Moderncat Heaven in Belgium: PurrFect Design Opens New Retail Boutique

Wed, Apr 25, 2012

Gifts & Miscellaneous

If Moderncat heaven exists, then this is it! It’s really my dream come true, a high-end pet boutique dedicated to the finest design for felines. Behold PurrFect Design in Antwerp, Belgium. PurrFect Design has operated an online store for a while now, but they recently opened a retail store in Antwerp and I’m completely blown away. Just look at this collection of all our favorite things!

I see the beautiful sculptural scratchers from Marly Gommans, and the incredible alphabet scratchers from Catworks.

They offer a selection of modern cardboard scratchers from Cat-on, and the full line of multi-function furniture from Binq Design.

The selection goes on, and on, and on! Pieces from PetsmoodCat-Interiors, Company of Pets and Wohnblock. My head is spinning! I’m booking a flight to Belgium now!

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18 Responses to “Moderncat Heaven in Belgium: PurrFect Design Opens New Retail Boutique”

  1. 1
    Judy

    I hope your dream comes true! I would enjoy shopping more at a boutique like this than for things for myself. I would also need a bigger house!

  2. 2
    Terrie

    Wow, what an awesome store!! I’d love to be able to go there :)

  3. 3
    Yvette

    Was this open in December 2011? I was just in Antwerp!!! I didn’t see it. darn!! This store looks amazing, and Kate I definitely think you should look into opening your own store!!!!

  4. 4
    jmuhj

    We’d be really happy to be their Guard Panthers & Pantherettes (& servant). We’d work for very modest wages. Honestly.

  5. 5
    Talonvaki

    I need to go to that shop!

    I also totally fell in love with those stuffed kitties shown on a couple of the scratchers in the photos…well, I tracked them down! They’re “Lanky Cats” by Manhattan Toys, and you can get them from Amazon (which, whew! I was afraid they were a European kitty) for not too much!

  6. 6
    Andrea

    Very modern boutique!!! But, sorry that is not in my country!!! buaaaaa

  7. 7
    Debbie

    Wow. There are some luck Belgian kitties! ;D

  8. 8
    Louise

    I store like this in Adelaide would be wonderful. If only we were that lucky.

  9. 9
    Alicia O'Toole

    Thank you Talonvakl for posting what the stuffed cats were called! I was looking at it wondering and was going to ask if anyone knew =^..^=

  10. 10
    Karin

    Hi all,
    First we want to thank Moderncat for all the kind words and compliments. We work hard to gather the nice designs and it is very nice to read this on Moderncat. I’m of course a Moderncat fan for years ;-)

    We have also received a lot of e-mails with questions about the VAT and shippings costs concerning shipping to US, so I would like to clarify this here as well.
    The webshop-software is not able to make the distinction in countries that should or should not pay VAT. Sorry about that.

    BUT that should not be a problem.
    Anyone in US or another country outside EU can send me their ordering-wish-list by email. I will then calculate the cost without VAT and the shipping costs and we’ll handle it all by email. Of course you will also get a correct invoice from us.
    Do note that not all furniture can be shipped to US, but a lot of it can. So that is good news.

    We handle all e-mail as fast as we can, but to take the time difference in account ;-)

    Kind regards to all,
    thanks to all for the nice compiments,
    and hoping to be of service,

    Karin
    Purrfect Design
    http://www.purrfectdesign.net/en/
    info@purrfectdesign.net or karin.weuts@telenet.be

  11. 11
    COCICI

    So great! Fantasy! Cat paradise! My dream…

  12. 12
    DeKa

    Smashingly,Cool!

  13. 13
    Laura

    My cats would leave me for this place

  14. 14
    Genevieve

    Wait a minute….maybe this is what I should do with my life. Open a cat specialty supply store. Hmmmmmmmmmm

  15. 15
    Christine

    Stunning awesome store!! SoSoooSo sorry there’s not one in South Africa….this is cats paradise, (and mine), especially my sphynx cats!!!

  16. 16
    Karin

    No worries… email us and we ship to all over the world ;-)

  17. 17
    Everglades

    Well…. been there, done that…. bought it…. and… it seems they’ll ship it out to anywere in the world…. What a gorgeous shop!!! If ever i’m back in Belgium…. this is the first thing i’ll need to visit… and i’ll check there website first … just to see what new stuff they’ll have for my love ones ;-) ( www.purrfectdesign.be )

  18. 18
    Everglades

    Well…. been there, done that…. bought it…. and… it seems they’ll ship it out to anywere in the world…. What a gorgeous shop!!! If ever i’m back in Belgium…. this is the first thing i’ll need to visit… and i’ll check there website first … just to see what new stuff they’ll have for my love ones ;-)


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