The Cat’s Meow: A First Look at the Meow Parlour on Hester Street

Posted on: December 9th, 2014 at 9:22 am by
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Here is the first public view of the highly-anticipated Meow Parlour at 46 Hester Street. The brown window shades were removed over the weekend to reveal the hype within. Block lettering sitting front-and-center announces the imminent arrival with an all-caps “MEOW.”

Online reservations to hang out with the rescue kitties went live last week, presumably as a way to avoid the terrible queues that the Purina pop-up on the Bowery experienced last spring. However, the wire is already booked through early January; the next available slot isn’t until January 6. What’s more, according to owners Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand (of the popular Macaron Parlour), over a thousand people reserved in the first 24 hours. Good luck with claiming a spot before then.

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Here’s how it works: $4 buys you a half-hour with the felines (maximum of five hours). Food and drink consumption is permitted, but it must be purchased at the Meow Patisserie around the corner. Cats come courtesy of KittyKind.

The Meow Parlour opens next Monday (December 15). Stay tuned.

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