Shut Up & Cats !!

Just like Shut Up & Write, but with Cats!

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Saturday 27th October. Three hours of academic writing with cats! 11am until 2pm


Join us at Neko HQ Cat Rescue Cat Lounge. 120 Regent St, Preston, Victoria


Relax in a lounge chair with a journal article, or tap away at your keyboard around the dining table… with a cat on your lap!


  • Arrive at Neko HQ Cat Lounge for an 11am start

  • 11 - 11:30: Meet and greet with the cats, who are available for adoption

  • 11:30 - 1:30: Four x 25 minute writing/reading sessions with 5 minute breaks

  • 1:30 - 2: Cats and conversation

Price: $55 per person.

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Essential Info

Please ensure your laptop is fully charged (or has 2 hours worth of battery) as there are no charging facilities at the venue.

Up to 15 cats will be at the venue. All are available for adoption. To learn more about Neko HQ, visit

Food and drink available to purchase. Or, bring your own - but no chocolate, as it is dangerous for cats. If you plan on purchasing food, bring cash as EFTPOS is not available.

Limited places.


Shut Up And Cats is an Academic Writing Retreats initiative in support of Neko HQ Cat Rescue.

Learn more about Neko HQ here.