Why do people go to cat cafes? Loneliness and relaxation in a time of neoliberalism | Curio

Why do people go to cat cafes? Loneliness and relaxation in a time of neoliberalism

12 mins | Aug 28, 2017

Can our interactions with animals become commodified? What do cat cafes tell us about loneliness and relaxation in a time of liberalism. Lorraine Plourde, writing for OpenDemocracy, journeys to post-economic bubble Japan to explore the healing industry there.

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