You can now adopt a kitten in this Canada bookstore
Are there any book and cat lovers here?
There is now a bookstore where you can combine your two obsessions and adopt a sweet kitty-cat while reading your favorite book or having a cup of coffee.
Welcome to Otis & Clementine’s Books and Coffee in Nova Scotia, Canada! This is a lovely bookstore where while you’re choosing your next read, you can also adopt an adorable rescue kitten.
Books, coffee, and cats… Could you imagine something more comforting and heartwarming?
Yes, this is a real thing! Quite a few kittens are playing and napping around your favorite books.
And do you want to know what’s the best thing about it? You can take one with you and give it a loving forever home.
Ellen Helmke, the bookstore owner, shared with Narcity that there are several kittens and “usually a mama cat as well” in the shop at any time. They are kindly provided by the South Paw Conservation Nova Scotia rescue group.
Luckily, people who visit Otis & Clementine’s instantly fall in love with the little furry kittens. Ellen explained:
“All the kittens are in and out fairly quickly, as they are adopted.”
Well, adopting a cat from the bookstore isn’t just picking one up and taking it home with you. The whole process is managed by South Paw Conservation. The adoption fee is 255 Canadian dollars (or 194 US dollars), and it covers everything, including any medical expenses. In addition, future owners need to provide references before being able to take a kitty-cat from the store.
South Paw Conservation are loving their work with the book shop. They believe that it provides “an enriching environment for our kittens and cats”. The kitten adoption program in Otis & Clementine’s started last year.
Amazingly, over 30 cats already found their forever homes!
Ellen is absolutely sure this number will rise. She told Global News:
“People come here specifically to see the cats, and then some people just wander in to look at books and discover there are kittens. Either way, the response has been really great—I mean, who doesn’t love kittens, right?”
Moreover, the bookstore owner added that she is thrilled to see how happy her customers are, especially when they see a kitten they weren’t expecting.
What’s more, she shares they have the amazing 100% adoption rate!
So if you happen to be visiting Nova Scotia any time soon, you should definitely go to Otis & Clementine’s Books and Coffee! You can enjoy an intriguing book, have a sweet cup of coffee, and adopt a sweet little kitty-cat. And if that’s not Heaven on Earth…
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Among the bookcases, heavy tomes and comfy chairs at a small store in Upper Tantallon, N.S., visitors can find an unexpected treat — a rotating cast of feline friends. —————— At Otis and Clementine's Books And Coffee, customers are often greeted by the cats as they browse books and sip on lattes. —————— It's the result of a fostering program that the shop's owner, Ellen Helmke, began last year. —————— It's the result of a fostering program that the shop's owner, Ellen Helmke, began last year. it's been a success for the cats and for her business. —————— "People come here specifically to see the cats, and then some people just wander in to look at books and discover there are kittens," Helmke said. —————— "Either way, the response has been really great — I mean, who doesn't love kittens, right?" —————— Read more at the link in our bio. —————— [📷 : Ashley Field/Global News]