Sheffield city centre business issues cryptic message over unexpected closure

A Sheffield city centre business has issued a cryptic message explaining its unexpected closure.

Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 7:58 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 2:25 pm

Kitty Barn – a so-called ‘cat cafe’ on Chapel Walk off Fargate – posted the pictured message in its windows on Tuesday.

The message reads: “Due to unforseen circumstances we are closed until further notice p.s. the cats are fine.”

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The sign in the window of the Kitty Barn on Chapel Walk in Sheffield (photo: David Walsh).

No other information about why the premises are closed has been shared on their Facebook page and there is no answer on the number proviuded on their website.

Kitty Barn recently won the rising star award and received an honourable mention certificate for start up retailer of the year at the inaugural Sheffield City Centre Retail Awards earlier this month.

Cat cafes are themed cafes which feature cats that can be watched and played with which statyed life in Japan more than 20 years ago but are now hugely popular worldwide.