Cat lovers in San Francisco are looking forward to the opening of the United States’ first ever cat café. What is a cat café? Made popular in Japan which has over 100 of these, a cat café is a place where patrons can go to get their coffee or tea fix and their cat fix! The establishment supplies the beverages and the cats and all you have to do is show up with a little bit of cash and plenty of love to give. While many city dog lovers have found dog-friendly patios and happy hours to which their pooch can accompany them, cat lovers are still out of options– until now.
KitTea is a kitten-filled tea house project that is currently still fundraising, but proposed to open in Summer 2014. If all goes according to plan, Bay Area cat lovers can visit, relax, and sip on tea while being entertained by the antics of young kittens. What’s even better is that all of the felines will be adoptable which is a great way to get cats and kittens into homes.
Many cat lovers all over North America have been wishing for a cat café to pop up in their area and think that San Francisco is a great place to start. I can confidently speak for the rest of Trupanion that we hope this idea will catch on so we can have a local kitty café in Seattle sometime soon!
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