Iceland’s first Kattakaffihús, or ‘Cat Café,’ opened its doors last week.
Pets will be allowed on public buses alongside their humans in the Reykjavík capital area starting tomorrow.
Strætó BS has received approval from the Ministry for the Environment for a pilot project allowing pets on public buses.
Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir will prepare a new risk assessment for the Icelandic government on the import of cats and dogs.
An amendment to health regulations now permits restaurant owners to allow dogs and cats in their establishment, subject to certain conditions.
A Swiss woman was arrested in Höfn, southeast Iceland, on Saturday evening for smuggling her cat into Iceland. The cat was found and destroyed by authorities.