With numerous establishments popping up across the world, pet cafés have become more popular these days and are slowly becoming a staple in a lot of cities. They are especially great for travelers who are looking for some respite after a long day of social interaction and navigating through the city. Or for someone who’s simply looking for some cuddle time with a furry friend.
But what if you’re allergic to fur? Or simply looking for a different kind of pet to see? Don’t worry, we’ve done our research and found several animal cafés in Asia you can visit that go beyond the conventional cats and dogs.
Image Credit: Rabbitland Café Facebook Page
Located in the bustling Causeway Bay, this rabbit sanctuary houses rescued and rehomed bunnies and is the first of its kind in Hong Kong.
Enjoy a cup of coffee or a delicious sandwich surrounded by cute, furry rabbits!
Image Credit: Owl Village Harajuku Facebook Page
You won’t be able to keep your eyes from going big when you see these owls. This owl café situated in the colorful and astir Harajuku Street is a nice place where you can enjoy a peaceful drink with these magnificent birds.
They also have tatami mats that truly give off a Japanese café vibe.
Image Credit: Sakuragaoka Café Facebook Page
Cat cafés flourished in Japan, but this particular bistro decided to have goats as part of their staff. This lively neighborhood café is the perfect place to just chill and hang-out, with the added bonus of seeing an adorable goat pair!
The café offers an extensive menu and is a great place to have breakfast, lunch, or even an afternoon snack or drink.
Image Credit: Pups and Cups Dog Café Facebook Page
Nothing beats quality playtime with super cute dogs! Along the stretch of food spots in BF Homes Parañaque, there’s one cafe that not only serves great food but also lets you cuddle and play with their resident dogs.
Meet their Corgi, Yorkshire Terrier, Golden Retriever, and more inside this fun doggy playground.
Image Credit: Whole Pet Kitchen: Pet Deli & Bark-ery Facebook page
What sets this place apart from the other pet cafés in the Philippines is that it’s also the first natural pet bakery in the country.
Whole Pet Kitchen aims to provide fresh food for your pets to enjoy. The shop includes a café where you can hang with your fur babies and other pet owners, and a retail store that sells all-natural products that help improve their health.
If your pet is sensitive to certain ingredients, they can also help you customize a treat for them!
Image Credit: Cat Café Neko No Niwa Facebook Page
Neko No Niwa means “cat garden” in Japanese, and this cafe is definitely blooming with beautiful kitties.
The owners of this café believe in cat therapy: the power of cats to help relieve stress. What makes this café special is that it’s the first of its kind in Singapore and only houses adopted cats who were homeless or had been abandoned.
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If there’s one thing K-dramas tell us, it’s that Seoul is known for its cafés. Pet cafés, specifically, exist in several parts of the city, housing a variety of animals from cats, birds, and rabbits. But Blind Alley stands out from the rest for their adorable raccoons!
Spend an hour or two playing with these mischievous creatures. The café has no cover charge and has great beverages you can enjoy.
Image Credit: Thanks Nature Café Facebook Page
Located within the trendy and lively Hongdae neighborhood is a very unique animal café. Have a refreshing drink or some delicious flavored waffles in the company of two adorable sheep!
Known as the only sheep café in the city, the café has gained popularity after being featured in local variety shows. The sheep are super friendly (and fluffy!) too, and the café gives off a laid-back atmosphere perfect for a relaxing afternoon.
Image Credit: Oia Art Café Facebook Page
From all the animals that can be seen in an animal café, an alpaca might have been one of the last species on your list. But pet café slash art gallery Oia Art Café in Taiwan definitely loves to stand out.
They have several furry white creatures roaming around the café and you can even feed and take a selfie with them! Just a warning, they like to get real close, so prepare to have them all up in your business—in a very cute way, of course!
Image Credit: Corgi in the Garden Café Facebook Page
If you love all things Corgi and their adorable ways of walking and smiling, then this is a haven for you! Come meet Porkchop, Buttercup, Salmon, and the whole gang for a fun-filled day!
A paradise for Corgi-lovers, the café houses 15 playful and adorable Corgis all wanting to meet anyone who comes for a visit. The dogs are well cared for as well, for visits are scheduled by slots to give the pups proper resting time.
Image Credit: The Animal Café Restaurant Facebook Page
This café-restaurant houses a variety of exotic animals—from wild caracals and chinchillas to owls, and even an adorable fennec fox! Now that’s something you don’t see every day!
Image Credit: Pet Me Coffee Facebook Page
It’s dubbed as a mini zoo at the heart of Saigon for its variety of animals. Although they mainly focus on birds, Pet Me Coffee also houses squirrels, rabbits, a large tortoise, and some reptiles.
Perfect for the whole family, the place will especially be enjoyed by children because of the many animals they can see and interact with.
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