Only in Japan

Cat Cafe sign

Osaka, Japan – Japanese love animals, but pets are often forbidden by landlords of the tiny flats where most people dwell.

The solution: cafés where pet-less patrons pay $11 an hour to hang out in a room full of felines.Cat cafés are proliferating in Japan, serving up friendship for the lonely and curious – albeit briefly.

Inside a Cat Cafe

Inside a cat cafe

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  1. I saw a program on PBS about this and it was sweet and wonderful.

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