Charlotte’s First Cat Cafe Is About To Open


This summer, Charlotte’s first ever ‘Cat-Cafe’ will be opening in either NoDa or Plaza Midwood. The new concept, called Mac Tabby, will feature at least a dozen for-adoption cats inside of the cafe that will love to be pet, cuddled, and talked to.

According to their website, “Our guests will pay by the hour and reservations will be encouraged, although walk-ins are welcome if we have the space! We want to keep our cat to human ratio equivalent so our cats don’t get stressed, and you get ample cat time while you are here!”

The new cafe’s visionary and owner, Lori Konawalik, is a local mom, cat lover, and wedding photographer, who loves the artistic scene. She really wants to target artists, musicians, yoga enthusiasts, and of course, cat lovers, to the new space.

The cafe won’t allow patrons to bring their own cats, but they will encourage you to take home any of the cats you might fall in love with while your in the cafe. They will be partnering with local rescue groups to help out as many cats as they can. They will serve coffee, wine, local beers, and food via food trucks.

Lori is still finalizing the location, but is hoping to have her grand opening this coming Summer.

Are you excited about Charlotte’s first Cat Cafe?