Posts tagged "cat cafe"

Micro Pig Cafes Are All I Need In This World

In internet years, cat cafes are already past their prime, and a path has been carved for some new critter-focused coffee establishment to take the limelight. Enter London’s new micro pig cafe! For just one long weekend in May, a pop-up pig cafe called the Pignic (see what they did there?) will provide guests with the changes to…

By: Claire Hannum / March 31, 2015

NYC Is Finally Getting Its First Real Cat Cafe!

New York City has dabbled in cat cafes by hosting pop-ups, but the real deal has finally hit the city in what is now the Christmas present ever. Meow Parlour, on New York City’s Lower East Side, will open its doors December 15 and is already accepting reservations! Customers can rent time in the cafe and spend…

By: Claire Hannum / December 13, 2014

New York City Has Its Own Pop Up Cat Cafe Because Dreams DO Come True

Breaking, Earth-shattering news: New York City has its very own cat cafe.
The downside is that the cafe is a pop up, and it only lasts from today through Sunday, April 27. Cat food company Purina One launched the cafe to benefit North Shore Animal League, a Long Island rescue organization that the largest…

By: Claire Hannum / April 24, 2014

San Francisco Is Opening A Cat Cafe

Another reason to drop everything and move to San Francisco: a tea house/cat cafe called KitTea is planned to open in spring 2014. KitTea will be a “zen retreat” for both human and homeless cats: humans for tea drinking/feline-snuggling and cats for the opportunity to be adopted. KitTea will partner with a local cat rescue…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 23, 2014

I Don’t Really Understand The Appeal Of Japan’s New Owl Cafes

Is it just me, or does the concept of an owl cafe not quite possess the same appeal as their predecessor, cat cafes? A bird of prey is not exactly my ideal coffee ‘n’ crumb cake companion … but as Japan would have it, “fukurou” cafes offering owl-themed food and drink are all the rage,…

By: Rachel Krause / October 30, 2013

Let’s All Go To The Cat Cafe, Shall We?

The Japanese are generally better at everything — including cats. For years, they’ve had cat cafes, where overworked people with not enough space can go to pet kittens. Now some cat-tastic enterprising Londoners are trying to take that idea global. They want to open a lovely space called Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium, where cat lover…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 5, 2013

Tokyo’s Cat Cafes Threatened By Changes To Japan’s Animal Protection Law

Times are looking tough for Tokyo’s cat cafes, where feline aficionados can drop in for tea and some time with a cat.

At most such establishments, it’s the post-work rush that brings in the most cash, with tired and harried professionals dropping by on their way homes to pet and play with the…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / March 3, 2012