Purrington’s, Portland’s Only Cat Cafe, Cashed In One of Its Nine Lives Last Year. Does It Deserve the Second Chance?

A hybrid cat shelter and cafe (the first, and so far only, one of its kind in Portland), Purrington’s nearly closed for good at the end of 2018 after three years on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., until new owners Garrett Simpson and Helen Harris swooped in to buy the business from its founders. After shuttering for a remodel, the cafe is open again, with a slightly revamped look but the same basic premise: You can meet, pet and play with adoptable shelter cats while getting a good buzz on.

Read the rest at Willamette Week.

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