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Address: N. 17020 Newport Hwy, Mead, WA 99021
Phone Number: 509-238-4126
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Hot day so totally understand the animals weren't super active...such amazing animals and probably closer than alot of zoos...they are a teaching facility for "zookeepers", so it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Bozeman, Montana
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Bozeman, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Hot day so totally understand the animals weren't super active...such amazing animals and probably closer than alot of zoos...they are a teaching facility for "zookeepers", so it was fun to talk to them one on one about the individual animals, what they do, and their future plans for work...a very worthy place as they are a "rescue" for inappropriate pets... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Easy to find off of Hwy 2. This is a tiny zoo whose facilities have improved some since my last visit several years ago. All the cats look very healthy. It was fun to watch one of the Tigers jump into their own tub of water and just lounge there for awhile. There is a printed story about each cat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My daughter, niece and I chose to drive up to cat tales as a day trip from Tri-Cities. Admission was kind of steep (i thought at first) for such a small park, but once we got inside and saw all the animals (Siberian and Bengal tigers, white tigers, mountain lions, bobcats, lynxs, lions and a bear!) At a large zoo,... More 

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Cashmere, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My husband, mother in law and niece visited Cattales on June 2. One of the best experiences I've ever had. Though very small as far as the environments for the animals, you could tell that the staff and others at the Zoo really had the animals' best interests at heart. Many of the cats are geriatric and have health issues... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I'm a huge fan of good zoos and good rescue organizations. While there are a couple of good exhibit-type spaces, the rest are more like kennels; certainly inadequate to meet the needs of the cats. Especially regarding the biggest species, enrichment is nonexistent, the spaces are much too small, shelters are terrible, and several of the animals I observed were... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It was nice to go see the cats at cat tales. This is really good place for the kids to visit. I would have been nice ce if I could have feed one of the big cats.

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Spokane, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

it is great to have a place that saves these majestic animals I have brought visitors from Australia to visit Cat Tails

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Lakeland, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The reviewers who berated this attraction trouble me. The enclosures were clean, secure and the cats appeared to be well fed and in good health. There are a few things critics need to consider. Throw a $20-30 million dollar upgrade and a multi-million dollar annual operating budget at Cat Tales and it would be spectacular. Now to the reality of... More 

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Spokane WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you are in the Spokane area, Cat Tales is well worth the visit. Be aware that this is not a zoo; it is a zoological training center and is focused on training zoo-keepers and the rescue of big cats. Whenever we have company from out of town, we plan a visit to Cat Tales. I love the way the... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I liked that the cats were being saved and taken care of, but they need a bigger area. I also liked being able to feed the Tiger, He is so majaestic. Please Help the Big Cats

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Address: N. 17020 Newport Hwy, Mead, WA 99021
Phone Number: 509-238-4126
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mead

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