Sunday, October 30, 2016

Cats add cozy feel to Elmwood gift shop

The Thin Ice gift shop, 719 Elmwood Ave., has two unique feline staff members. The store owner, Therese Deutschlander, brings her two cats Simon and Atti to work with her each day. Deutschlander says not only do the cats feel right at home in the store, but customers delight in seeing the cats and will even show her photographs of their own pets. “A lot of customers are visiting from out of town and they’ve had to leave their cats at home so they miss them, so it’s nice to kind of get a little cat fix,” Deutschlander said. By Melissa Burrowes