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hotels allow you
BY LOUISE HUNG
to get your cat fix
while you’re away
from your own fur
As relaxing as vacations can be, most cat parents know far too well the feeling of missing their furry family members and going into cat withdrawal.
But don’t despair, cat lovers! Your “cat away from home” is out there.
To help you plan your next vacation, here are some of the best hotels
with resident cats, so you can get your feline fix.
DO NOT DISTURB
THE CAT, PLEASE
For more information, go to goldengatehotel.com.
And follow Pip on Instagram at /thegoldengatehotel.
An Edwardian-style inn in the heart of San
Francisco, the Golden Gate Hotel is home to
Pip the orange Manx cat.
Nine-year-old Pip isn’t shy, said manager
Spencer Fong. “He is quite the little beggar. He’ll make his
rounds during the breakfast period, begging for scratches and
And if Pip takes a shine to you, you may find him pawing at
your room door asking to be let in for a nap. “Pip will typically
spread his time between four or five rooms a night,” Spencer said.
After a busy day of sightseeing, having Pip tuck you in at
night might be the perfect way to unwind.
Louise Hung is a Texan-Los Angeleno
writer currently living in Yokohama,
Japan. You may remember her from such
publications as Catster.com, xoJane,
Food Riot, or Dogster.com. Louise lives under the
mostly benevolent rule of her senior cat, Brandy.