The concept of a cat café is thought to have originated in Taiwan in 1998.
New research has found cat cafés are not good for cats.
Researchers say kittens living in cat cafes have higher rates of sickness than those in foster care.
The Irish Daily Mail reports it could be down to the cats regularly mixing with too many new people, which could be causing them stress.
The concept of a cat café is thought to have originated in Taiwan in 1998 with the opening of the 'Cat Flower Garden'.