You may have noticed that your local news or magazine is featuring a cat café, cat lounge, or cat bookstore. Usually, the goal of these spaces is to help cats find forever homes by allowing them to freely roam around safely, socialize with people, get daily affection while awaiting adoption (the human guests benefit from this as well), and create awareness of homeless cats that need to be adopted.
Cat cafés began in Taiwan, the first opened in 1998 in Taipei. It quickly became quite popular with Japanese tourists and by 2004 the first Japanese cat cafe opened in Osaka. Japan currently has over 150 cat cafes today! Soon the world took note and Korea, Austria, Hungary, Spain, France, Germany, the UK, and North America joined the movement. The first U.S. cat café was in New York and open in 2015. [Read more…]
Love cats and books? Here are a few titles that may interest you. [Read more…]
Wondering what to do while in quarantine? Well, you have come to the right place! I have a bunch of suggestions that you can busy yourself with right in this article. BOOKS! Reading is a great way to self-care as it encourages you to sit, relax, and just be. This list has funny cat books, books about real life cats, even celebrity cat books. So what are you waiting for? Dive right in and leave a comment below with your favorite book from this list.
The holidays are coming up soon. And if you’re shopping for a cat lover, look no further than this fun coloring book. The CatDala Coloring Book featured 50 inspirational mantras you can sketch in to your heart’s desire.
Coloring has been shown to be an effective way to ease stress and calm the nerves. Buy the book at amazon.com for $9.99 (and don’t forget a pack of crayons!).
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