Euterpe Platritis and Chris Mewburn say beating donor fatigue and using profit for good were driving factors behind their social enterprise on Rokeby Road. Photos: Attila Csaszar

Cafe serves Cat Haven support

The founders of local social enterprise Cat Café Purrth are hoping to open two more cafes later this year, thanks to the appeal of the business’s cat, coffee and cake combination.

Visitors to Perth could be forgiven for thinking the city is a haven for ailurophiles, commonly known as cat lovers, particularly if they stopped in at Subiaco’s Cat Café Purrth.

Founders Chris Mewburn and Euterpe Platritis say around 100,000 people have visited the cafe and its 12 resident cats since it opened on Rokeby Road eight months ago.


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Look forward to visiting - now how about a dog café...Annette Healy-Pickwell

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