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London’s first cat cafe opens this weekend

16:36 27 February 2014

Lady Dinah

Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium, Bethnal Green, London

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London’s very first cat cafe, Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium, opens this weekend, it has at last been announced.

The cafe's website crashed almost immediatelyThe cafe's website crashed almost immediately

After 13 months of hype and a successful crowdfunding project, Lauren Pears’ pet project - on Bethnal Green Road near Brick Lane - finally launches on Saturday.

There has been much interest in the cafe since it first gained publicity - its website is already down - and the plan arguably provided the inspiration for House of Hounds, a dog cafe set to open in east London in the next few months.

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