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A cat lover’s paradise has opened in Osaka’s Shinsaibashi commercial district, housing cat-themed shops and cafes as well as a space for visitors to interact with rescued strays in the hope they will be adopted.

More than 100 patrons a day from across Japan visit the five-story complex, known as Neko Building, which also has an area with beds where visitors can nap with cats for a fee. Decorated with a stylish, wood interior, the place is particularly popular with female patrons.

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