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Lanai Cat Sanctuary

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Address: PO box 63-1577, 1 Kaupili Road, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
Phone Number: 18082159066
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Longing for the cat you left at home? Don't miss Lanai`s open-air...

Longing for the cat you left at home? Don't miss Lanai`s open-air sanctuary, a happy haven for spayed and neutered cats. Imagine a large playground in paradise, where cats romp and play in Hawaii's sunshine, and snooze under shady trees. Purring cats of all shapes and sizes eagerly await your visit. Our caregivers, who joyfully care for the cats, would love to meet you too. If you're interested in adopting a cat, we love matchmaking!

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Great, as always

This is our second time to the sanctuary and they are doing wonders with the place. It has been expanded to accommodate more cats and there are plenty of places for you to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
speedster400
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our second time to the sanctuary and they are doing wonders with the place. It has been expanded to accommodate more cats and there are plenty of places for you to see cats relaxing. The cats love the attention and we had several that followed us wherever we went. We ended up adopting a couple cats in place.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister & I visited when in Lanai in February. Were very lucky to be there when Kathy the founder was there. This is a wonderful place with caring staff & volunteers. If you're visiting Lanai or Maui (easy ferry ride from Lahaina to lanai) & need a kitty fix, visit the Cat Sanctuary. You won't be sorry. Kitty co-mingling... More 

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Orange County, California
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’ve never seen so many cats in one place! More than 400 stray kitties wanting to be petted and loved. They are all spayed and neutered and regularly seen by a vet. It’s a pretty mellow bunch which is surprising with so many animals in one space. In addition to taking care of the cats, this non-profit’s mission is to... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to find this on Tripadvisor and took a day trip from Maui to Lanai and this was our first stop! I would highly recommend a visit if you are traveling to Lanai. The Kathy and the entire staff was incredibly welcoming and knowledgeable. They gave us a tour and answered all of our questions and let... More 

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Mesa, Arizona, USA
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the incredible fortune of visiting the Lanai Cat Sanctuary and visiting Kathy Carroll the founder, Mike her assistant, and over 400 formerly feral cats rescued from around Lanai and now living at the sanctuary. Not only are they caring for the cats by feeding them and providing veterinary care but the are protecting the native birds of Hawaii... More 

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Dublin, CA
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

If we could, we would give Lanai Cat Sanctuary 10 stars. It is an incredible experience and we spend 5 hours there (we missed our cat at home). Instead of adding to other reviewer's praise, this review is more of a "how to visit from Maui/Lahaina primer". If you are vacationing on Maui, view the Lanai Cat Sanctuary as another... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in here with a mate whilst spending a day on Lanai. Well worth the time out to come and play with the cats and chat with the sanctuary staff. There are over 400 cats that have been rescued from all over the island. Most are very friendly and all are very clean. The whole experience is a lot of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Great stop off before heading back to Maui - a quick activity to see and play with some great animals. It was very close to the LNY airport and easy to find off the main road - just follow the gravel road at the stone sign up and it's on the right up the hill- highly recommended !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

The workers here are extremely friendly and will after a short walk of the grounds let you go nuts with toys and brushes to play with all the cats. We were lucky and got here right before it started raining hard. Even if it rains though when you land on the island, the cats here have plenty of open sheltered... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Great place to visit, well over 400 cats and the sanctuary owner is fantastic and loves what she does. These kitties have a great home and are showered with love. The cats enjoy visitors and will swarm you for attention.

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