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Buffalo's first Cat Cafe: the 'Purrfect' spot for cat lovers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - If you love cats you don't need to be purr-suaded to check out this one of a kind cat-fe on Hertel Avenue.

"We have a lot of kittens so it makes it a really playful environment, most of our cats here are under 1 year old," said Jessica Brandon, Purrfect Cat Cafe Owner.

Each kitty is unique with plenty of purr-sonality. . . Read More

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Buffalo's Original Cat Cafe is "Purrfect"

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW-TV) - Listen up cat lovers this one if for you. There is a new place in town, on Hertel Avenue, that is for fans of felines. The place is "Purrfect- Buffalo's Original Cat Cafe."

Jessica Brandon just opened Purrfect. It's a place to have snacks and hang out with the cats. Jessica fully researched her business plan and saw her first "cat cafe" in . . . Read More



StepOut Buffalo: April 26th, 2018 - Hertel Ave is getting a new cafe in May 2018 and as you might have guessed based on the title of this article, it involves furry friends. That’s right, a Cat Cafe is coming to town and it’s ‘bout to be a purrrrr-ty cool place to sip, munch, and chill – with cats. Care to learn more about Purrfect Cat Cafe? Paw-lease, let me explain.   Read More

Purrfect Cafe Store Front - Located on Hertel Ave. in Buffalo

Purrfect Cafe Store Front - Located on Hertel Ave. in Buffalo


buffalo Kitty lovers rejoice: Here come the cat cafes 

Gusto: March 16th, 2018 - Cat lovers, rejoice: cat cafés are coming to Buffalo.

That's right: two places are opening to serve people who think coffee tastes better with a purring kitty on your lap.

Buckminster's Cat Café, 577 Niagara St., and Purrfect Café and Gallery, 1507 Hertel Ave., expect to open this year.

Cat cafés are two-part establishments, for sanitary reasons. Patrons can buy food and drink in the café section, and sit there and scope the kitties. Or they can pay an additional fee and bring it with them into the cat habitat.  Read More

Ten lives club celebrates 17th birthday

Ten Lives Club Cat Rescue and Adoption Group held their 17th annual Furball Event on Sunday, March 25th at the Lake Erie Club and were proud to announce that this was the most successful TLC event to date by raising over $12,000 for all the cats and kittens in their program. Read More

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Ten Lives Club founder finds three cats near death stuffed in carrier

Buffalo News: July 14th, 2016 - A caretaker’s unplanned visit to cat shelter Ten Lives Club in Blasdell when it was closed Sunday saved the lives of three adult cats stuffed into a carrier and abandoned outside the building

“By luck, I showed up at our shelter that hot evening about 5:45 p.m. to run in fast and out and only then saw the cat carrier near our dumpster,” shelter founder and president Marie Edwards said. “Inside were three adults cats smushed together, panting from the heat - no note, no water, nothing ... Read More

Our on-site Veterinarian holding a sweet orange tabby kitten

Our on-site Veterinarian holding a sweet orange tabby kitten

Ten Lives Club Has Rehomed More Than 20,000 Cats

Catster: Nov. 20th, 2015 Before Marie Edwards adopted her cat, Big Red, she spent several weeks feeding him in her backyard. When she finally caught him and took him to the vet, she learned the kitty was FIV positive.

She was shocked by the doctor’s reaction to Big Red’s diagnosis.

“The vet had the shot in his hand right there, and was going to put him down,” Edwards says. “I told him to give me that cat back, and he said, ‘You girls are crazy. You can’t save the world.’ But Big Red lived with us for six years before he passed.” Read More