I went to the recently opened one in Manchester last week and enjoyed it, yet it made me worry. Are these lovely cats truly happy with thousands of random dicks like me coming in and stroking them? All the cats seemed happy, but not as happy as cats outside of a cat cafe.
There seems to be loads of them popping up around the country. The Manchester one certainly doesn’t seem as exploitative as others, and there’s a clear intention for the place to help with mental health problems, as they rent the place out free to people with depression, anxiety or other related illnesses. The place itself was devoid of gimmicks and seemed to be hugely accommodating to the cats. I dunno.
Do you have any big opinions of Cat Cafes?