Looking for cat cafes in Michigan?
Michigan is home to some of the best cat cafes in the country. You’re sure to have a fun and unique experience when visiting one, whether you’re a cat lover or not.
Here is a list of cat cafes in Michigan to help you find one nearest to you:
Cat Cafes in Michigan
|Cat Cafe||Tel Number||Address||Website|
|Catfé Lounge||248-733-3554||Ferndale, MI||catfelounge.com|
|Kzoo Cat Cafe||269-350-4099||Kalamazoo, MI||kzoocatcafe.com|
|Karma Kat Cafe||989 773-2399||Mount Pleasant, MI||karmakatcafe.com|
Address – 821 Livernois, Ferndale, MI 48220
Phone – 248-733-3554
Website – https://catfelounge.com/
Catfé Lounge is the first permanent cat cafe in Michigan. They operate a little differently from the traditional cat cafe model of partnering with a cat shelter and fostering their cats.
They’re actually a part of the Ferndale Cat Shelter in Michigan. All of their cats and kittens are adoptable, and they have a wonderful cat lounge area where you can spend time with them.
Kzoo Cat Cafe and Rescue
Address – 1128 W Michigan Ave #1, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Phone – 269-350-4099
Website – http://www.kzoocatcafe.com/
Kzoo Cat Cafe and Rescue’s mission is to, “provide temporary housing and care to local stray and abandoned cats in a relaxed, cage-free, social atmosphere.”
That means you get to enjoy the company of cats in need of a new home while donating to a great cause and possibly helping a cat find a new forever home!
Karma Kat Cafe
Address – 612 East Broadway Street, Mount Pleasant, MI
Phone – 989 773-2399
Website – https://www.karmakatcafe.com/
Karma Kat Cafe helps homeless cats find homes, by providing a communal cat living space where you can meet and hang out with their cats.
It’s also the perfect setting for humans. For a small donation, you can use the self-serve coffee and tea bar.
What to Expect at a Cat Cafe
Every cat cafe is going to be slightly different and have its own rules. If you’ve never been to a cat cafe, however, I can help prepare you.
First of all, you should always check out their website for the latest news and info. You’ll also have to book a time slot, and might have to sign a waiver.
It’s important you know what a cafe’s rules are, as these are in place for the safety and wellbeing of the cat – and for you, of course.
As for when you’re at a cat cafe, you can expect to drink good coffee (or whatever drink you prefer), and nibble on some food as you would at any cafe.
The most obvious difference being that cats are roaming around the cafe!
Most cafe cats are from rescues and will have been selected because they are social and love human interaction.
How much interaction you get will depend on the cats at the cafe, but one thing I can guarantee about visiting a cat cafe – it’s a unique and fun experience!
How Cat Cafes Help At-Risk Cats
There is sometimes the misconception that cat cafes are there for the entertainment of customers and to make as much money for the owners as possible.
This couldn’t be further from the truth.
Every cat cafe I’ve reviewed had formed partnerships with local rescues and were taking in at-risk cats and giving them a new home.
Not only that, but most cafes make it simple to adopt any of their cats so you can give them a forever home.
Combine this with the fact that it’s harder to make a cat cafe profitable than a regular cafe and they make donations to local cat rescues, and you can see why cat cafes are a great, ethical, business idea.
So, if you want to do your part for the local homeless cats in your state, whether you can adopt a cat or not, by dropping in at a cat cafe you’re donations are going to a good cause.
Find a Cat Cafe Near You: State Listings
If you want to find more cat cafes near you or across the US, please click any of the states below to see a list of cat cafes in that state:
|Missouri||Nevada||New Jersey||New York|
*All information was as correct as possible at the time of publishing. If you can see any of the information is now out of date, please drop me a message and I’ll update it, thanks!
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