First Ever Dallas Cat Café at The Cat Connection

| August 2, 2015 | 3 Comments

First Ever Dallas Cat Café at The Cat Connection

Errin of the The Cat Connection

Errin of the The Cat Connection

The Cat Connection based in Dallas is a pet supply store and cat only hotel and spa.

On Saturday, August 8 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, it  will be home to the first Cat Café in Dallas for four weekends in a row.

The Dallas Café will be a first for the DFW metroplex and will feature adoptable cats and kittens compliments of various local rescue groups. Guests will be able to play with cats on a first-come-first-serve basis for up to twenty minutes. Operation Kindness will provide adoptable cats and kittens for the Grand Opening on August 8th, and be on hand to facilitate adoptions. Cat Matchers and Texas Cares will be on-site for subsequent weekends. Donations are not required but are appreciated as they will go to support local rescue.

For the launch weekend, guests will have the opportunity to indulge in specialty coffee drinks and treats in addition to meeting a special guest of honor, internet “celebrate” Sauerkraut Kitty.

While popular in Japan for decades, cat cafés have become a reality in the United States within the last year. These cafes appeal to a wide audience from those who can’t have a cat due to rental restrictions or an allergic housemate; to those looking to adopt and want to interact more intimately out of their cages to order to get a better sense of a cat’s temperament.

The Cat Connection kittenErrin West, co-owner of The Cat Connection believes the café will be, “A great opportunity for cat lovers in the area to connect with and interact with adoptable animals in a relaxed setting, hopefully increasing adoptions for local rescue groups.”

The Cat Café will be open on Saturday August 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM CT. For more event details, please visit www.TheCatConnection.com or follow them on social media. They are located at 14233 Inwood Road in Dallas.

To ensure both feline and human attendees have an enjoyable time, The Cat Connection asks that no outside animals be brought to the event. Children are allowed under an adult guardian’s supervision. A complete set of guidelines can be accessed at The Cat Connection’s website: www.thecatconnection.com

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  1. Teresa Reid says:

    Oh, this is soooo exciting!!!! Congrats to Errin and all the lovely folks at the Cat Connection for doing this. Love the idea of a Cat Café to give love to those who can’t have kitties of their own and also give the kitties who have no one a chance to be loved and maybe even be adopted! Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. Will be eager to hear how next weekend goes for you and know it will be a huge success!!!!♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

  2. Patti Johnson says:

    I totally agree with Teresa! THIS is so fantastic! I wish Errin and her lovely staff the best of luck in making this a huge success! (I just know it will be!) I love the concept of the cat cafes and think they are a marvelous way for animal lovers to connect with adorable kittehs who need a furever home and possibly even make a love match ending in an adoption! The Japanese are such cat lovers and developing this idea was truly brilliant and inspired!

    I know if there were a cat cafe in our neighborhood it would be incredibly popular!

    Thanks for a sharing this wonderful information with all of us, Jenny!

    Big hugs!

    Patti & Miss Pink Sugarbelle 🙂 <3 <3 <3

  3. plmcat says:

    i love this idea so much. all cities should have cat cafes! how fun it must be to have coffee with kitties all over the place. to me that would be heaven!

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