‘Snuggle House’ in Madison attorney’s crosshairs

City officials and many onlookers believe the business, which claims to be strictly for platonic human contact, is a front for prostitution.

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The Snuggle House in Madison, Wis., is facing backlash from assistant city attorney and noted snuggle detractor Jenifer Zilavy, who wants to slap a few rules on a local snuggling operation before it can operate as a business.

Snuggle House seeks to charge $60 an hour for some no-funny-business snuggling, but the city is worried the snuggles could lead to more and that the business is a front for prostitution.

The idea for the business likely comes from snuggle establishments in New York, such as The Snuggery, which mostly caters to widows and widowers who are feeling lonely.

Zilavy wants to make sure there are rules and processes in place.

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

“If they’re snuggling with somebody who gets aroused and wants more, what do they have in place to deal with that? Because that’s going to happen, there’s no doubt about it,” Zilavy said.

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