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Did you know, the International Cat Day falls on 8th August? Well, voila! It was initiated by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to create awareness for homeless cats that are also in need of love and comfort. So, calling all cat-lovers, in commemoration of International Cat Day, here are some feline friendly cafes within Kuala Lumpur and Selangor that are worth the visit.
#1 Purradise Cat Cafe @ TTDI
Built to provide home and shelter to poor kitties, the cafe is a great example of the day’s celebration. Cats of all shapes and sizes – homeless and abandon – are rescued and cared for to their best health here. Cat food for your very own furry friend are also served! Individuals who adore the feline family will find this cafe a purr-adise indeed.
- First hour: RM18 per person + complimentary beverage
- Subsequent 15mins: RM4 per person
- Full-day: RM49 + complimentary beverage
- Last session is 45 minutes before closing time
|Address||24A (First floor), Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 2, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur|
|Tel||+603 2389 0976|
#2 Good Meowning Cafe @ Cheras
With a humble menu and a spacious area, the cafe is easily a relaxing one to meet-and-greet with the lovable furries. The play area is visible from the dining area through a glass wall – so children are able to play with the various breeds of cats, whilst remaining in their parent’s line of sight. This cafe is also noted for their intensive care and hospitality for the rescued cats as well as their frequent grooming services that are open to the public.
- 30-minute session: RM7 per person *cats are adoptable (terms & conditions apply)
|Address||No 1, Jln Suasana 2/7A, Bdr Tun Hussein Onn, 43200 Cheras, Selangor|
|Tel||+603 9082 2111|
#3 Kopicat Cafe @ SS15 Subang Jaya (Coffee Cottage, Subang Jaya)
If you’re looking for a cafe that skips the scheduled play-time with adorable cats, Kopicat Cafe may just be the go-to place. While one side of the space allows you to sit, drink and chill with your fellow homosapiens, the other is for you to get down and cuddly with those furballs! And not to worry, the place is known for being clean and their cats are always at their best behaviour.
|Address||Lot 1.1, First Floor, Jalan SS15/8A, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor|
|Tel||+603 5613 0078|
#4 Si Tompok Cafe @ Bangi
Comforting food for the soul, surrounded by warm fluffiness and a clear view of cat heaven is what you’ll find here. Chow down on a variety of local and western dishes and enjoy some relaxation afterwards in the next room where you’ll get to play with the many different cats! On top of that, if you’re planning to go on a holiday where no pets are allowed, this place offers caretaking services for your precious felines.
- 1-hour session: RM10 (Adult) RM6 (Child) / per person
- Hotel boarding: RM20 / per night
*additional cat RM5
*photography space rental available (separate charging)
|Address||No 169A, Jalan 8/1, Seksyen 8 Bandar Baru Bangi, 43650 Selangor|
|Tel||+60 17924 4623 / +60 12-508 4355|
#5 CatSignature Cafe and Studio @ Bandar Baru Bangi
This 2-storey cafe is a place customers can enjoy the simple pleasures of any Thai cuisine restaurant with a hipster vibe on the lower level before ascending to a cat meow-onderland studio on the upstairs. You can find an assortment of cats here to play with, have fun and even pose with for those Insta moments!
- 45-minute session: RM10 (Adult) , RM7 (Children 3-12 years old) / per person
|Address||Jalan 8/36, Seksyen 8, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor|
|Tel||+60 19-262 4444 / +60 19-910 0024|
#6 Clawset Cafe @ Damansara Jaya
With residential pets, Clawset Cafe is a dream home for the petless individuals. It’s a place where one can find dogs too and even bring their own cats and dogs for play. And the best part is, you can let them freely roam about so your kids have no excuse of not having their dinner at the table!
|Address||36A, Jalan SS22/25, Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selang|
|Tel||+6 017-470 0618|
#7 Panda Pet House Cafe @ Shah Alam
Worried about who’s going to babysit your cats while you’re away on holiday? Panda Pet House has your back. Don’t be fooled by the cafe ambiance, this place serves as a hotel for cats and other pets alike. Separate rooms and meals are provided – so, your felines get to enjoy their stay-cay as well! The cafe also has resident cats, so there is no sweat on company. And because they understand how much you love them, you’re free to bring necessities from home as well.
- Hotel room / boarding: RM15 per day
*cats must be vaccinated
|Address||7 Jln Kepuk Tiga 19/2c Seksyen 19, 40300 Shah Alam, Selangor|
Of course, the list doesn’t end here. There are many other kitty cafes that stretch across Peninsular Malaysia from Penang down to Johor. But most importantly, these cafes are dedicated to ensure that you and your pet, experience the purr-fect visit!
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