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Caturday comes early this week in NYC

Purina ONE (sponsor of the True Nature of Cats month you may remember from a while back) has opened the first Cat Cafe in North America. Lucky NYC residents can visit the Cat Cafe through April 27th, from 10AM to 7PM. The Cat Cafe is located at 168 Bowery, New York, NY 10002.

The Cat Cafe offers free coffee and snacks, will be hosting speakers talking about cat health and behavioral issues, and is “staffed” with adoptable cats from the North Shore Animal League America.

cat cafe

Isn’t that kitty adorable? If you live in NYC you can visit AND give her a forever home. And you totally should.

Speaking of the True Nature of Cats Month, gosh that seems like a lifetime ago. Poor Kimble was dying, although I didn’t have the heart to tell you all then. Cinnamon was quite fat when we started. She had trimmed down by the end of the month. Now she is – I hope this doesn’t sound like bragging – the perfect weight.

She and I have worked out a way for her to communicate when she’s ready to play. (She picks at one particular corner of the carpet, then dashes back and forth a few times.) I always heed her request. She likes an intense play session with her favorite toy, 5-10 minutes per session, 1-3 times per day. Not only does it keep her trim, it also exhausts her and keeps her from bothering me quite so much when I’m trying to work.

3 comments to Caturday comes early this week in NYC

  • When you said Cat Cafe, I was picturing a room full of cats sipping cream and nibbling kibble while their owners were tied to the bike rack out front…

  • Pamela

    “…quite so much…”
    Emphasis on “quite.” No doubt.

  • Melissa

    I wish they had these everywhere! I would frequent them for sure even though I have my own kitty at home.