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Address: 3718 60th St W, Rosamond, CA 93560-7779
Phone Number: 661 256 3793
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This is a small non-profit exotic feline breeding center about 1 hour north...

This is a small non-profit exotic feline breeding center about 1 hour north of Los Angeles which houses over 70 exotic endangered cats.

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Great place !!

Went there on a Thursday and it was great,pretty hot out though,we got to see most of the exotic cats.The staff is very friendly and helpful.Its was amazing seeing the cats... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cindy G
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there on a Thursday and it was great,pretty hot out though,we got to see most of the exotic cats.The staff is very friendly and helpful.Its was amazing seeing the cats up-close.

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Thank Cindy G
Rosamond, California
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun and inexpensive day trip for the family. Everyone enjoyed the experience... Need the teens:) Updated look.

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Thank M G
Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have probably been to "The Cat House" 50 times over the years. There is a wide variety of large and small wild cats, including 3 tigers. It's great to get so close with these animals! While it's rather quaint and a bit out of the way, it's fun to see these different types of animals. The volunteer staff is... More 

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Thank hpytravler67
Santa Barbara, California
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been this close to such large "Cats". Each one has it's own personality and they display it willingly. We were at the Twilight Tour. Loved watching the Cats play and perform by all their antics. I want to go back for a Infared Tour, to see them after dark. Can't wait to go back. It is hot... More 

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Thank Patti G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Who knew there were so many different varieties of Big Cats? This small zoo is wonderful for getting a fairly close look at all kinds of cats. The volunteers are well educated and obviously very dedicated. I love all the walkways and shade trees... EFBC breeds some of the cats for the preservation of the species, working with other zoos... More 

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Thank Susan Q
Rosamond, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I took my 2 year old to this place and we both had a blast. She loved all the "Kitties" as she put it. Very friendly staff and would actually go and talk to you about the Cats as well as when they are about to feed them. Was a great morning trip

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Thank Bobby G
Arroyo Grande
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134 reviews
45 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

This facility breeds rare felines that are endangered. It is a service to the world of animals. It is clean and the animals are well cared for. It was a fascinating place to visit.

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Thank olblu92
Los Angeles, California
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58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This place is so unique because they house and care for a variety of wild felines. Some of them are beautiful and they do rotate them out. When I do not know. They also have peacocks that wander the grounds. Most of the felines tend to hide and it's very educational. Though do be wary that they are located in... More 

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Thank reader_girl932
Rosamond, California
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The cats are more active on cool days. So if possible schedule your trip accordingly. I last went in February and the cats were pretty active.

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Thank 04SVTBabe
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Went here with my 12 year old granddaughter and loved it. The cats are close up and active during our visit. There are beautiful rare cats like margay and sand cat - even fisher cat. Quiet and charming. You can see the old gold mine on the hill above the compound. Parking close and free. Cost minimal and picnic facility... More 

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