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Big Cat Rescue

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Big Cat Rescue is a great organization that provides a wonderful place for abused and abandoned... read more

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Soldotna, Alaska
If you love cats...

Brought my 10 year old granddaughter. She is such an animal lover I knew she would love it. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL 33625-3702
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Reviewed today

Big Cat Rescue is a great organization that provides a wonderful place for abused and abandoned cats. If you love cats you will love touring their fantastic facility and could greatly use your help in donations to support them in their efforts.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Brought my 10 year old granddaughter. She is such an animal lover I knew she would love it. The guide, Fred, did an excellent job telling us about all the cats we did see. My granddaughter's favorite part was seeing domestic kittens that the rescue...More

1  Thank shill629
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wife and I went to the big cat rescue this weekend and did the standard walking tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the cats and was entertaining. Learned a lot of information and saw lots of big cats. Only drawback was it was Hot...More

1  Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family learned many things about what goes on with “Big Cats” at this facility. It was a pleasure to hear about the time and efforts that go into saving these beautiful animals and the volunteers that make this happen. The information they have provided...More

1  Thank debD3S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so great and the way they treat the big cats is just awesome! I'm really glad they have ample room to roam and have as many volunteers as the do. Great job guys!!!

1  Thank Tisha V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit! These cats are resces that are absolutely beautiful,and well taken care of.

1  Thank exttam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove several hours up from south of Sarasota to see The Big Cat Rescue only to see this narrow "Easy Street" dirt road. Well wondered more where our contributions were going for these rescue animals. That impression was short lived as we reached the...More

1  Thank gericson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited big cat rescue in September 2018, opting for the private tour. I was positively surprised by the attention and passion volunteers put in their job. Every one was extremely kind and friendly and the animals were awesome. At the beginning I was a...More

1  Thank stefano s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of kitties! But we went on an August afternoon tour and it was super hot. I don't care but the cats did and half of them were not out. Still worth the visit anyway.

1  Thank SueLovesDuke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a serious cat fan, I loved this place. But even my sister, who is not fond of cats, enjoyed it. It was so fun to see the cats up close and learn about them from our great tour guide. Our kids enjoyed it too....More

1  Thank Brittany B
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Shannon B
24 June 2018|
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Response from LJJ88 | Reviewed this property |
There was a little girl maybe 10 there when we went. The docent said the cats are a little too interested in small children. I saw one of the cats really eyeballing this young girl. So my guess is that it’s a pretty good... More
30 April 2018|
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Response from smg12657 | Reviewed this property |
The one we like the best is the 9 AM Sat feeders tour. You get to see all the cats awake, looking to be fed and watching the caretakers feed them. It really is awesome.
Aimee G
29 April 2018|
Response from Patricia M | Reviewed this property |
Sandals are ok. Insects arent bad right now but bring repellant just in case. Bring sunscreen and hat.