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Three People Proposed Marriage at D.C.'s Cat Cafe Last Year

Crumbs & Whiskers, by the numbers

Crumbs & Whiskers
Crumbs & Whiskers
R. Lopez

It's the one-year anniversary for Crumbs & Whiskers, D.C.'s first cat cafe. The Georgetown haunt opened last year to rabid excitement from feline fans. To mark the milestone, Eater reached out to owner Kanchan Singh to get some statistics about the cafe's first year of operation:

1: New location on the way (California)

2: Number of staffers who adopted a cat after swearing off the idea when originally hired

3: Number of marriage proposals at the cafe

6: Disney movie nights celebrated

9: Number of times the cats broke something "really expensive"

9: Kitten parties hosted

12: Total requests received to open in other cities

13: Times the cats managed to shut down all systems to delay operations

Crumbs & Whiskers [Photo: R. Lopez]
Crumbs & Whiskers [Photo: R. Lopez]

22: Cat yoga classes held

24: Number of Tinder dates held at the cafe

27: Birthday and bachelorette parties held there

Lost track after 32: Number of times a staffer cried after his or her favorite cat was adopted

102: Number of cats adopted since opening

123: Cats removed from shelters to be housed at Crumbs & Whiskers

600: Number of workers' exes names written on the cats' litter boxes

30,000: Total customers served in their first year

Crumbs & Whiskers

3211 O St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007

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