San Antonio's first 'cat cafe' opens on National Cat Day

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SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio's first "cat cafe" will officially open its doors to the public on Sunday. Call it "purrfect" timing, because Sunday is also National Cat Day.

San Antonio Cat Cafe, located at 10458 Sentinel Street will open at 10 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.

KSAT 12 meteorologists Kaiti Blake and Sarah Spivey stopped by the Cat Cafe earlier this month to give viewers a sneak peak of the place.

The SA Cat Cafe website gives the following summary of what one does in the cafe:

When you first walk in to the cat cafe, you check in, sign digital waivers, and pay a small entry fee to help pay for the kitty care. Then, you go through a door to the Cat Lounge, a blissful place where you can wander around petting kitties or find a seat and let the cats come to you.

Most of the cats at the cafe are adoptable. More information on the process is available on the cat cafe website and at the shop.

The owners are very forward about their mission as a group: "We aren't here to get rich."

Instead, SA Cat Cafe is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works to find cats good homes.

Read more about the coffee shop and its mission here.