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Cat Cafes, Popular Japan Hangouts (Video) | Care2 Causes

Cat Cafes, Popular Japan Hangouts (Video) | Care2 Causes

Cat Cafes are popular hangouts for animal loving workers in Japan who want to spend a stress free evening playing with dozens of cats that call the specialty coffee shops home. A change to Japan’s Animal Protection Law threatens the future of these kitty retreats. The new animal welfare law is designed to put an end to Japan’s late-night pet shops that sell kittens and puppies all night long, but the cafes are being incorporated into the new restrictions as well. The amendment is designed to protect young animals and allow them to rest at night. The law puts a curfew on Cat Cafes forcing them to close at 8p.m. instead of 10p.m. Cafe owners say the situation is different for the cats at their shops. The felines sleep all day and come to life in the evenings when customers arrive for playtime. They worry about how they will provide for their animals if business falls off. Be...

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