Eat and Drink The LES is getting its second cat cafe soon! What a purr-fect hang out! Photo Credit: Koneko By MELISSA KRAVITZ Updated August 5, 2015 5:40 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Meow-velous news, cat people: a new cat cafe is almost ready to open on the Lower East Side! Koneko (26 Clinton St.), which translates to kitten in Japanese, will be America's first "authentic Japanese-style cat cafe," according to its website. Who doesn't want to eat sushi while a furry feline is purring in her lap? recommended reading Make cuddling your career: Meow Parlour is hiring! Koneko has already opened reservations for cat naps in its Cattery starting on Monday, September 14. $15 gets you an hour with adoptable cats! Walk-ins will be welcomed within the coming weeks. While no menu for the cafe is available yet, Koneko is hiring a prep cook and a barista, leading us to believe you can have more than Meow Mix alongside your cup of coffee. New York's first official cat cafe, Meow Parlour (46 Hester St.), is still going strong. The news was first reported by neighborhood blog Bowery Boogie. The Lower East Side is becoming so much more purr-fect. By MELISSA KRAVITZ Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Make cuddling your career: Meow Parlour is hiring!Get your purrfect meowsume ready. Meow Parlour is NYC's first permanent cat cafeMeow Parlour will be NYC's first official cat cafe. NYC's first Dog Cafe is coming. Woof! Two New Yorkers dream of a place to drink coffee and play with canines. Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.