“This is the biggest indoor cat genre in the world,” she tells Việt Nam News. “Raising a cat is like raising a child,” she says. When I return home exhausted from work, they just greet me and rub their soft hair on me, I forget all my tiredness and hold them in my hands.”Many Vietnamese cat lovers have now gathered in communities to share their experiences. There are various clubs including Vietnam Feline Club and Saigon Cat Club in HCM City, the Vietnam Felinology Alliance (VFA), the Vietnam Cat Association, and many more. “People cannot raise wild cats as they are among animals need to be protected by Vietnamese law under the CITES treaty,” she says.