Silicat Valley Cat Convention and Festival is this weekend and San Jose has the purr-fect spots for you and your feline friend.
If you’re looking to take home a new kitten or just play with some pals, The Dancing Cat in Downtown San Jose and Mini Cat Town in Eastside are the perfect spots to mingle with friendly felines. The Dancing Cat is San Jose’s cat café where you can bring snacks to cozy up with cats that are available for adoption. Mini Cat Town offers hang out sessions with rescue kittens up for adoption or fostering.
Bob Newhart Cat getting in an afternoon read at Recycle Bookstore (Photo credit: Recycle Bookstore Facebook)
The Recycle Bookstore on The Alameda isn’t just a great place to find new and used books, they are known for their resident cats that roam between book shelves. When you need to treat your fury friend, head to Biscuits Boutique in Japantown. The have a selection of cat toys, accessories, and handmade treats.
Fresh-pressed juice shots at The Source in Willow Glen (Photo credit: The Source Facebook)
You’ll also need some treats for yourself. San Jose has a growing vegan and vegetarian food culture. Good Karma Artisan Ales & Café is a popular vegan eatery with a wide selection of craft brews on tap. Featured on ABC’s SharkTank, Cinnaholic offers customer gourmet cinnamon rolls where pick your icing and toppings, all made with vegan, 100% plant-based, dairy- and lactose-free, and egg-free ingredients. The Source in Willow Glen is a health and wellness food shop that offers juices, smoothies, power bowls and cleanses for a balanced healthy lifestyle using gluten-free, GMO-free and locally sourced ingredient.