04/04/2012 02:50 pm ET Updated Jun 04, 2012

Feline Fun In Japan's Cat Cafes

Whisker by whisker, cats have begun to replace coffee as the top draw in cafés across Japan.

In a country where many citizens do not have the time or space to care for creatures, “cat cafés” provide the experience of having a pet without the responsibility or hassle of ownership (not to mention the logistics of getting a cat into a carry-on).

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