NJ Cat Cafes: Purr-fect for Feline-Loving Kids and Families Submitted by Alison Reiser on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 2:00pm If you're a cat-lover who craves a new place to sip a cappuccino while enjoying some downtime with your kids, then you're in luck: the cat cafe trend has officially arrived in New Jersey. Three kitty cafes have opened in the Garden State since July 2016—in Asbury Park, Rahway, and Palmyra—and the best part is, they're all kid-friendly. Guests big and small are encouraged to pick up a toy and get down on the floor to interact with the cafe's feline friends. For kids who go gaga for kitties, it's a cool alternative to a traditional indoor play space—and, since all of the four-legged residents are up for adoption, you just might leave with a new best friend. Read on for more about NJ's three cat cafes and get ready to plan an a-meow-zing visit. Read more.