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It’s Cat Day! The one day in Japan that celebrates our feline friends. In honor of this occasion, we’ve put together a list of a dozen cat cafés around Tokyo, so even if you don’t have a furry face waiting for you at home, you can still enjoy some time with kitties on their special day.

1. Nyafe Melange (ニャフェ・メランジエ)

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Overlooking the bustling streets of Shibuya, this café is home to 23 cats that enjoy lounging on their specially-made wall perches.

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Address: 1-7-13 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku
東京都渋谷区恵比寿1-7-13
Open 12:00 to 20:00 (Sun – Thurs), 12:00 to 21:00 (Fri – Sat)
Phone: 03-5449-4024
Website

2. Hapi Neko (ハピ猫)

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A beautiful café with a large open window and interior that makes you feel right in your own living room. This café is home to 16 cats and even has its own manga dedicated to the shop’s occupants.

▼ These little fluff balls are extra clean thanks to their sink bath.cat bath

Address: 2-28-3 Dōgenzaka, Shibuya-ku
東京都渋谷区道玄坂2-28-3
Open 11:00 to 22:00
Phone: 03-3770-1328
Website

3. Cat Cafe Kyariko Shinjuku (猫カフェ きゃりこ 新宿店) 

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If you want to be surrounded by felines, this is the place to go. You’ll never be lonely amongst the shop’s 50 cats.

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Address: 1-16-2 Kabukichō, Shinjuku-ku
新宿区歌舞伎町1-16-2
Open 10:00 to 22:00
Phone: 03-6457-6387
Website

4. Cat Cafe Nekorobi (Cat Cafe ねころび)

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You’ll get to know the cats at Nekorobi really well. Each feline has their own extensive online and in-store profiles including baby pictures, head shots, and videos.

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Address: 1-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku
東京都豊島区東池袋1-28-1
Open 11:00 to 22:00
Phone: 03-6228-0646
Website

5. The rest area where cats are 229 (猫の居る休憩所299)

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As the name implies, you’ll be able to relax while you pet a kitty at this café. With complementary slippers for each guest and plenty of comfy couches, your stress is sure to melt away at “The rest area where cats are.”

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Address: 1-23-9 Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku
東京都豊島区東池袋1-23-9 5F
Open 11:00 to 22:00
Phone: 03-6914-0071
Website

6. Neko Maru Cafe (猫まるカフェ Ueno)

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This cat café near the famous Ueno Park regularly updates their shop blog so you can check in with your favorite kitties from home.

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Address: 7-2-2 Ueno, Taitō-ku
東京都台東区上野7-2-2
Open 11:00 to 2:00 (Mon – Fri), 10:00 to 22:00 (Sat), 10:00 to 20:00 (Sun)
Phone: 03-5826-2501
Website

7. Temari no Ouchi (てまりのおうち Cat Cafe)

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This is undoubtedly the most whimsical cat café in Tokyo. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a fairytale starring 17 cats!

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Address: 2-13-14 Kichijōji Honchō, Musashino-shi
武蔵野市吉祥寺本町2-13-14 3F
Open 10:00 to 20:00
Phone: 0422-23-5503
Website

8.  Cat Cafe Kyariko Kichijoji (猫カフェ きゃりこ 吉祥寺店)

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The Kichijoji branch of Cat Cafe Kyariko is just a few seconds walk from the Kichijoji Station, allowing anyone to pop on by and pet a kitty cat.

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Address: 1-5-7 Kichijōji Minamichō, Musashino-shi
武蔵野市吉祥寺南町1-5-7 雪ビル4F
Open 10:00 to 22:00
Phone: 0422-29-8353
Website

9. Neko JaLaLa (ねこ JaLaLa)

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This is one snuggly café with a very unique group of cats. From huge Maine Coons to exotic Abyssinians, this is the best place to go if you want to spend time with unusual felines.

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Address: 3-5-5 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku
東京都千代田区外神田3-5-5 1F
Open 11:00 to 20:00
Phone: 03-3258-2525
Website

10. Cat Cafe nanny (猫カフェ nanny)

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This Akihabara café was made to be more of a cat house than a cat café. Enjoy this cat paradise!

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Address: 4-8-3 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku
東京都千代田区外神田4-8-3
Open 11:00 to 21:00
Phone: 080-4237-5310
Website

11. Calaugh Cafe (猫カフェきゃらふ)

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You can enjoy alcoholic beverages at this cat café every day starting from 6:00pm. Just don’t get too tipsy, the cats don’t like drunkards.

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Address: 2-19-13 Kaminarimon, Taitō-ku
東京都台東区雷門2-19-13 浅草駅前ビル2F
Open 11:00 to 22:00
Phone: 03-6231-6050
Website

12. Cat Cafe Asakusa Nekoen (Cat Cafe 浅草ねこ園)

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Enjoy a lovely view of Tokyo Skytree from this sixth floor cat café. The furry residents seem to enjoy the view too.

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Address: 3-1-1 Asakusa, Taitō-ku
東京都台東区浅草3-1-1
Open: 11:00 to 21:00
Phone: 03-3876-3813
Website

Source: Naver Matome