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Big Cat Rescue

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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 18 September 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
Worth the cost

Wife and I went to the big cat rescue this weekend and did the standard walking tour. Our guide... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Daniel N
Middleburg, Florida
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12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL 33625-3702
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank shill629
Reviewed 17 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 17 September 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank debD3S
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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!!!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Tisha V
Reviewed 12 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank exttam
Reviewed 9 September 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank gericson
Reviewed 6 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank stefano s
Reviewed 6 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SueLovesDuke
Reviewed 4 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Brittany B
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place this is. The owners and volunteers are helping to house these beautiful animals in large and interesting enclosures so they can live their lives in relative comfort. Our guide, Alex was clearly doing one of his first tours and kept getting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
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.