The rise of cat cafes

Be warned, felines are taking over. And they’ve trained their gaze on cafes
Curated By: Madhu Kapparath, Anjali Thomas
Published: Feb 27, 2015
The rise of cat cafes

Image by : Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

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  • The rise of cat cafes
  • The rise of cat cafes
  • The rise of cat cafes
  • The rise of cat cafes
  • The rise of cat cafes
  • The rise of cat cafes
  • The rise of cat cafes
  • The rise of cat cafes
  • The rise of cat cafes
Tea, scones and cats in London
When Lauren Pears opened Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium in March 2014, she was overwhelmed by the response; tables were booked right up to June. Within the first week, she got nearly 7,000 bookings. Yes, people are reserving seats to indulge in tea, scones and cats in London’s first cat cafe. At last count, there were a dozen cats who have designated play areas, wooden beds, a giant hamster wheel and grass-covered pedestals where they can sit and watch the world go by