Cat cafes may have originated in Asia but nowadays they seem commonplace in Western countries. I guess it’s the new hip thing. One even opened up in my town this year. When I lived in Europe, of course I visited a few cat cafes. The last one in December 2014 was Pee Pee’s Katzencafe in Berlin. We went quite out of our way to find it, and ended up taking a taxi from the city center as it was cold as hell and we didn’t want to walk. We were rewarded with a bright and cosy home-style restaurant with two playful feline residents.
I must note that cat cafes usually house more than two cats. In fact, Cat’s Attic in Seoul has more than 20 running around! I’d imagine that can get a bit chaotic at times. Luckily Pee Pee’s was very quiet when we stopped by so Pelle and Caruso, the two tabby brothers, had plenty of time to spend with us. They were very energetic, running around, chasing each other non-stop. Again, this is unusual for a cat cafe – in my experience, cafe cats are almost always sleepy and unsociable. It makes sense – cats at busy locations probably get worn out from all that human interaction.
Pele and Caruso were adopted by the cafe’s owner after being found abandoned in a box on the street as kittens. How sad! But the story has a happy ending. The two cats clearly love the attention they get at Pee Pee’s. Even the cafe’s website states that they love being petted by customers.
There is no cover charge at Pee Pee’s Katzencafe but you are expected to order something from their lovely menu of home cooked food. Hubby and I ordered a vegetarian quiche and slice of carrot cake to share. They were both absolutely delicious! Even if this were just a normal cafe, it’s certainly worth stopping by for the delicious food, quaint decor and relaxed atmosphere.