Cat Town Café – the nation’s first permanent cat café – is now open in downtown Oakland to serve coffee and promote feline adoptions.
Cat Town began as a foster-based rescue organization in 2011. As shelter volunteers, they saw that some older or traumatized cats rarely made it into adoption and were even less likely to be taken by a rescue group, so they devised a plan.
The Cat Town Cafe said there were 14 adoptions in their first 12 days.
(READ the story in the San Francisco Chronicle)