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Thursday, August 14, 2014

San Francisco's First Cat Cafe Signs Lease in Hayes Valley

Posted By on Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 1:44 PM

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Cat lovers, rejoice: KitTea, San Francisco's cat cafe, has signed a lease in Hayes Valley. Those who want to enjoy a cup of tea while cuddling with 10-12 felines will soon be able to do so at the corner of Gough and Page.

Owner Courtney Hatt has signed a five-year lease at the property, according to neighborhood blog Hoodline, and should be open within three or four months.

The cafe, which is modeled on similar places in Japan, will have two parts: a cordoned off "cat lounge" and a counter where you'll be able to order food and drinks (the cats aren't running wild over the catering portion). Cats will be snuggle- and pet-able, but they'll also be up for adoption. So if you aren't in the market for a fuzzy friend, maybe you will want to steer clear of a room full of them — especially after the cafe gets a beer and wine license.

[via Hoodline]



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