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Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve visited and volunteered at the sanctuary several times over the last 12 years, most recently this week. It’s a well run organization with friendly staff. We had fun hanging out with the cats and sponsoring a cat with special needs. Thanks for all you...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lisambuchanan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is something wonderful about combination of felines and ancient ruins. It definitely makes for a great pic and we all saw plenty of postcards of a kitten on monumental foot in Rome. Torre Argentina will provide you with photo opportunities (well, minus the giant...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ambedo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Yup - this is the spot where ceasar met his demise. You can't enter the ruins - and yes, it IS a cat sancturary now.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TimAndJudy00
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife loves cats and taking photos of cats while travelling and she read that the Torre Argentina ruins in central Rome have lots of cats living there. What we did not realize was that there is an actual cat sanctuary facility on the side...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank TTTraveller76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love cats you must stop here They care for 100s of cat the give medical attention and care for the cats of the ruins Please if you can give a donation

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank millie516
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When my daughter read out the sign, I couldn’t believe that there could be a cat sanctuary in some Roman ruins in the middle of Rome. But then to find you could actually visit the cats! Well that made my day! Truly heartwarming. I loved...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Sunshine769508
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because of the heat, most of the cats took shelter. It was something different to see for the entire family.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as we had seen it advertised and we are so glad we did .We are cat owners so we wanted to go along and we are so glad we did .You can see how much the cats are cared for the staff obviously...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank jazzie70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We put this on our itinerary to do back in the UK as we knew as Cat people this would rock. Wasn't open but the owners were already making the place less cat smelly. Loads of cats in cool spaces. Cats rock. Come see them...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank 130KevinS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cat sanctuary makes use of the Torre Argentina ancient ruins, which used to be a town square with 4 temples back in ancient Roman times, and the cats get to roam around in the safety of the ruins. Visitors can't step foot in the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank sugarbunnycult
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llanoestacado2013
May 23, 2019|
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Response from ClioChicago_Illinois | Reviewed this property |
The shelter and excavation where the cats are is way below street level and the cats are content to stay in the grassy area where the food is! 😺
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KittywakeCruises
January 19, 2019|
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Response from astorsgirl | Reviewed this property |
I would email the center directly to ask if they accept food donations. It never even occurred to me to do so! They are very grateful for cash donations, which is how I contributed. I did their "Long Distance Adoption... More
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ElisaPip
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Lisbeth L | Reviewed this property |
It is open every day of the week!
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