If this is the newest trend in cafes, consider us on board: a tea house/cat cafe is opening in San Francisco in summer 2014, and it will serve as a haven for humans who need to chill out and adoptable cats who need to find homes. Oh, and it’s called KitTea. Can it get any better?
According to the cafe’s website, the cats come first. “The well-being of the cats comes far before the business of tea. This is a passion project that is very close to our hearts and souls. Much of our proceeds will be going toward the cats and their daily care and we will be working hard to responsibly find each cat a happy home that is a good fit for both human and feline.”
Resident cats will be selected based on personality and level of socialization, plus comfort in a space shared with lots of humans––the cafe owners say the max will be 30-35 at a time––and at least 9 other kitties looking for homes. All of the cats will come from a local San Francisco shelter, and adoptions will be managed on site.
We think this is an awesome idea, and would love to see it thrive and spread to other cities. What do you think––would you hang out at a cat cafe?
To learn more, visit KitTeaSF.com.