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On Thursday Sophie and I went into Newcastle to do lunch at the new cat cafe, Mog on The Tyne. A clever name as there is a famous song by a local famous group, Lindisfarne, called Fog on the Tyne :).  The cafe only opened a couple of weeks ago after 2 years in the planning, and Sophie booked us in for a 1hr slot at lunchtime. It’s £5 to book, and that money goes to the upkeep of the cats, of which there are 10, and then you can buy lunch & drinks too.  All the cats are rescue cats and most are just beyond kitten hood, I think that’s so they grow up used to people and the environment.  Sophie doesn’t have cats of her own as she travels to Spain several times a year, so she was thrilled to get some pussy cat time. We hadn’t factored in that it’s still school holidays here, so there were a fair few youngsters who of course don’t give a monkey’s that you’re trying to take photo’s and get in the way a lot! We will return when kids are back to school!

snooze bucket

snooze bucket ~ Rum

play bucket

play bucket~Tyrion

snooze tube

snooze tube~Sybil

let me in!

let me in! ~Tyrion & Tokyo

plenty of room for 2

plenty of room for 2

where'd ya go?

where’d ya go?

gimme some lovin'

gimme some lovin’

colour co-ordinated

colour co-ordinated

not colour co-ordinated

not colour co-ordinated~Jaffa

snooze perch

snooze perch~Francis

cool cat

cool cat~ Tinks

Stan the man

Stan the man

a couple of iPhone snaps

Tinks

Tinks

Gizmo

Gizmo

It’s a great place to have lunch, we had Chicken & chorizo pannini’s which were delicious and I had a great cup of tea, very good price too. It’s already very popular and gets full booked really quickly. Open hours are 10am til 8pm with a closure between 3pm & 5pm for cat naps.

their website can be found HERE.

Queue to get in for the next session.

Queue to get in for the next session.

laters gaters

😉

16 comments on “The Sunday Fraggle report~ Mogs on the Tyne edition

  1. Funny, somebody opened the same type of restaurant in Hamburg. Seems like a new trend everywhere. Nice shots!

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    1. Thanks Reinhold, will be going back 🙂

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  2. kmSalvatore says:

    wow, what a kool place, and that is such a neat idea. kind of reminds me of Key West, where cats and roosters roam free. and most restaurant allow you to let your dog come dine with you. i cant pick out a favorite feline, i love them all :)! lunch sounded really good.
    im glad you had an excellent adventure:)

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    1. Thanks Kathy. Took loads of photos in Newcastle so look out for the latest travelogue!

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      1. kmSalvatore says:

        Looking forward to it birthday girl🎂❤️

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  3. Francis.R. says:

    I remember have seen places like that in travelers blogs in Japan. Nice to seen them working to rescue them (I’m cat-holic :P)
    Take care, greetings 🙂

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    1. Francis.R. says:

      oops…. I mean “Nice to see more of them around the world…” :$

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      1. Cheers Francis, the lady who started this one visited Japan to research the cat cafes there. Cataholics are the best kind of holics 😊

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        1. Francis.R. says:

          Cheer, thank your for the data ☺

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  4. melissajane14 says:

    I like this idea for a cafe and I’m happy that it’s catching on because I like cats, but I don’t like living with them (too much vacuuming!) Thank you for sharing and I hope that you do go back when the kiddies are in school to get more photos 🙂

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    1. will do! cheers Melissa.

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  5. Oh damn I want one of those here!Nice one 😊

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    1. haha you could always start one up 🙂

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  6. chubbycubs says:

    Hello! I hope you don’t mind, but I did a quick review of Mog on the Tyne and forgot to take any photos – I’ve used your photo of Stan but given you full credit and a link back to this page, but if you’d prefer I didn’t use it please let me know and I’ll remove it straight away! What an eye for photos you have!

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    1. No problem, if you need anymore from the post thats fine, am chuffed you let me know and gave me credit 😊 thanks 😊

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