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New York City Opens Country's First Cat Cafe

Monday, May 05, 2014

Remember when Cat Cafes were just dreams that two cities, San Francisco, CA, and Portland, OR were chasing? Well, while they were busy racing to open the first Cat Café in the United States, New York City swooped in and took that badge of honor, along with 16 snuggly cats. 

The first American Cat Café is officially open in Manhattan and serving complimentary “cat’achino” cappuccinos, where guests can sip hot drinks, munch on baked goods and cuddle up with some purring furry friends.   READ MORE

The Race is On: Will San Francisco Be the First U.S. City to Open a Cat Café?

Monday, March 24, 2014

Care for a little purring animal along with that latte? Well, hopefully later this year that will be easy to arrange! The race between Portland and San Francisco has begun, as both cities are planning to open the only cat cafes in the entire United States, and both want the title (and bragging rights) of being dubbed the ‘first’. 

KitTea, founded by 3 cat lovers, plans to open its doors in San Francisco this year with the mission “to build a space that is part gourmet tea house, part cat and human oasis.” The trio says they were inspired by Japan’s cafes which have long offered free-roaming kitties for stressed out or pet-deprived customers to play with, relax around and perhaps consider adopting.   READ MORE


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