Can I bring my cat to The Catcade?


Unfortunately, no. Of course, we would love to meet your cute kitty but The Catcade will be home to our rescue cats and for health code reasons we just can’t allow outside kitties inside. Look, we simply can’t have your beautiful friends coming in and making ours jealous.


Can I bring in food or toy donations?


Yes, absolutely! We do tend to be a little picky about the food donations and only accept grain free hard and wet food. Toys, catnip, towels/blankets are all good as long as they are gently used or new. Please feel free to drop them off or you can deliver them to our address: 1235 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657.


Can I bring my kid(s)?


Children under 7 are not allowed. All guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Minors 16+ will be allowed without an adult but must have their waivers signed in advance by a parent or legal guardian before arrival. Underage minors will be required to show proof of age and identification to match the name with the waiver.


Will it cost money to visit The Catcade?


As a rescue and lounge, the entry fee will be $15, which is lower than the standard fee of most cat cafes around the country. The entry donation will include a complimentary soft drink and all the free arcade games and head boops you can handle. Your donations will go towards maintaining The Catcade and to helping us rescue more kitties!


Where is The Catcade located?


1235 W. Belmont Ave – We are walking distance from the Belmont red line L train and a Chipotle. Stalk us. We would love that.


What will the adoption fee be?


The adoption fee will be $100 per cat. This fee goes towards medical care of the cats and other Catcade operating expenses. Every cat available for adoption will be spayed or neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and guaranteed to be beautiful.


What about the arcade and video games?


We will have a handful of multicade arcade games in The Catcade that will be set on free play. Yes, we will have Ms. Pacman. Both fast and traditional versions. We will also have video game consuls so you can get your Super Mario Bros. fix any time!


But won’t the arcade/video games be noisy?


A traditional arcade is very noisy but our games will be turned almost all the way down so not to be distracting to the cats. Our environment is meant to be a living room atmosphere so the cats can be socialized and transition easily into their furrever home.



Do you accept donations?


Yes, we do! You can visit our Donations page for more info. All donations we receive go directly to benefit the cats!

We are a 501(c)3 organization so any donations you make are tax-deductible. So yes, you can write this off on your taxes at the end of the year.