"The Orlando Cat Café will include a cozy coffeehouse with comfortable furniture, premium coffee, and 12 to 15 cats roaming freely. But if you want to grab your coffee and go, that’s fine as well. The cat café will have its own entrance to comply with any health and food safety compliance guidelines. Between sips, customers will be able to pet and cuddle the critters at will. The area will consist of a 750 square foot cat lounge, a hidden room for litter boxes, with the separate space where baristas prepare coffee and snacks. Plans to serve wine and beer are also in the works."Orlando Cat Café owner and Cagan Crossings developer Sandy Cagan earlier opened Simka’s Sweets Ice Cream, dedicated to her beloved cat’s memory and love of ice cream. But she wanted to do more to help homeless cats, and when she saw a TV segment about a New York cat café, "It was like an actual lightbulb lit up over my head!” She reached out to the South Lake Animal League to make her dream a reality, and has been working at it since early 2015.
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