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Cat Cafe To Expand Thanks To $165,000 Grant

Already home to dozens of cats, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe will soon be able to accommodate even more homeless felines, thanks to a $165,000 grant from the New York State Companion Animal Capital Projects Fund. The Cafe will use the money to develop the second floor of its home at 76 Montague Street, enabling it to […]

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At Brooklyn Cat Cafe, Love Conquers All–And Earns A $50,000 Grant

Money can’t buy you love, but love can get you money– $50,000 to be exact. Andrew grew up afraid of animals, so the Brooklyn Cat Cafe was not exactly a dream date location for him. But when his girlfriend Colleen suggested that they visit, he reluctantly went along. A petite dilute Tortoiseshell with a badly […]

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Vote TODAY for the Cat Cafe to receive $25,000!

You’ve got until 2pm today to help our beloved Cat Cafe win an additional $25,000 from Petco Love. Vote here in the People’s Choice Competition; the top five stories with the most votes will earn additional grant funding from $5,000 to $25,000. On Tuesday, the Cafe was surprised with a $35,000 check from the organization, the […]

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The Stars Come Out For The Cat Café

Seth Meyers. Paula Poundstone. Téa Leoni. Ophira Eisenberg. Lance Reddick. John Doman. Reshma Shetty. Laura Brown. And…Newt. This is the star-studded line-up hosting Thursday night’s Turning Five and Feline Fine, a streaming event that will celebrate the Café’s fifth anniversary with comedy, features about cat rescue, and cat videos, the holy grail of the internet. The […]

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Happy Anniversary To The Cat Café

It’s time to pawty! Five years ago, the Brooklyn Cat Café opened its doors on Atlantic Avenue. So successful that it quickly outgrew that space, the Café moved to 76 Montague Street two years later, significantly expanding its operations, and in 2019, more than 30,000 people from around the world visited the Café, with hundreds more attending […]

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Meowvelous News!

Several weeks ago, Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition, the non-profit behind the Cat Café, announced that it had received a $25,000 grant from the ASPCA as part of the ASPCA’s Relief and Recovery Initiative, which has provided $4 million in funding for animal welfare organizations that have been affected by the pandemic. The Café certainly falls under […]

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Caroline McCarthy’s Cat Café Gift, And How You Can Help

I think I followed Caroline McCarthy on Twitter before I knew that she was a neighbor or that she liked cats. She’s smart and funny and savvy and measured, and in the midst of a medium too often characterized by the incendiary, I found her tone reassuring, her insights an incentive to further reflection, rather […]

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The Cat Café Needs Your Vote

  $25,000 is up for grabs from the Petco Foundation, and your vote can help bring that money to the Cat Café and the hundreds of cats it has helped over the last few years. The Petco Holiday Wishes campaign has selected the story of Caroline and Bast as one of 50 national finalists. When the pandemic hit, […]

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EXTENDED! Cat Cafe Drive For Supplies

As we noted last week, the Cat Café is collecting clean towels, blankets, sheets, and pet beds for NYC’s Animal Care Centers. Initially slated to wrap up on Aug. 28, the drive has been extended until this Friday, September 4.  In addition, the Café is seeking donations of newspapers, either tied up or in bags, which volunteers use […]

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Cat Café Collection for Animal Care Centers

The city’s municipal animal shelters–which are required to accept any animal brought to it–are in need of clean towels, blankets, sheets, and pet beds. Our own Cat Café is coordinating collection, saving you a trip to the borough shelters. You can drop off items at the Café until Friday, August 28, from 10am – noon and 6 […]

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