Special Events at Papa’s

At Papa’s, it’s more than just cats. We offer several special events each month and throughout the year to make your experience more memorable.   Below is a description of our current events (dates subject to change as we adjust early on).   All of these special events REQUIRE A RESERVATION in advance.  You can register for these at our reservations page.

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Happy Meower, T-F, 3-5pm

BOGO cat time! Pay for 30 minutes, get an extra 30 minutes on the house! Pay for 60 minutes, get an extra 60 minutes on the house! Or bring a friend and each of you gets cat time for the price of one!

Free Coffee Fridays, all day Friday

Buy walk-in cat time, get a free drip coffee or hot tea on the house!


Cat Yoga Evenings (90 minutes, $20)   Offered the 1st Thursday of month, 5:30-7:00.
Date/time subject to change based on instructor availability.

Practice yoga in a room of 20 cats!   For this reservation, 60 minutes will be dedicated to yoga, and the last 30 minutes will offer additional time with the cats. This reservation includes a drip coffee (or drink of equal value).   And if you'll provide the mat, we'll provide the cats!   Also consider other yoga necessities (like a block) you might need, and wear comfy clothes.  This class requires a min. of 5 people registered by the Tuesday night before to be offered.  Max 20 participants.

Children’s Saturday Morning Cat Academy (90 minutes, $7 for all ages)   Offered the 3rd Saturday of month from 10:00-11:30.

Our Cat Academy is just for KIDS!  Best for kids 4 and older. Includes a mini-lesson about cats, story time, a cat-themed craft, and an extra 30 minutes of cuddle time with cats.   Cost is a discounted $7 for ALL ages, beverage not included (regular entry $10 for ages 5+). Requires 1 adult for every 2 children; parents must reserve a spot for themselves and children. Lesson, craft, and book will rotate often, so you can come back again for new experiences.  When making the reservation, click "ADD ANOTHER TIME" to add multiple people to your reservation. Max 26 participants.

May's Cat Academy focus:  We will discuss the dangers of declawing cats, using one of our injured cafe cats as an example of who declawing can go terribly wrong.  We will discuss  alternatives to declawing, model how to trim nails, and make our own scratching toy.


Papa’s Book Club Night (90 minutes, $10)  Offered the 4th Wednesday of month from 5:30-7:00.

Join others in a common love of books and cats!   This book club meets monthly.   Book selection announced a month ahead to give you time to read. Then, we will meet in the cat playroom to discuss the book while petting feline friends.   Reservation includes a drink, a shared tray of baked goods, and an extra 30 minutes to pet the cats.

May's book club selection:  A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway.  Click book title to visit book description.  This is the last writing Hemingway ever, personally, worked on.

Wine & Whiskers (90 minutes, $20)  Offered the 2nd Friday of the month from 5:30-7:00.

Wine and cheese with cats!  What could be better?  Join us for an evening of delicious food and drinks in a room of cuddly cats.  We will also provide adult coloring of cats to help you really relax.  Reservation includes 2 glasses of wine, a selection of cheeses, fruit and veggie tray, assorted baked goods, and coloring pages.  Wine and cheese pairings will rotate each month to focus on a different country or region so you can come back for a new experience.

May's Pairings:  Gouda is a favorite cheese in America.  But it's origins are in the Netherlands, where it is their number 1 export.  We will explore Dutch wine and cheeses.

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Games with Gatos (90 minutes, $10)  Offered every Friday from 5:30-7:00.  Excludes the 2nd Friday (because of Wine & Whiskers) or if there are private events.

Make game night more fun by adding a room full of cats!   We'll provide many games, and guests can bring favorites to share.   Come with friends, or meet new friends!  Reservation includes a drink (coffee menu, beer, or wine) and extended 90 minutes in the cat playroom.