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Where is the 'meow' room? Cat hotel in Beijing gains frantic popularity03:30

Where is the 'meow' room? Cat hotel in Beijing gains frantic popularity

China, Beijing
January 23, 2023 at 07:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

With the relaxation of anti-COVID measures in China, tourists have rushed to travel for the Chinese New Year holidays. However, many are faced with the problem of who to leave their pets with.

Cat hotels, which are proving particularly popular on the eve of the Chinese New Year, have come to the rescue. Footage taken on Friday shows that all rooms at a cat hotel in Beijing have been fully booked ahead of the event.

"Our business this year is better than last year because there are various travel restrictions due to the epidemic last year," said Shi, the cat hotel manager.

The hotel manager said the cats are provided with all sorts of services, such as medication, eye wipes, short video messages to owners, and others. In addition, owners can leave special notes, which are posted outside each 'room'.

"Hotel reservations are popular during the holiday season. I booked the hotel more than a month ago, and the room I wanted to choose was booked out at that time," said Zhang, a cat owner.

Apparently, it is a pleasure for the cats themselves to live in such hotels because it never hurts to take a break from their people. Although, according to the hotel staff, there's no escaping the caring owners, who can communicate with their pets via video link 24/7.

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With the relaxation of anti-COVID measures in China, tourists have rushed to travel for the Chinese New Year holidays. However, many are faced with the problem of who to leave their pets with.

Cat hotels, which are proving particularly popular on the eve of the Chinese New Year, have come to the rescue. Footage taken on Friday shows that all rooms at a cat hotel in Beijing have been fully booked ahead of the event.

"Our business this year is better than last year because there are various travel restrictions due to the epidemic last year," said Shi, the cat hotel manager.

The hotel manager said the cats are provided with all sorts of services, such as medication, eye wipes, short video messages to owners, and others. In addition, owners can leave special notes, which are posted outside each 'room'.

"Hotel reservations are popular during the holiday season. I booked the hotel more than a month ago, and the room I wanted to choose was booked out at that time," said Zhang, a cat owner.

Apparently, it is a pleasure for the cats themselves to live in such hotels because it never hurts to take a break from their people. Although, according to the hotel staff, there's no escaping the caring owners, who can communicate with their pets via video link 24/7.