Cat cafe founder defies anti-Asian racist bullying to help animals

Cat cafe founder defies anti-Asian racist bullying to help animals

“I’ve had people who asked me if we opened up near Chinatown so that people could take home the cats to eat them,” she said.“I’m so lucky to have parents like that, but people will comment, ‘Oh, your dad probably eats the cats.

Kristen Bell makes plea to adopt senior dogs after death of beloved pet

Kristen Bell makes plea to adopt senior dogs after death of beloved pet

After saying goodbye to her dog Barbara, Kristen Bell is encouraging potential pet parents to consider adopting senior dogs.Bell and her family took care of Barbara for two years after adopting her from The Dog Cafe in Los Angeles.

121-pound St. Bernard rescued from England's tallest mountain

121-pound St. Bernard rescued from England's tallest mountain

The mountain rescue team spent nearly five hours rescuing St Bernard dog Daisy, who had collapsed displaying signs of pain in her rear legs and was refusing to move, while descending Scafell Pike.

St Bernard dog rescued after collapsing on Scafell Pike

St Bernard dog rescued after collapsing on Scafell Pike

A mountain rescue team has said its members “didn’t need to think twice” when they were called to help a 121lb (55kg) St Bernard dog that had collapsed while descending England’s highest peak.

Rock out your dancing shoes, a sausage dog disco is coming to London

Rock out your dancing shoes, a sausage dog disco is coming to London

It’s disco, baby (Picture: Dachshund Cafe)If you’re a fellow dog lover, then by now you’re probably familiar with Pug Café – the company that hosts pop-ups of the greatest kind: with dogs.

There’s a Valentine’s Day-themed cockapoo café coming to London

There’s a Valentine’s Day-themed cockapoo café coming to London

There’ll be treats for both cockapoos and their humans (Picture: @popuppugcafe)Unfortunately, owners of other dog breeds will not be allowed to come along – though there is a french bulldog version running on the 9 February, too.

Pug cafe launches a Christmas party and it's just for dogs

Pug cafe launches a Christmas party and it's just for dogs

The day is split into six sessions, with each lasting 80 minutes and targeted at a different breed: Pomeranians: 10am and 12.40pm Dachshunds: 11.20am and 3.20pm Pugs: 2pm and 4.40pm Pug Cafe are hosting the event together with Pet Teezer, who will be giving away a dog brush (worth £12) to the first 350 dog owners to book a ticket.

Chinese cafe featuring dogs dyed to look like pandas facing backlash

Chinese cafe featuring dogs dyed to look like pandas facing backlash

In the video, posted by Chengdu Economic Daily, the owner of the cafe said it was also offering a dyeing service for 1,500 yuan (£165) to patrons who wished to give their pets a similar makeover.

Prepare yourself for cuddles, there’s a chihuahua café coming to London

Prepare yourself for cuddles, there’s a chihuahua café coming to London

The diva of dogs (Picture: Pug Cafe)Organisers Pug Cafe have joined up with dog grooming brand Pet Teezer for the occasion and the first 200 chihuahua owners will receive a free brush worth £10.

UK kitten crisis as charity warns it rescues three unwanted cats EVERY HOUR

UK kitten crisis as charity warns it rescues three unwanted cats EVERY HOUR

and I should know White and black mother cat rescued with kittens from busy London Underground station (Image: RSPCA)Four black and white kittens were saved by luck last month after being dumped like rubbish in a cardboard box near bins in Scafell Drive, Birmingham.

‘Dog Suicide Bridge’: Why do so many pets keep leaping into a Scottish gorge?

‘Dog Suicide Bridge’: Why do so many pets keep leaping into a Scottish gorge?

Mackinnon is sitting huddled in the corner of a cafe with her two children, sipping hot chocolate as she describes the day three years ago when she was walking with her border collie Bonnie on Overtoun Bridge in Dumbarton, Scotland.

Pupuccinos at the ready: A Pomeranian cafe is coming to London

Pupuccinos at the ready: A Pomeranian cafe is coming to London

(Picture: Pom Café)And, obviously, you’ll get to hang out with a load of Pomeranians. Oh, and if you’re not a Pomeranian fan, don’t fear – Pug Café will also be posting popups for sausage dogs, pugs, and French bulldogs in the coming months.

Heartwarming moment woman warms up shivering stray dog with her scarf

Heartwarming moment woman warms up shivering stray dog with her scarf

The woman, who was completely unaware her kind gesture was being immortalised on camera, can be seen stopping up and looking at the poor dog as she exits a cafe in Zonguldak, Turkey on a cold, rainy day.

Cat Cafe to Open This Summer in Montreal

Cat Cafe to Open This Summer in Montreal

Café Chat l’Heureux will be the first Cat Café in North America and is set to open this summer in Montreal, Quebec, as reported by Michael D’Alimonte of MTL Blog. So if you love coffee and cats, this might be your dreamland!

How This Cool Kitty Cafe Helps Humans Find Purr-fect Pets

How This Cool Kitty Cafe Helps Humans Find Purr-fect Pets

So much so, in fact, that the feline-adoring social entrepreneurs co-founded a unique small business in Lower Manhattan in New York City dedicated to helping homeless kitties find forever homes.

A weakness for microwave jam | Brief letters

A weakness for microwave jam | Brief letters

Mike Pender (Letters, 20 August) may well be right about the microwave oven’s contribution to the UK’s excessive consumption of sugar. • The reviewer might have crucified The Cafe (G2, 20 August), but I am a Guardian reader and I adored it. • Join the debate – email [email protected]

Adelaide’s cold weather forces many to rug up, including cat called Milk, a star attraction at a Felixstow pet cafe

Adelaide’s cold weather forces many to rug up, including cat called Milk, a star attraction at a Felixstow pet cafe

The National Weather Service forecasted Trail Ridge Road could receive 36 inches by Friday evening. The national park shared this footage from Trail Ridge Road, which is the highest continuous paved highway in North America with an elevation above 12,000 feet at its peak.

Dog owners shouldn’t treat pets like humans

Dog owners shouldn’t treat pets like humans

Photo: Claudia BaxterSource:News Corp Australia OPINION IF YOU order food for your dog at a cafe, let him sit at your table and talk about him more lovingly than your own children, it’s time to question whether you’ve forgotten that your pooch is not a person.