Forums/FAQs and Common Solutions

Does my Perfect Petzzz have an On/Off switch?

Nicole Moyer
posted this on June 03, 2009 12:59 PM

Since we strive to make Perfect Petzzz as lifelike as possible, they do not have an on/off switch. If you wish to turn your pet off, simply remove the batteries. Your pet will live up to 4 months with 2 "D" alkaline batteries.

 

Comments

User photo
sally whipple

In order to make pet as life-like as possible, you say, Petzzz therefore don't have On/Off switches?  Oh, puleeeze!  A friend of my 93 year-old mother gave her the black & white kitten Petzzz because its markings looked just like her real cat, Boo's--and I must tell you that she just loves it!  What she does NOT love, however, is that there is no way to turn it off except to get out a screwdriver & unscrew the back plate & remove the one "D" battery--not 2 as your advertisement text here keeps talking about.  Just one--and the Petzz gobbles up its juice within 24 hours running time--a pain in the patooty indeed to have to get out a screw driver & change it out all the time--especially when you are legally blind--not to mention the EXPENSE!!!   

I myself own several similar products like this and they all have a spot on a paw or between their shoulder blades or SOMEWHERE that can be pushed or squeezed to turn them Off & On--not to mention putting the switch on the BOTTOM of the animal where it can not be seen!  And in any case, in NONE of these similar products can the "switch" be seen so in no way does it detract from its realism.   I would strongly urge you to make such a modification to your otherwise adorable Perfect Petzzz...please!

                        Thank you so much for listening,

                             - s. whipple

 

 

April 17, 2011 04:37 PM
User photo
Robert Schultz

I am having the same problem, no way to shut it off. it is made in china, it would only cost a NICKLE>

BOOTS

 

December 06, 2011 06:29 PM
User photo
Carol Arena

I agree with S. Whipple--  "In order to make pet as life-like as possible, you say, Petzzz therefore don't have On/Off switches?  OH, PULEEEZE!!!  

REALLY?  How insulting to parents.  There are possibly three reasons you didn't include an on/off switch...  simple design flaw , you are in cahoots with battery manufacturers or most llikely it is a cost cutting measure!!  Like a previous poster said...  how much would it add to the cost, a nickle?  And yes, it can easily be disquised in a on/off switch in the paw or such.  Shame on you.  How many disappointed kids are there whose parents won't continually buy new batteries for a toy that can't be shut off.   

-- C. Arena

August 11, 2012 06:13 AM
User photo
lisa folston

I agree.  I always have to move this pet to the other side of the room if it's anywhere near me and my daughter isn't using it because the slight click it makes while breathing is annoying.  This should definitely be corrected!

November 28, 2012 05:52 AM
User photo
Corncjyetta

This is the rice cooker that my parents bought for me when I went to college in the fall of 1989. It’s been with me ever since, through many roommates, girlfriends, and lonely spells as an eligible bachelor. And it’s been a reliable workhorse for my young family too, regularly serving up fresh, hot, perfectly cooked rice for all five of us.

The Oster 4722 is a 10-cup rice cooker. You can even use the unit to make other foods such has soups and stews. You will find this model for an average cost of $30. Continue reading to understand about a few of its own other features. For those on a diet, you can even cook brown rice with a Zojirushi Rice Cooker. Even though it necessitates distinct proportions of water and rice, it is as easy as it could be to make it. Brown rice has a lower glycemic index than white rice and it helps you prevent abrupt peaks in your blood sugar levels.

Or, you could bypass all that by making an entire batch of pancakes all at once in a rice cooker Yes, it turns out the most ubiquitous of Japanese kitchen appliances can in fact be used to help you cook a classic American breakfast. But while the flavor of rice cooker pancakes may be traditional, their appearance is anything but. Better known for its massive, 20-cup basic electric rice cookers, Aroma bills itself as the "#1 Rice Cooker Brand" and is a perennial bestseller on Amazon. Certainly, at just $50 the Aroma ARC-526’s price is right. Rice cooker applesauce from apples, water, and cinnamon. Image via Squat the Planet Rice Cooker Bread Zojirushi 5-1/2-Cup (Uncooked) Micom Rice Cooker and Warmer Read Reviews $$ 4.8 Steel Cut Oats in Rice Cooker Ingredients

While there are many types of rice cookers on the market, there are only a few rice cooker brands worth mentioning. These are companies that have a long history of producing excellent rice cookers and they have a deep selection of rice cooker models for every price range. Some of these brand names should be familiar to you as you’ll often see reappearing throughout your searches as you compare rice cookers online or in the store. These five best rice cooker brand names are very popular with consumers and their rice cooker models have received rave reviews worldwide
Best Rice Cooker Reviews |
Initial models did not have a keep-warm feature and the cooked rice cooled down too quickly, thus it was often necessary to move the cooked rice to heat-insulated serving containers. In 1965, Zojirushi Thermos company started selling electric rice cookers with a stay-warm function, using a semi-conductor heat regulator. The product sold 2,000,000 units per year. Other makers soon followed suit. The stay-warm function can typically keep rice warm for up to 24 hours at a temperature high enough to suppress growth of Bacillus cereus , a cause of food poisoning Another notable improvement was the use of electric timers.


October 29, 2014 05:47 AM