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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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Cats In Covid Crisis

Since mid-March, I’ve been delivering cats. Not in the “giving birth” kind of delivery, but in the “ordering delivery” sense, when someone wants/needs something and someone else brings it to their door. As people began working from home, they wanted a furry companion beside them, or they had the time to devote to a new […]

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Stretching & Snuggling With The Cat Café

While the good folks at the Brooklyn Cat Café have continued to rescue and care for animals over the last month, it has, like so many other neighborhood businesses, been closed to the public and suspended its popular classes. But no more! In partnership with AirBNB Experience, the Café will begin offering its popular Stretch and Snuggle […]

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Helping Cats in the Time of Coronavirus

Working from home? Schooling from home? What better time to bring a furry friend in as a foster? You definitely need some company now that you’re cooped up, and now that the kids are home, they can learn all about the care and feeding of a foster feline (or four). Our own Brooklyn Cat Cafe […]

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Kitten Bowl 2020!

Are you ready for some…kittens? Head to the Cat Café on Sunday afternoon to catch the felines in action during Kitten Bowl VII. This furocious competition returns to the Hallmark Channel, celebrating cat adoption and advocacy. Beth Stern returns to host. Each year Kitten Bowl puts the spotlight on a handful of rescues, and this […]

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Get to the Cat Café Right Meow!

Yuk it up this Thursday, November 14, when the Cat Café on Montague Street hosts a comedy night from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Tickets are $20. Comedy not your thing? Then join those flexible felines on Wednesday nights for a yoga/stretch/snuggle session, in which you’ll learn how to use active stretching to help lengthen and […]

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