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Felines and friends find sanctuary at Hawai‘i Cat Cafe

  • Star-Advertiser video by Joel Kight, jkight@staradvertiser.com

    Hawai'i Cat Cafe is the first brick-and-mortar venture in Honolulu to combine cats, coffee and pastries. All of the cats are adoptable through a partnership with the Oahu Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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    Hawai‘i Cat Cafe owner Cindy Washburn poses with some of the cats available for adoption.

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    Domino, a 4-month-old male cat, plays with “cat concierge” Hannah Ruble at ­Hawai‘i Cat Cafe. Next to Ruble is guest Sophie Dubois, a UH student.

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    Jack Nguyen, pictured with Baby Ruth, took allergy medication before coming to the Hawai‘i Cat Cafe.

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    A view of the coffee bar area, which is separated from the cat lounge at Hawai‘i Cat Cafe.

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    Kohl, a black-and-white male kitten, plays with a stuffed mouse at Hawai‘i Cat Cafe.

A new lounge allows cat lovers the chance to sip coffee while mingling with adoptable kitties. Read more

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