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It’s the cat cafe that could transform your daily routine in Australia.
Miku Sun Baths has been making sun baths since 2005, and it’s now Australia’s largest cat cafe, with a full kitchen, lounge and bar area, according to the Sun Bath Club.
It’s not just a cat cafe: the cafe also has a bar, lounge, outdoor seating and a full-time staff.
The cafe’s CEO and co-founder, Lisa Sisley, said the cafe’s goal was to bring cat lovers together in a relaxed environment to enjoy cat-friendly meals.
“We’re a cat-centric cafe,” she said.
“If you love cats, you’re going to want to come and have a good time.”
You’re going see what we’re cooking, and you’re also going to get a bit of a workout in there.
“Miku said she was inspired to start a cafe after watching a video of a cat sitting in a chair and then relaxing.”
That’s when I decided that cat-based cafes were just the way to go,” she told ABC News.”
I’ve always loved cats and wanted to bring them to Australia.
“There are some cat cafes that have more cat-themed seating than others.”
It’s a great place to sit and have fun and have some kibble and some food, so it’s a cat sanctuary.
“For me, I love cats and I love people and I want to help people love cats.”
The cafe is a two-hour drive from Sydney’s CBD, with access to a large parking lot.
Ms Sisly said the cats at the cafe were more likely to be cats than any other breed of animal, which made the cafe a good fit for the city’s growing population.
“Our cat population is growing,” she explained.
“So we wanted to find a way to do it in a way that was more accessible and comfortable for our customers.”
Miku was a natural fit for us.
She’s very socialised, and is a really nice cat.
“Mixed-breed cafe patrons enjoy ‘cat food’Ms Sesley said she knew it was a challenge for cafe owners to provide a cat friendly environment.”
The cafe has been a very different experience for us because we don’t want our cats to be treated differently than anyone else,” she recalled.”
People ask us about the breed, and I have to say that a lot of the customers don’t understand what breed they’re eating.
“A lot of them have cats that are mixed breed.”
And they ask, ‘What’s the difference between a black and a white cat?’
They’re thinking of the colour.
“Mimi, a white-coloured kitten, is a favourite of patrons.
Ms. Sisle said she did try to be “tough on the kitties” when it came to their food.”
Sometimes we don.
We have to make sure we make the kitty treats themselves, and then we just keep the food up to date,” she added.”
But the kiddies really like the food.
They like to be fed their favourite foods and then they’re out there.
“The cats also enjoy being in the cafe, Ms Sisler said.
Mori, a black-and-white cat, is the favourite of customers.
She has her own unique food preference, and has become a bit popular with customers.
Ms Miskie, a mixed-breeds cat, enjoys sitting on the bar, and the cafe is the perfect place for her to sit.”
She loves the cats,” Ms Sesly said.
The cafe also offers cat-related entertainment.
Mimi has a favourite toy for the cat: a toy with a face painted on it.”
Her favourite is the cat in the box,” Ms Miskee said.