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Good Luck Winning Tickets to The Next Cat Cafe Pop-Up on April 10

The Catfe concept returns for one day only.

Farley Elliott is the Senior Editor at Eater LA and the author of Los Angeles Street Food: A History From Tamaleros to Taco Trucks. He covers restaurants in every form, from breaking news to the culture, people, and history that surrounds LA's dining landscape.

Just when you thought Los Angeles had reached peak animal-themed cafes, along comes the second iteration of the CatfeFirst dropped last fall in Chinatown, the Catfe is exactly as the portmanteau is exactly as advertised: guests can buy drinks, indulge in snacks, and pet cats inside the Catfe. Nothing more, nothing less — but isn’t that enough?

Founded by Carlos Wong, the Catfe notion has quickly skyrocketed into the American consciousness as an ingenious way to marry the growing coffee culture with an enduring love of adorable things. The previous event proved so popular that $30 skip-the-line donations became essentially the only way to get inside, after thousands of people showed up to the Far East Plaza in Chinatown.

This go-round, the Catfe is only dropping for one day — April 10 — at an undisclosed location in Los Angeles. So how to get in? Be one of the first 100 people to share their favorite cat photos through the Catfe TwitterInstagramFacebook, or Tumblr. Doing so will earn you special instructions to the secretive pop-up, so go ahead and get started now.

Good luck, and happy petting.