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Story Publication logo April 28, 2016

US Cat Cafes Grow in Popularity

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The Pulitzer Center and The College of William & Mary continue their unique initiative to provide...

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Cat cafes are growing in popularity in the United States. Organizations like foster networks and cat cafes are crucial for sensitive and sometimes traumatized cats, who are faced with either euthanasia or prolonged misery depending on the kind of shelter where they live. Cat cafes rescue less "adoptable" cats from the stressful shelter environment to quiet, open spaces where they can adjust to the presence of humans and, with time, come out of their shells, showing their true colors as sweet, playful, and friendly cats ready for a new home.

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