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“Big Cat Day”
Review of Big Cat Rescue

Big Cat Rescue
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Big Cat Rescue for Kids Tour in Tampa
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Ranked #4 of 198 things to do in Tampa
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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.
Tampa, Florida, United States
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Big Cat Day”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

This is a wonderful place to get a feel for these magnificant animals. To hear the stories of how the cats became residents of Big Cat Rescue is so very sad. Our guide was new, however, she was very educated about the cats and the rescue. The care these animals get is amazing and if you go, you should walk away with a feeling of wanting to help in any way you can. We will visit again, I am sure.

Visited June 2013
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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Love it!”
Reviewed June 22, 2013

It was a great experience! these cats are lucky to be there in such an amazing care of all those volunteers. I a great learning experience as well. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the place and the cats.

Visited March 2013
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Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Thank goodness for this place and the wonderful people!”
Reviewed June 21, 2013

I have been a supporter of Big Cat Rescue for a while now. I felt honored to have had the opportunity to visit the facility and meet the fantastic staff! These folks truly have a huge heart to be taking care of the injured, abused and/or abandoned animals. The tour fee of $29 goes directly to keep the animals safe and healthy. Do not expect a zoo as it's truly a rescue facility. The staff and volunteers do everything possible to keep the animals in the best habitat possible and when they can, they are returned to the wild. For some of them, this will be their home forever. It truly is an inspirational place to visit. It'll do your heart good!

Visited June 2013
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Laguna Niguel, California
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270 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
“What a wonderful place!”
Reviewed June 21, 2013

We went, loved it & highly recommend supporting it & all rescue groups working hard to help this beautifully noble animals!!

Visited June 2013
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New England
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116 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“A wonderful way to spend a few hours”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

Cats very close to you, all of whom were rescued; the stories were interesting, and you really get to go up close to the. Worth doing!

Visited June 2013
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