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“Glad They're Saving Cats”
Review of Big Cat Rescue

Big Cat Rescue
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$36.00*
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Big Cat Rescue for Kids Tour in Tampa
Ranked #4 of 196 things to do in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Do you see yourself looking over the vast Serengeti plains, searching the horizon for a glimpse of a pride of Lions, or a Leopard lounging in the trees? Do you imagine yourself in India, riding an elephant through the high grass with your eyes peeled for the elusive Tiger? Have you ever thought how great it would be to hike through the rainforest, listening to the tropical birds, ever on the lookout for a Leopard or an Ocelot high in the canopy? Have you ever been to the zoo and wanted to be closer to the exotic cats; so close you could almost touch them? You don't have to spend tens of thousands of dollars to make these dreams come true. The world's largest accredited big cat rescue facility is right here in Tampa, Florida at Big Cat Rescue.
Sedona, Arizona
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223 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“Glad They're Saving Cats”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Only guided tours are allowed, which is good. The tour guides are knowledgeable. You only stop when the guide does, but you get a good look at most of the animals. It's very sad to see how many animals are just thrown away and it's particularly bad in Florida because anyone can have a tiger in their backyard.

Visited December 2012
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Tampa, Florida
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“Great way to see such beautiful animals!”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

I like the animals environment, very natural not a cage. They all were very healthy. The guide was wonderful. I recommend adopting a cat and help support the organization. Very nice time!

Visited August 2012
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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“So fun! Cant wait to go back!”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

I went on a feeding tour and it was so fun! I loved it and the staff is very knowledgeable about their animals. Cant wait to go back!

Visited January 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Keeper's Tour”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Basically this tour is $100 for the keepers to walk around, talk to you about how they train the animals, and then feed them, so that you actually can see almost every type of cat there. It was wonderful. I got to see almost every cat. Totally worth the money. Bring water!

Visited September 2012
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Umatilla, Florida
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“animal lover must see”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

Eye opening experience, especially for cat/animal lovers. Plus, proceeds go to care for the rescued cats, so your money goes to a good cause.

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