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Cats from Breda {Netherlands}


kattencafé familie snorhaar Breda

In Breda, just outside the city center, you will find a cozy café where eight shelter cats have found their forever homes. 

Kattencafé Familie Snorhaar (which translates as Cat Café "Whiskers Family") is the purrfect place to enjoy a nice cup of coffee or tea and a bite out of their many homemade treats and dishes. 

airco en katten

de huiskamer van de familie snorhaar

In case you wouldn't know, a cat café is like a hotel for shelter cats, except that they live there. Visitors are being allocated a table where they can relax with the cats while enjoying a drink and delicious food. 

The concept originated in Taiwan and Japan. The initial idea was to provide a service to people who are unable to keep their own pets at home (which is often the case in Asian countries). 

Nowadays, cat cafés are basically for everyone who loves cats. 

café Breda

Bobbie kat

Cat cafés have been present in the Netherlands since 2015.

The first Dutch cat café - Kopjes - opened its doors in Amsterdam. Since then, such Dutch cities as Tilburg, Nijmegen, Groningen, Leiden, The Hague, Zwolle etc also host establishments where you can have a drink surrounded by cats.

kattencafé familie snorhaar

Kattencafé Familie Snorhaar resembles a large living room, complete with cat furniture, scratching posts, and cat toys. 

It is the ideal forever home of Bobbie, Ollie, Masja, Harry, Boris, Cleo, Stella, and Luna.

Luna kat

The cats have all been carefully selected for their character and traits to ensure that these cats are people-oriented and attention-loving. They enjoy living in a group, and they are comfortable staying indoors. 

In addition, the cats can always retreat to their "cats only" room, when they want to have some time alone. 

Harry Styles cat

Unfortunately – unlike many other cat cafés – the cats of Kattencafé Familie Snorhaar are not up for adoption. 

The reason behind this is that the group composition would constantly change, which is very stressful for cats. 

However, if a cat does not feel at home at Kattencafé Familie Snorhaar, the owners of the café will make sure that the unhappy feline gets a new home. 

snorhaar katten

kitten Breda

snorhaar

If you love cats, we can't recommend a visit to Kattencafé Familie Snorhaar enough. 

Breda kattencafé

If the idea of spending several hours in the company of these lovely cats isn't enough, know that Kattencafé Familie Snorhaar is also organzing regular activities, such as yin yoga, game nights, and workshops. 

Also, they have the most delicious loaded nachos – made with shredded jackfruit, cheddar, sour cream, and vegetables – which you can try during the café's Catty Hour, each Friday from 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm. 

loaded nachos with shredded jackfruit

The café even has several books for you to read and flip through, including the feline supernatural thriller Clowders.

cat café books

schattige zwarte kat

Kattencafé Familie Snorhaar can get crowded, so reserving a table is recommended. 

This reservation costs 2,50 euros and allows you to stay for two hours. 

In that time, you can eat and/or drink something tasty and, of course, cuddle with the cats. 

Afterwards, other visitors get the chance to take a seat in the cafe. Of course, on quiet days, you can stay longer. 

katten gereserveerd

black one eyed cat

Address: 

Familie Snorhaar 
Nieuwe Haagdijk 40 
4811 TE 
Breda 
Netherlands 

Breda café Snorhaar

Opening hours: 

Monday: closed 
Tuesday: closed 
Wednesday: 12:00 - 17:00 
Thursda:y 12:00- 17:00 
Friday: 12:00 - 17:00 
Saturday: 10:30 - 17:00 
Sunday: 12:00 – 17:00 

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Have you visited the cat café Familie Snorhaar in Breda? Which cats did you cuddle the most?

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6 comments:

  1. I wod love to visit a cat Cafe. I'm glad these cafes exist. I am a sucker for black cats

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  2. Oh such beautiful kitties and wonderful photos of them ~ Xo

    Wishing you good health, laughter and love in your days,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  3. Hello,
    The cat cafe looks like a fun place. The cats are all adorable. Wonderful photos. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, have a great weekend.

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  4. I like that quote at the end! I'm more of a dog lover but I'll remember that! lol

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  5. What a wonderful Cafe. I'm so happy these cafés are available and welcome cat's to their forever home.
    Thank you bunches for sharing this with Sweet Tea & Friends this month my friend.

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  6. Oh this is so precious. I love the concept of Cat Cafes and I love that they have their own room for some much needed space from the humans. I'll have to add this cafe to my list of things to do if I ever visit Holland. :D

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