8 Stress Reliever Pet Cafes
in the Metro
By Kyzia Maramara
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 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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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!
Know of any other? Share them with us below!