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Cat cafes provide purrfect spot for cat lovers to gather

Cat cafes are popular overseas, and are now beginning to get a foothold in the U.S.
Cat cafes are popular overseas, and are now b... 01:19

Cat cafes are popular overseas. Now, they're starting to take off in the U.S. CBS News' Naomi Choy Smith paid a visit to the Meow Parlor, which just opened in New York City.

"I think people will come in here because they want a hug, they want a lap cat and they just want a break from New York City lifestyle," owner Christina Ha said.

Wildly popular in Asia for years, cat cafes have now opened in Paris and Oakland, California.

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