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Lanai Cat Sanctuary

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Address: 1 Kaupili Road, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763-1577
Phone Number: 18082159066
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Friendly and adorable

This was a delightful and fun experience for our animal loving family. The cats were so friendly wanting to be loved and petted. Great photo opportunity with many unusual looking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a delightful and fun experience for our animal loving family. The cats were so friendly wanting to be loved and petted. Great photo opportunity with many unusual looking cats.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being cat lovers we had to put this place on our to do list. Lanai is a 30 min flight from Honolulu to the small island of Lanai. Lots of rugged beaches and "raw" terrain for exploring via 4WD Jeep. The sanctuary is a domestic cat sized preserve much like the ones you see for the big cats on TV.... More 

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Roseburg, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I wish we had more time to stay here before taking off to get geocaches before our ferry arrived. They're open 10-3 and we got there around 1:30 - it didn't leave us much time. All these cats are well cared for and Mike, one of the employees who gave us a tour, obviously knows most, if not all, of... More 

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

This is the must see place on Lanai. They have built a place of pure happiness. Professionally run by really helpful, dedicated and happy people. Considering the number of cats, the sanctuary is spotless. There are cats of every size, shape and color. All cats are neutered and spayed. They come running when you come through the gate. They are... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited Maui, but came knowing we had to take the ferry over to Lanai to see their cat sanctuary. My daughter & I were greeted by the largest amount of the most beautiful cats we had ever encountered right at the entrance. All they wanted was love! We brought toys and treats to donate, though, of course and the cats... More 

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Zillah, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We loved the Lanai Cat Sanctuary! It's hard to share the scope of the place, but there are over 450 cats on the well-kept property; cats are on, under, and in everything, everywhere: the trees and other vegetation, cat houses, tables, baskets, sinks, boxes, etc. They are remarkably friendly given that most were trapped and rescued (and they need a... More 

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North Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

When I asked my daughter about her favorite part of our 10 day Hawaii vacation the Lanai Cat Sanctuary was #1. Hundreds of cats, very well cared for on a beautiful island. She loved it.

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We have been to Maui several times, and we like to do at least 1 new thing every time we go. This time, we opted to take the Lahaina ferry over to Lanai. And what is the #1 thing to do (thanks, Trip Advisor!!) on Lanai? Go to the Lanai Cat Sanctuary! It was what I hoped for, and more!!... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

A absolute wonderful place for the homeless kitties on Lanai! The volunteers do an amazing job of caring for these cats, including a separate area for the HIV positive ones. It's wonderful to see a no-kill sanctuary that also protects the bird and other wildlife populations on the island from their feline predators. If only this could be done around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Terrific service to the people of Lana'i and a great stop for kitty love when you are vacationing in paradise!

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