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I Gatti di Su Pallosu

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Via Ziu Triagus | Visit by appointment only., 09070, San Vero Milis, Sardinia, Italy
+39 340 884 2834
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Gatti Paradiso!

Irina and Andrea have created an amazing cat haven, and a heaven for cat lovers! All fifty cats are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed July 16, 2017
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For your visite, only saturday, sunday and tuesday, you must make a reservation for advance. We are a family: free guided tours all year round, by appointment only. The visit lasts 30 minutes. In a remote place of the world, called Su Pallosu (Oristano), in the west coast of Sardinia (Italy) live a huge colony of cats. The colony is formed by 57 cats (35 completely free) and is rapidly become an amazing attraction for tourists from everywhere because of the interest of this rare event, which has led the national media attention there. The feline sanctuary of Su Pallosu in Sardinia hosts a total of 57 cats, all endowed with microchip. All female and all male cats are neutered. The colony is about a hundred years old, is managed by two cats-lovers Andrea e Irina and Associazione Culturale Amici di Su Pallosu; never received any public funding: all feeding and medical expenses are funded by volunteers. Therefore people living in the near village are voluntarily organized to support and protect the felines. All the secrets of this magic site will be uncovered in the course of 7 stages of the visit, by Andrea and Irina, who live 24/7 in the site. 1) Area Cat Feeding; 2) Cat Shelter; 3)Feline Garden; 4)Gianni Atzori Mineral Collection; 5)Turtle Area; 6)History, Wildlife, and Art exposition at the Casa Museo Gianni Atzori. 7)Nuragic Cat Beach. The association does NOT accept any new cats, and reports to the authorities whoever abandons animals on the premises (Law 727 of code of penal procedure). We are voluntaries who never received any public financing or monies. All our activities are fully self-financed and self-managed.Activities carried out so far for the protection of the 57 extraordinary cats of Su Pallosu, since 2010: Microchip insertion, Feeding Specialized health treatment (Clinica Veterinaria Duemari di Oristano) Thousands of veterinarian visits, daily treatments, surgeries, on over 120 adult cats neutered as of 2015, were possible thanks to the contributions of private citizens like yourself.
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Via Ziu Triagus | Visit by appointment only., 09070, San Vero Milis, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Irina and Andrea have created an amazing cat haven, and a heaven for cat lovers! All fifty cats are named and loved, and are obviously very happy in this little corner of paradise! Only Guido and one other wanted to come down to the beach...More

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Andrea A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guests, We really appreciate your review published on TripAdvisor. We are grateful for your remarks and especially we are happy to know that you had good visite at our “Oasi Felina Su Pallosu ”. Thank you for recommending Su Pallosu Cat's colony, do not...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

I wasn't too sure what to expect. We were eating a lovely meal looking at things to do locally on Trip Advisor and came across this. We both adore cats and have 3 beautiful ones back home. I quickly emailed them and hoped that we...More

Thank Anna W
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Andrea A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Dear guests, We really appreciate your review published on TripAdvisor. We are grateful for your remarks and especially we are happy to know that you had good visite at our “Oasi Felina Su Pallosu ”. Thank you for recommending Su Pallosu Cat's colony, do not...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Cats all well looked after and comfortable around people! Lovely people who genuinely care about the cats and their welfare.More

Thank Laura R
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Andrea A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Dear guests, We really appreciate your review published on TripAdvisor. We are grateful for your remarks and especially we are happy to know that you had good visite at our “Oasi Felina Su Pallosu ”. Thank you for recommending Su Pallosu Cat's colony, do not...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

I visited the feline colony some days ago and I have still in my eyes the beautiful landscape, the lovely furry four legs friends, while I enjoyed the company of their human assistants! But it is not just kitties and landscape, it is also history...More

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Andrea A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Dear guests, We really appreciate your review published on TripAdvisor. :) We are grateful for your remarks and especially we are happy to know that you had good visite at our “Oasi Felina Su Pallosu ”. Thank you for recommending Su Pallosu Cat's colony, do...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2016

The owners have converted their old family home on a beach in the fishing village in Su Pallosu into one of the world's most interesting cat sanctuaries. Not only does the tour include visiting over 50 wonderfully spoiled kitties, many of them rescues or abandoned...More

Thank Colin L
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Andrea A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Dear guests, We really appreciate your review published on TripAdvisor. We are grateful for your remarks and especially we are happy to know that you had good visite at our “Oasi Felina Su Pallosu ”. Thank you for recommending Su Pallosu Cat's colony, do not...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

The feline colony is really a unique site worth a detour for catlovers. The cats seem to be enjoying a great life in a stunningly beautiful place. The tour made by the host was interesting and most cats were friendly and very social. A very...More

Thank pjeanne
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Andrea A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2016

Dear guests, We really appreciate your review published on TripAdvisor. We are grateful for your remarks and especially we are happy to know that you had good visite at our “Oasi Felina Su Pallosu ”. Thank you for recommending Su Pallosu Cat's colony, do not...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I had marked this place down as a spot on our honeymoon because my wife loves cats and it didn't disappoint. The story and tour were interesting and it's clear Andrea and his family are putting in a Herculean effort to care for these cats...More

Thank flemming85
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Andrea A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2016

Dear guests, We really appreciate your review published on TripAdvisor. We are grateful for your remarks and especially we are happy to know that you had good visite at our “Oasi Felina Su Pallosu ”. Thank you for recommending Su Pallosu Cat's colony, do not...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2016

We drove some 140 Kms through the Sardinian mountainous interior to get to the cat beach and yes, it was worth the effort. Andreas made us most welcome as the only Brits on this tour, translating all his presentation into English for us. The efforts...More

Thank Neil B
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Andrea A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2016

Dear guests, We really appreciate your review published on TripAdvisor. We are grateful for your remarks and especially we are happy to know that you had good visite at our “Oasi Felina Su Pallosu ”. Thank you for recommending Su Pallosu Cat's colony, do not...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We, Agnes and me were looking forward to to go here. Just send an email when you want and take some cat food as a present. You get a lovely tour and meet most of the cats, ofcourse there are many sleeping but thats normal...More

Thank Bastiaan K
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Andrea A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2016

Dear guests, We really appreciate your review published on TripAdvisor. We are grateful for your remarks and especially we are happy to know that you had good visite at our “Oasi”. Thank you for recommending Su Pallosu Cat's colony, do not forget that we will...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Loved this quaint beach. A very small area and needed to rent a car for the visit from Alghero but well worth it for the cat lover. A reservation for a tour was required. Hosts were very friendly and have taken on the admirable task...More

Thank SGDelaware
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Andrea A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2016

Thank's ! :) Attention, I remind everyone: for your visite you must make a reservation for advance. We are a family: free guided tours all year round, by appointment only.

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Unfortunatelly our store is only open for on-site purchase. We are still not implementing internet purchase or off-site postal delivery of any merchandize. If you want, you can make a donation clicking on our official... More
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