The Pet Issue: A Covington Cat Cafe, the Dogs of Cincy, Pet-Friendly Bars and More

In this Pet Issue, we go inside a Covington cat cafe, learn about the "Dogs of Cincy" and round-up some places to drink with your pet.

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Photo: Danielle Schuster
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The word “pet,” according to the Oxford English Dictionary, has its origins in the Scottish Gaelic word peata (or Old Irish petta), meaning “a tame animal.” But a half century later, the word carries a little more prestige than the suggestion of mere domestication.

The modern pet — be it a dog, cat, bird, fish or any of the Insta-famous varieties of mini-pigs, raccoons or capybaras — can be a companion, brandable social media income stream and/or surrogate for any number of relationships, from “fur baby” to therapist.

In this Pet Issue, we go inside a Covington cat cafe, learn about the "Dogs of Cincy" and round-up some places to drink with your pet.

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