8 Stress Reliever Pet Cafes

in the Metro

By Kyzia Maramara

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If you find you’re tired from human interaction and burned out at work, drop by one of these pet cafes and destress! We guarantee you just an hour with the furry felines and canines will do you wonders.

1. Cat Café Manila

Cat Café Manila
2F 189 Maginhawa St. cor. Makadios St., Sikatuna Village, Quezon City
12pm to 10pm daily
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Cat Café Manila is a themed café with the CATvocacy to spread love for animals and responsible pet ownership. The café is in partnership with CARA Welfare Philippines (Compassion and Responsibility for Animals), and serves as a home for adoptable animals. Admission fee is P200 with P100 to pay for the needs of the cats. The place is quite small so book your reservations here before going.


2. Barkin’ Blends Dog Café

Barkin’ Blends Dog Café
The Brick Road, Sta. Lucia East Grand Mall, Cainta, Rizal, Philippines
12pm to 9pm daily, closed on Tuesdays
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Soothe your doggo-obsessed soul with Barkin’ Blends’ roster of 30 dogs. Whether you like their resident Golden Retriever named Finn, or their Chinese Shar-pei named Fiona, this café has a dog for you! For a single entry, you have to pay P219, inclusive of a drink. You can stay and play with the dogs for a limit of 2 hours.


3. Bengal Brew + Wolf & Bear

Bengal Brew + Wolf & Bear
Manhattan Parkview, Manhattan Garden City, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City
12pm to 9pm daily
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Bengal Brew is a café that houses exotic cats such as Savannahs and African Servals. Wolf & Bear has gentle giants like St. Bernards, Alaskan Malamutes, Siberian Huskies, and Newfoundland. You can get to cuddle with these furballs for the price of P299/hr, and P399/hr both includes membership and a drink.


4. The Pet Café by Velvet Friends

The Pet Café
2nd flr. Cluster H, Blue Bay Walk, Met Park, Pasay City, Philippines
12:30pm to 8:30pm weekdays, 12:30pm to 9:30pm weekends
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This café prides itself to be the prettiest place with the prettiest pets in the world. Having both a Cat Haven and a Dog Garden, we can’t see why not. A cover charge minimum of P220 (inclusive of a drink) is needed to visit the Haven or the Garden, to enter both, you have to add P100.

5. Pups and Cups Dog Café

Pups and Cups Dog Café
363 El Grande Avenue Corner Cebu Street, BF Homes, Parañaque City
12nn to 11pm daily, closed on Mondays
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South people won’t have to travel far to get their own dose of doggo plus a hearty meal. Pups and Cups Dog Café houses adorable dogs you can play with. To enter, you need to pay the admission fee of P190 that comes with a free drink. A visit will last you only 1.5 hours so better make the most of your time!


6. Le Cat Coffee Shop

Le Cat Coffee Shop
Unit 201 Vatican Bldg. Vatican Drive, BF Resort, Las Piñas
4pm to 9pm Tuesdays to Fridays, 2pm to 9pm weekends
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Le Cat Coffee Shop is the first café in the south where cats, people, and coffee come together. You can opt to pay the entrance fee of P200/head which guarantees you a 2hr stay and hot/iced drinks or P220 with a 2hr stay and a furr-appe (frappe). Relax with their resident cats and get to know them, pretty soon you’ll be coming back for more.


7. Miao Cat Café

Miao Cat Café
2F, 7 Congressional Avenue, Quezon City
11am to 10pm daily
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Calling all feline lovers, get to cuddle with adorable chubby cats to your hearts content, for 2 hours that is. At Miao Cat Café you get to meet felines from puspins (pusang Pinoy) to Scottish Folds as well as fellow cat lovers in a relaxing setting. Your admission fee of P300 is inclusive of a drink. If you have your own cat at home, Miao Cat Café also has supplements you can purchase for your cat’s wellness.


8. Whole Pet Kitchen: Pet Deli and Bark-ery

Whole Pet Kitchen: Pet Deli and Bark-ery
349-D C.M. Recto Street, San Juan del Monte
10am to 6pm Mondays to Thursdays, 9am to 9pm Friday to Sundays
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It’s the first pet bakery and dog café in the Philippines where owners can bring their dogs for natural, homemade pet food and treats. They even have doggie cake treats for your dog’s birthday!


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