On 15 June, CATS Cafe JB announced their decision to permanently close their business
Based in Johor Bahru (JB), the owners of the beloved cat cafe have decided to end their business after five years of operation.
In a Facebook post, they wrote, "It is with the heaviest heart that @catscafejb is announcing our painful decision for permanent closure of our cafe business."
They expressed their gratitude for the customers who have supported them throughout the years saying, "We could not have done it without your infinite support and love for our cafe."
The post did not reveal why they were shutting down, but the cafe has been closed since the beginning of the Movement Control Order (MCO), on 18 March, which lasted for 83 days.
Their closing was met with overwhelming response from saddened customers who were hoping for the cafe's reopening
After receiving many messages from eager customers wondering if they could adopt a cat, CATS Cafe JB launched their 'Rehome With A Fee' initiative
Yesterday, the team formally launched the new initiative to find homes and loving owners for their cats.
They uploaded a poster highlighting that they are looking for genuine and dedicated new owners to take on the responsibility of looking after a cat.
Owners will also be required to sign a contract to ensure that the cat will be well taken care of.
Keep a look out on their Facebook page for more information as to which cats will be up for adoption.
Alongside the cats, the business will also be selling off all items in their cafe