Visit Oakland, California's Cat Town Cafe, America's First Cat Cafe!

America finally has it's own permanent cat cafe now.

After months of waiting, during which people were forced to get their coffee without being entertaintained by adorable kitties, the first-ever permanent cat cafe has opened at long last. Cat Town Cafe in Oakland beat out several other cat cafes to become America's first (other than the temporary NYC pop up). Cat Cafes, while popular in Japan, aren't as easy to start in the US. Cat Town Cafe, which is run by Cat Town, a non-profit that works in conjunction with Oakland Animal Services to place cats in good homes, had to sort out complicated health code and funding issues.

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