Neko no Kanzume
Nakano: Cat cafe
Neko no Kanzume (Nakano: Cat cafe)
Neko no Kanzume
Open noon-8pm (Sat, Sun 11am-8). Closed Wed, 1st and 3rd Thu.
Sun: Open Sundays
no smoking: No smoking

A relatively small neighborhood establishment, "Can of Cats" is noteworthy for their very playful cats, and human staff who go out of their way to keep them entertained with a full complement of cat toys and a lot of energy. Unlike most cafes, you're allowed to pick up and hold the animals here in addition to petting them - the staff will tell you which ones enjoy it and which are off-limits.

Easy chairs and ottomans here are fairly comfortable, although the chairs tend to be occupied by sleepy felines. Cat furniture is more elaborate than average, with numerous well-used climbing towers, perches and cubbyholes. There are fifteen cats and kittens in all, so there's always some activity, and occasionally a bit of drama, although staff are quick to quell any disturbances.

See more photos and details at Animal Cafes.com.

Nakano
Nakano-ku, Nakano 5-68-9, AK Bldg 3F.
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