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Cat Cafes in Texas in 2024: 3 Purr-fect Spots for Coffee and Cute Cats

Written by: Christian Adams

Last Updated on February 22, 2024 by Catster Editorial Team

Persian cat in a cafe

Cat Cafes in Texas in 2024: 3 Purr-fect Spots for Coffee and Cute Cats

Cats and coffee—could there be a more perfect combination? We don’t think so! Cat cafes first became popular in Taiwan and Japan before taking the rest of the world by storm. Some cat cafes simply offer a quiet place to enjoy time with the permanent cat residents, while others provide spaces where you can meet adoptable cats and apply to take them home.

If you live in Texas, we’ve rounded up three of the best cat cafes in your state, so head on out and enjoy them!

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Top 3 Cat Cafes to Visit in Texas

1. El Gato Coffeehouse

El gato coffeehouse cat cafe

Houston’s first cat café provides a temporary home for adoptable cats from Friends for Life. Since opening in 2017, they’ve rehomed 232 kitties and counting. Online booking is recommended, but once at the coffeehouse, you can choose from a wide range of food and drinks to enjoy with the cats…perhaps a LeMEOWnade or a Coconut Meowchata?

Your booking gives you one hour to spend with the cats, but you can also purchase discounted 3-hour passes for weekdays. At El Gato, you can also enjoy various events, including Yoga with Cats, Cat Lovers Book Club, Meowvie Nights, and more. Sign us up! You can also buy a range of cat-themed merchandise, including clothing, jewelry, and of course, toys for your cat!

  • El Gato Coffeehouse can be found at 508 Pecore Street, Suite A, Houston, TX 77009.

2. The Charming Cat Corner

The charming cat cafe

This large café evolved as a better way to allow members of the public to meet adoptable rescue cats in a more relaxed setting. You can interact with all the cats in different rooms, including a Victorian Parlor and even a Cardboard Box room, which is sure to be a favorite with the cats!

The cats who live at the Charming Cat Café come from the rescue organization Kitty Save. So, if you fall in love with a cat over your cappuccino, you can apply to adopt them. The Charming Cat Corner includes a coupon for the nearby food court with their admission fee, so you can choose your food and drink there and take them into the cat café.

  • The Charming Cat Corner can be found at Music City Mall, Vista Ridge, Lewisville, Dallas, TX 75067.

3. The Casual Cat Café

The casual cat cafe
Image Credit: The Casual Cat Cafe

All the kitties at The Casual Cat Café are ready to go to their new homes! The cats come from different rescue and shelter organizations, so come and enjoy a drink and snack with them while you get to know them better. You can also bring your own food or order takeout to be delivered to you at the cat café!

There’s also a retail section selling a range of cat-themed items; you don’t need to pay an admission fee to browse the selection of Canidae cat food, cat toys, and other merchandise in this area. This café also has a cat boarding facility, which is separate from the café so your cat can enjoy their own private suite while you’re out of town.

  • The Casual Cat Café can be found at 7264 Glenview Drive, Richland Hills, TX 76180.

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Things to Know About Cat Cafes

Some of these cat cafes are also open to showing different aspects of cat care, such as shaving, nail trimming, and other interesting ways to care for a cat.

There also used to be a popular cat cafe in Austin, Texas, called Blue Cat Cafe. However, it sadly had to close down. It’s rumored that it will reopen in the near future. We’ll let you know if it does!

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