San Francisco Cat Cafe Raises $50,000 Because HI PRETTY KITTYKelly Faircloth3/28/14 1:15pm473EditPromoteGo to permalinkLondon has one. So does Paris. Tokyo has scads of them. And now America's first cat cafe is one step closer to a reality, the project having raised 50 grand via crowdfunding. Because we want cats, and we want them yesterday.