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Tokyo has achieved worldwide fame for its animal cafés. The original craze started with cat cafés, but has slowly expanded to accommodate a wide range of domestic pets and tame animals. Of course, we have some ethical concerns as well, so we sought out cafés which prioritise the well-being of the animals, with few to no cages and enough space to wander. Whether the animals seemed stressed or not was an important factor in our selection. Bonus points for those who give the animals 'off time', in which you're not allowed to pet or be near them. With this in mind, we've compiled our top spots around the capital, ranging from the ubiquitous cats to snakes and owls.
Note: venues either have a cover charge or require one drink order.
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