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Mann Cat Sanctuary

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Main Road, Ash Villa, Santon IM4 1EE
+44 1624 824195
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Cats cats cats

Absolute dedication from Sue and all the volunteers, this is a safe haven for cats who are loved... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
We loved it

We went to this place as soon as we got of the boat as last time we came on Island we missed their... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Mann Cat Sanctuary is a registered charity in the Isle of Man, No. 705. It is a safe haven for neglected and unwanted cats. We operate a strict non-destruct policy, unless an animal is suffering from a terminal illness or has injuries that are beyond veterinary help. If you don't like old age and imperfection then this is not the place to visit! We Welcome visitors during the summer on Wednesday and Sunday from 2pm-5pm. The entrance fee is a six pack of cat food!
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Main Road, Ash Villa, Santon IM4 1EE
+44 1624 824195
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Absolute dedication from Sue and all the volunteers, this is a safe haven for cats who are loved and looked after so well by all..bus stop outside, don't forget the dreamies! The cats just want to be stroked and cuddled, even had one in the...More

Thank Elaineodea
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went to this place as soon as we got of the boat as last time we came on Island we missed their opening times. Cats are all well kept and looked after with much love... It can be a little strange going here at...More

Thank WoodyDuWittlol
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Against my better judgement I took my wife here despite reminding her that we found this place creepy when we last on the island some years ago. It hasn't changed, and we were heading back to the car after a few minutes. My wife tried...More

Thank CrumpySeaford
MannCatSanctuary, Owner at Mann Cat Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Good afternoon, It is difficult to understand the reason for your return given how you found your visit here. We have also identified yourself from our cameras and was disappointed to see that you only walked in straight out again without looking around. You will...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

As the sanctuary is only open on two afternoons each week, make sure you block it into your diary when you go to the Isle of Man. Great place, lots of lovely cats who want to be stroked and visit with you. Congratulations on your...More

1  Thank Kirsty M
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Every type of cat from every age group, all very relaxed and friendly. Had a very friendly ginger cat even greet us in the car park! It is a wonder that they all get on so well, it's a testament to how well looked after...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

From a young child I have visited here about once a year. If you love cats its a must. As soon as you park up you get greeted by a cat or two! They have free roam of the yard and house and can do...More

1  Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Missed it on the 1st occasion we visited but the missus is a big Cat fan and it was a must this time. Lovely set up for the Moggies. Folks there mice and Friendly. You could well have some new friends after a visit with...More

Thank George N
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Lovely place to visit although it makes me feel sad and annoyed that they have to rescue so many cats,

Thank YorkieGSer
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We have 4 cats at home, so you could say that we are cat lovers, and whilst visiting IOM we had heard about the Mann Cat Sanctuary. From first driving into the court yard and parking up to leaving the sanctuary you are surrounded by...More

2  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Me and my family visited after my brother telling me so much about this wonder haven! We couldn't resist of course. When we arrived, there were... CATS everywhere! It was a delight to see; smiling people, happy cats and a sense of relaxation. I simply...More

1  Thank LauraDav123
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Dennis B
8 August 2015|
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Response from beccy R | Reviewed this property |
The bus stops pretty much outside the sanctuary every ten minutes. The steam train stops at Santon station every two hours too and goes from Douglas. It's a ten minute walk from there (consult a map beforehand so you don't... More
Dennis B
8 August 2015|
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Response from BrendaC205 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a bus or two, not sure of the numbers though.