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Congratulations to the Brooklyn Cat Cafe!

These kittens are more than just pretty faces: they’re also award winners! Congratulations to the Brooklyn Cat Café on Atlantic Avenue, winner of this year’s Atlantic Avenue LDC Annual Holiday Window Design contest. Windows on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue were eligible, and these cool cats netted a $500 prize for the […]

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Friday: Classic Mewvie Night at Brooklyn Cat Cafe.

On Friday night, join the felines at Brooklyn Cat Cafe for a screening of the 1938 comedy Bringing Up Baby starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. Tickets are $20 and include a soda and a snack; proceeds contribute to the rescue, TNR, and adoption work of Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition. The show starts at […]

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Adopting A Cat: What To Expect

On Thursday at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe on Atlantic Avenue, Mike Phillips will talk about how to successfully integrate a  rescue cat into your home in his talk “Happily Ever After: Post-TNR Tips On Bringing a New Cat Home.” He’ll offer suggestions and techniques to calm adopters, cats and rescuers at all stages of the adoption […]

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Election Night at the Cat Cafe

Scientific studies show that the company of an animal can help to reduce stress, so the good folks at Brooklyn Cat Cafe are doing their part to help us get through election night. Head to the cafe (149 Atlantic Ave, between Henry and Clinton) on Tuesday night to watch the returns (and some cat videos) […]

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This Week’s Adoptable Pets: Julie and Cici

As temperatures fall, what could be better than a feline to snuggle up with on a chilly autumn afternoon? And what could warm your heart more than giving a home to a cat that really needs one? Fortunately, our friends at Infinite Hope and Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition (and of course the Brooklyn Cat […]

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Coming up at the Cat Cafe

Tonight! Every Thursday, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe offers some kid-free kitten time, with admission limited to those 14 and older. 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Every other Saturday, including this one (Sept. 24) is also an “adults only kitten happy hour,” from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Admission to the cafe (149 Atlantic Avenue) is $5, supporting the […]

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Cats & Mats: Yoga at Brooklyn Cat Cafe on Sunday

What better way to start your Sunday than with stretching and yoga surrounded by felines? Join Luisa Noelle Howell at Brooklyn’s own cat cafe on Atlantic Avenue this Sunday morning at 9:30. A certified personal trainer and yoga guide, Howell makes her cat café debut.  Come stretch your body and your mind while spending some […]

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A Literary Evening At The Brooklyn Cat Cafe

It hasn’t been open for very long, but the Brooklyn Cat Cafe has already found its place in the fabric of our neighborhood. Widely covered by local and national media, it was most recently featured in Condé Nast Traveler, and its schedule of events for the neighborhood is in full swing. Next Wednesday, June 22, […]

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Cats With Mats: Sunday Yoga at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe

Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition’s very own cat cafe opened last weekend to brisk business  (full post to come on that soon), entertaining visitors of all ages who have packed the place at 149 Atlantic Avenue, only too happy to hang out with cats and kittens in the cozy space. But on Sunday morning (May […]

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The Kittens Are Coming!

Following the success of a pop-up café in Fort Greene last fall, Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition will open a permanent cat café on Atlantic Avenue this week, with a gala opening on Friday night followed by its official opening to the public on Saturday. “We’ve been working on it for months,” said the BBAWC’s […]

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