You can drink a coffee with a hedgehog in this new hedgehog cafe

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  • Cuddle a hedgehog inbetween your cuppa at this new caff

    We didn’t think there were many animals that could ‘out-cute’ the puppies and kittens in the trendo cafes which have sprung up recently.

    That’s until we saw this baby hedgehog cafe.

    Yep, your life could be improved SIGNIFICANTLY for the nominal fee of just £6 on weekdays and £8.50 on weekends and holidays, an amount that will buy you an hour of play-time with these spiky little balls of love, according to Reuters.

    The only downside? Oh, yeah, it’s in Tokyo folks.

    The new cafe is called Harry – a play on the Japanese word for ‘hedgehog’ harinezumi – and is situated in Tokyo’s trendy Roppongi district, famous for its bars and nightlife.

    It’s the latest animal-themed eatery to open in Japan which also has cafes catering to those with a desire to cuddle bunnies, snakes, owls and penguins. (That’s it we’re moving).

    Hedgehogs aren’t native to Japan but are commonly kept as pets.

    The Harry cafe is home to the same building as another caff that lets locals pet rabbits. One member of staff, Mizuki Murata, noted that there have been queues down the street since the hedgehog place opened in February. (We’re pretty sure we’d never leave).

    ‘We wanted to show people the charm of hedgehogs, which give the impression of being hard to handle. We wanted to get rid of that image by letting people touch them,’ Murata told Reuters.

    ‘The cutest thing about hedgehogs is getting them to finally open up and show you their face.’

    Yeah that sounds pretty darn adorable alright, but what about their little furry faces? Any teeny ears? We can’t deal.

    Alright, who’s gonna be first to bring this to cafe to Shoreditch, anyone?

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