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Lanai Animal Rescue Center

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Address: PO box 63-1577, Lanai City, Lanai, HI
Phone Number: (808) 215-9066
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Worth a detour (3 stars!)

I loved this place! Imagine 400 healthy, inquisitive, happy cats living in harmony. The place is filled with clever and natural get-a-ways to give each cat their own place when... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I loved this place! Imagine 400 healthy, inquisitive, happy cats living in harmony. The place is filled with clever and natural get-a-ways to give each cat their own place when they've had enough communal living. Imagine no odor, no fights . . . This is the most perfect kitty kommune and a wonderful place to pick your next cat(s). It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

You can tell the cats love it here. It's an outdoor shelter with wooden structures and trees with nests and tons of hiding places for the cats to relax. The cats are so healthy and friendly. The owner, Kathy, drove in from town just to give us a personal tour. Any of these cats would make great pets.

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Minden, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Our jeep rental lady suggested that we check it out. A bit hard to find as there was no roadside signage. There were about 400 cats there of all shapes, sizes and colors. Most wanted attention and would come up and want to be petted. The staff was very friendly and caring of the animals.a neat place to visit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I wasn't expecting a lot when I read up about the cat sanctuary but the tremendous amounts of positive reviews from Tripadvisor made it a must see place when we were in Lanai. My expectations were blown away from the minute we pulled up to when we left an hour later (wish I could have stayed a few more). Kathy... More 

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Berkeley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The focus of my trip to Lana'i was to spend time at the Lanai Animal Rescue Center. I had three days of playing with all the wonderful kitties, spending time with the fabulous cat caretakers and meeting the founder of the Center. The cats are all beautiful, almost all of them are friendly and solicit your attention and demand a... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Daughters and Wife loved this place- not a cat fan, but it was nice to see how dedicated the volunteers are to helping the cats. Nice stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

After spending 8 glorious days on Lanai, I saved the best for last and visited the Sanctuary (should be Kitty Nirvana)! The creativity and dedication of the staff who care 24/7 for almost 400 furry friends is beyond belief. Not only is each kitty named, recognized and spoken to by name, but each one is loved and petted every day!... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

If you are in Maui with your children or not...Take the short ferry ride from Lahaina to the tiny island of Lanai. Shuttle up the hill to visit the FREE come See ... Lanai Animal Rescue Center. Never have I been in a more natural Hawaiian attraction, overlooking the Ocean, and stopped in time. This Sanctuary, founded and run by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

what a wonderful little spot! had a great time with my boyfriend playing with the cats and talking to cathy. highly recommend checking it out- ive never seen a place like it before!

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Mosman, NSW, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We spent some time at the Lana'i Animal Rescue Center, which has been set up to trap the cats on the island and rehome them where possible. They had over 300 cats there, all well fed and cared for in an enclosed situation. Such good work deserves accolades. Well done to the woman who set it up and the volunteers... More 

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