The whole concept for cat cafes began in Taiwan back in the late 90’s and the trend quickly caught on in Japan. Now it’s spread to North America and parts of Europe. They’re coffee shops where you can go and hang out with cats. Why is this becoming so wildly popular? Cat cafe’s are good for the community, for people and the cats too.
#1. It’s good if you’re feeling lonely.
There are a lot of people who don’t have space for a cat but would desperately love to have one. This is probably why it was developed in congested Asian cities first. People have the opportunity to cozy up with a cat where pet ownership is not possible.