunction with yournormal training techniques and surface cleaning (as appropriate forelimination behavior changes), the Scat Mat will help you restoreharmony to your household. Scat Mat Features: One 9 volt battery (not included) provides approximately sixmonths operation or 10,000 activations. Silent operation corrects unwanted behavior without disturbingother pets or people in the home day and night. Flexible, transparent mats are made from PVC which contours andblends into surfaces and rolls for storage. Adjustable output (low, medium, high) allows appropriatedeterrence sensations for varying sized pets. Train kittens on low, adult cats and puppies on medium and adult dogs and long hairedcats on high. Extension mats can be connected to economically increase areacovered. Scat Mat components clip together with snap fasteners. American and Canadian humane societies, the Canadian Council onAnimal Welfare, and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Associationhave deemed Scat Mats an acceptable product for use in situationswhere positive reinforcement is not effective.