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Cat Cafe Rules
Toe Beans Cat Cafe has very specific rules in place for the comfort and safety of our customers and cats. Please remember when you enter the cat room you are entering their home, being respectful of this is our top priority.
1. Remove your shoes and use the provided hand sanitizer before entering the cat room.
2. Do not pick up the cats; many cats do not like to be picked up and may bite or scratch if they are picked up.
3. If you see a sleeping cat, a cat hiding or a cat in a location high up, please leave them alone. It's a lot of work for cats being around people all day and it's important to let the cats come to you and initiate contact.
4. Do not give cats any food besides the cat treats we sell at the cafe. Human food is often toxic to cats!
5. Keep lids on all beverages and never leave your food or beverages unattended in the cat room.
6. Please don't play rough with the cats. We try to discourage the biting/bunny-kicking behaviour as it establishes bad habits. Hands are not toys! Please use the toys provided.
7. Use caution and slow motions when petting the cats.
8. If you are bitten or scratched, please let us know right away! All of our cats are friendly and social, but accidents do happen.
9. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult; children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult in a 1:1 ratio of adult to child.
10. We have a zero tolerance policy on running, shouting, violent or destructive behaviour in the cat room. Guests engaging in any such behaviour will be asked to leave.
Toe Beans is meant to be a relaxing space for cats and people alike.

Frequently Asked Questions
Does This Cost Money? How Does it Work?
There is a four dollar minimum spend to enter the Toe Beans Cat room. Simply purchase anything at the front counter until your total is four dollars or over, sign a waiver and you're free to enter the cat room. We currently are not accepting reservations.
But Why Are You Charging Money? Taking care of cats costs money! And Toe Beans is responsible for providing the amazing space for them in addition to feeding them. The minimum spend helps us cover our costs and keep our space open.
I Can Eat Around Cats?! How is That Clean?!
Toe Beans has collaborated with the HKPR Health Unit and the Ontario SPCA to make sure all of Toe Beans maintains the highest standards of cleanliness for your safety and the safety of our cat residents. All food preparation areas will be separate from the cat room and cats will never be near the food preparation areas.
Can I Bring My Cat?
No. We have plenty of cats at the cafe for you to interact with! All of our cats have been pre-screened for diseases and temperament. And if your cats are anything like ours, they HATE travel and new spaces.
How Long Can I Stay?
As long as you like! However we ask that if it's busy and you notice people waiting, you limit your visit to the cat room to forty-five minutes so everyone can enjoy their time at Toe Beans.
I Don't Want My Cat, Can I Surrender it to You?
No. We are not equipped to do any animal intake. Please take your cat to your closest animal shelter.