Cat Loft Rules

Colony Cafe is designed to assure the health and happiness of our cats – and the safety and enjoyment of our guests. A Colony Cat Loft Attendant will be on hand to ensure both cats and people have a wonderful time together by following a few basic rules:

The Colony Cafe food menu was created for people – not cats. Guests are welcome to bring food and drinks from the cafe into the Cat Loft, but they must not feed or tempt the cats with it.

Be Gentle
Just a few common sense rules will help you and the cats have a great time:

  • No chasing, grabbing or hitting cats – this will get you ejected immediately.
  • Take all the photos you'd like, just keep your flash off.
  • We have a selection of cat toys available. Please do not bring in or use unapproved objects as toys.
  • Children may not pick up cats.

Be Calm
Cat's don't react well to loud noises or sudden movements. Respect other guests while in the Cat Loft.

  • No running
  • No yelling or loud voices
  • No speakerphone or video calls, or playing any kind of audio from personal devices

Cat's Health
All of Colony’s cat’s come to us in good health, fully vaccinated, and microchipped courtesy of Animal Friends. 

Napping cats
Most cats sleep 16-20 hours a day, so you'll likely encounter more than a few sleeping cats during your visit. They generally don’t mind being petted while they snooze – but please don’t try to agitate them.

Visiting with children
Colony Cafe welcomes children 8 years or older. All children under 12 must be accompanied in the Cat Loft by a parent or adult guardian.

You must digitally agree to our terms and conditions in the online booking process for the Cat Loft. This waiver explains that sometimes cats cause accidents – and that you agree to the Cat Loft Rules and take responsibility for what might happen when you handle cats. The waiver for the adult who books the reservation also covers any children in his or her party. Walk-in guests are required to sign paper waivers which the cafe provides for you.


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