They are now everywhere: Taiwan, Melbourne, New York, London and in many more cities around the world. Cat Cafes have captured many visitor’s attention in the last couple of years. The first cat cafe was opened in 1998 in Taiwan. Cat Cafes offer a very different social experience where you can have a coffee and enjoy the benefits of owning a cat by spending some quality time with them. This is great if you cannot own a cat for many different reasons.
Cat cafes are regular coffee houses that keep a bundle of cats for you to watch, pet and play with. Most cats are from rescue shelters. You will be charged a small cover fee additionally to the drinks and food you order. There a set of rules customers have to respect. For example, you are not allowed to wake up a sleeping cat or use flash when you take photos.
Take a small tour around the world to view some of world’s cat filled coffee houses:
As well, if you ever go to Tokyo and want to try something similar and new, go visit the world’s first cat pub in Tokyo. It is called the Neko Bar Akanasu. You can add this to the special places you’ve visited. So, what do you think about these concepts?