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Big Cat Rescue

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12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL 33625-3702
+1 813-920-4130
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Beautiful well cared for cats

We went on the tour and saw many of the cats enjoying their day. The animals were beautiful and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Emilie F
via mobile
The love of cats...

I am a cat lover of all kinds. Theses cats are very well taken care of. I thought it might be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Do you see yourself looking over the vast Serengeti plains, searching the horizon for a glimpse of a pride of Lions, or a Leopard lounging in the trees? Do you imagine yourself in India, riding an elephant through the high grass with your eyes peeled for the elusive Tiger? Have you ever thought how great it would be to hike through the rainforest, listening to the tropical birds, ever on the lookout for a Leopard or an Ocelot high in the canopy? Have you ever been to the zoo and wanted to be closer to the exotic cats; so close you could almost touch them? You don't have to spend tens of thousands of dollars to make these dreams come true. The world's largest accredited big cat rescue facility is right here in Tampa, Florida at Big Cat Rescue.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL 33625-3702
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the tour and saw many of the cats enjoying their day. The animals were beautiful and the tour guide had a ton of information about the individual cats and the species. This would be a great educational experience for kids but it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Big Cat Rescue recently and enjoyed the afternoon. The volunteer tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable. Our group had lots of questions and they were able to answer them. The cats seem to be well cared for and enjoy their large...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have great respect for the care "Big Cat" gives to their animals. The compassion and concern show. If you like cats, this is a great place to spend an afternoon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been twice but honestly its been a while since our last visit. Nice guided walking tour through the rescue. Interesting to hear how they acquired the animals and to see how beautiful and graceful these cats are.

Thank ARB111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

learned so much and want to do more to help these big cats, Cooler weather is obviously the best time to observe them but I went when it was warmer and they were just as exciting to see and experience. They have different experiences that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went because my 11 year old has been talking about it for over a year! It was a great experience! We will be back!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was worried I would be sad about seeing these cats but quickly realized they have found great forever homes! We really enjoyed our time on the Feeding Tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable. She answered our questions and really seemed to enjoy her job...More

Thank Penny S
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Shannon B
25 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
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rainbow1poole
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.
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Aimee G
29 April 2018|
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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.
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