Cat cafes — or coffee shops that allow felines to roam about the dining area — have been around since at least 1998, but until last year were only a popular phenomenon in China and Japan. The first cat cafe opened in North America last August, and since then, more than a dozen have popped up in cities across the U.S. For the most part, these cafes also serve as adoption centers. Not all of these cat cafes are open yet, but there are plenty to pick from and others to support. From New York City's Meow Parlor to San Francisco's forthcoming KitTea, here's where to cuddle with a cat over coffee from coast to coast.
Cynthia Correa also contributed to this report.Read More