Tractive GPS CAT (with integrated collar) - Safety Breakaway Mechanism Explained

The original Tractive GPS Cat Tracker offered cat parents a GPS tracker and cat collar solution in one. This device features a safety breakaway mechanism, to ensure that your cat will always be able to break free and release the collar if necessary.

Please note: The breakaway collar is designed to help free your cat in the event it becomes caught on another object. Tractive cannot be held responsible for any injury or damage that may result from a malfunction of the breakaway collar.


How it works: Tractive GPS CAT Breakaway Mechanism


Step 1: Hold the tracker with the Tractive logo right-side up and locate the breakaway strap on the right side.


Step 2: Apply force to 'snap' the strap away from the main tracking unit. The battery and tracker will remain connected so that the tracker can continue reporting.


Step 3: The opening where the strap separates from the tracker is the breakaway mechanism.


Step 4: Snap the strap back to the tracker and ensure that it is firmly attached before letting your cat walk away.

Every Tractive GPS CAT (with integrated collar) includes the standard breakaway strap. Tractive also offers a Soft Release Breakaway Strap, sold separately, which can be opened more easily for smaller / lighter cats.

Note: this tracker has since been replaced with the new Tractive GPS Cat Tracker (available in Europe only). For this tracker, you can use an attachment clip to fasten the tracker to a collar of your choice. In general, most Tractive GPS trackers are equally suitable for cats and dogs alike. View all available Tractive GPS Trackers suitable for cats.

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