New location expands ‘paw-sibilities’ for Brooklyn Cat Cafe

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The Brooklyn Cat Cafe has found a new home in Brooklyn Heights.

After more than two years on Atlantic Avenue, the popular spot has moved to Montague Street. A larger storefront is allowing the nonprofit to offer more programs and save more of the city's cats.

"If someone wanted to do a birthday party or some kind of event, we would have to do it before or after hours," said co-founder of the cafe, Rachel Foster. "We now have this back space where we can really do events while still having cats and mats, yoga and stretch and snuggle."

The 2,300­-square-foot space even holds a floor-to-ceiling kitten terrarium that was created by the set design staff at “Saturday Night Live.”

Brooklyn Cat Cafe also houses rabbits, guinea pigs and even rats.

The main goal is for cats at the cafe to be adopted.

Since Jan. 1, employees at the cafe say they've had 86 adoptions and over 1,000 adoptions since they opened in May 2016.

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