The Cat’s Meow: La Gattara will be the first cat cafe in Phoenix

By Madison Rutherford , College Times| ecollegetimes.com on September 9, 2016 Melissa Pruitt was 25 the first and only time she met her father. It wasn’t until after he died that she found out they shared a mutual love for cats. “He…
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Opening a cat café requires purr-suasion

Jul 6, 2016, 10:26am MST Revised Date/Time Publish Updated Jul 6, 2016, 4:47pm MST by Cassidy Trowbridge,  Editorial Intern,  Phoenix Business Journal Melissa Pruitt believes a cat café in Tempe would be purr-fect. Her c…
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Happening ‘meow’: Phoenix cat cafe launches Kickstarter to find location

Amanda Etchison , The Republic | azcentral.com 11:23 a.m. MST June 15, 2016 A proposed Phoenix-area cat cafe has launched a Kickstarter campaign in the hopes of finding the "purr-fect" location. La Gattara Cat Cafe & Wine Bar, the…
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La Gattara Cat Cafe and Wine Bar hosts Kickstarter launch party to raise funds for opening

Valley’s first cat cafe hopes to find homes for cats at risk of euthanasia Article Credit Byline By Emi Kamezaki |  June 13, 2016 Long-time cat aficionado Melissa Pruitt hopes to follow in her father’s footsteps by rescuing as many cats…
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LaGattara Cat Cafe- By Elizabeth Parra- Guest Blogger ASU

They first appeared in trendsetting Tokyo, then in big cities like New York and San Francisco and now Arizona cat lovers can rejoice as cat cafes are finally making appearances in Phoenix. The history of cat cafes begins in Asia…
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The Claim Jumper Kitten

It was July 2011 and I saw a post on a facebook animal rescue group I was a part of that there was a kitten in terrible shape at the Claim Jumper in Tempe.  The post read: " can someone…
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Cat litter is $#&*@%$ expensive!

Cat litter is one of those things you just can't go without. Unless your cat is super cool and has learned how to use the toilet! When you have multiple cats, it gets even tougher to wait another week on…
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I was born with the love of cats in my blood

Well hello LaGattara Friends!  This is my first blog post!  I'm pretty excited!  I have so many things I want to talk about (well about cats... of course) and I can't wait to share with you.  So this first blog…
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