Unique thing to do in Vancouver #463: Cat Life Drawing Workshop!

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Vancouver has no shortage of unique things to do, whether it’s visiting a giant windmill on the top of a mountain or seeing some of the tallest Christmas trees in the world.

So if you’re constantly on the quest to find the most unique things to do in Vancouver, you’ve got to check out this hilarious workshop event at Vancouver’s very own Cat Cafe.

On select days in December and into January, Catfe will be hosting “Sketch ‘n’ Purr” cat life drawing classes, for artists of every skill level!

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Unique thing to do in Vancouver #463: Cat Life Drawing Workshop!

9 Unusual Things to Do in Vancouver in September (And Year Round – For the Most Part)

photo: Huffington Post

photo: Huffington Post

populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

September marks new beginnings and although it may not currently feel like it, the end of summer. With that being said, there are still tons of activities to partake in this month! Here’s a roundup of the most unusual ones:

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Vancouver’s First Cat Cafe is Running Low on Cats

Mittens, a cat recently adopted from Catfe. Image sourced from catfe.ca

Mittens, a cat recently adopted from Catfe. Image sourced from catfe.ca

Vancouver’s first cat cafe is finding it hard to keep felines in stock.

Catfé, located inside Vancouver’s International Village mall in Chinatown, officially opened its doors on Dec. 14. The unique business, modelled after pioneering “cat cafes” in Taiwan and Asia, is part cafe and part foster home for cats. Patrons can order a latte, then head into the special cat lounge for some quality time with cats available for adoption from the BC SPCA.

After years of anticipation and lots of legal and logistical hurdles, Catfé is off to a roaring start. “Purristas” at the cafe serve up coffee and treats. Meanwhile, “cat whisperers” lead guests into the adjoining cat lounge, which can accommodate up to 16 visitors at a time and is often booked solid. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s First Cat Cafe is Running Low on Cats

Would you Visit a Cat Cafe in Vancouver?

Cat Cafe Vancouver

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Yes, a cat cafe is a real thing. No, the cats aren’t the only thing on the menu. Cat cafes are already quite popular in a few other places around the world, namely Japan, where patrons can pay to get into a cat cafe where cats can be watched, played with, and petted.

Now, Vancouver could be getting its very own cat cafe if the city approves business entrepreneur Michelle Furbacher’s proposal. Support for the idea has already been overwhelming, and while it may be impossible to serve food or drinks at the cat cafe because of strict bylaws, Furbacher has other plans in mind.

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Would you Visit a Cat Cafe in Vancouver?