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Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary

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A must see! These beautiful cats are well taken care of, the volunteers really know the animals and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kim K
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Must see for any age!

My husband and I went to the Catty Shack at 8pm on 10/13/18 to see the Sanctuary and explore the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to provide a safe, loving, forever home for endangered big cats, and to educate the public about their plight in the wild and captivity. We do not breed...more
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1860 Starratt Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32226-1760
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must see! These beautiful cats are well taken care of, the volunteers really know the animals and do a great job of sharing about their history. Wear closed toed shoes, the paths are gravel and stuck under sandals. The three is the pool were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went to the Catty Shack at 8pm on 10/13/18 to see the Sanctuary and explore the Haunted Forest (only avail select dates in Oct). We loved it. It’s a great place for any age. The Haunted Forest was awesome! They put...More

Thank jds225
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a truly hidden gem in Jacksonville. About 15 minutes from the malls and the airport located in a residential area is a tiger and lion sanctuary. For the next few weekends they are hosting “Haunted Forest” which is actually quite good. There are...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This sanctuary for big cats is not only fascinating it is one of my favorite places to take friends and family who are visiting us here in Jax, Fl.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The work that they do is amazing. The cats are happy and entertaining. You will see them up close. A must see in Jax.

Thank PSU_Don_1955
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly impressed by the sheer number of cats they have... Great show at dusk, but for the love of all that is holy use mosquito repellent!!! Cats are noisy at shows but so majestic...

Thank iNetSpy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved seeing all of these beautiful creatures. As always wish they could be in the wild instead, but, at least these guys are stuck in a small enclosure. Loved it and will be back.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re an animal lover, this is the place to go! An inexpensive place to visit and great for the entire family. For $15 and two hours of your time, you’ll get to see some beautiful and amazing large cats. Watching them eat during their...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see in Jacksonville. Until a few years ago, I had no clue it existed. Take your family to a nightly feeding,

Thank Felicia T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandkids there in the evening for a feeding. It was very interesting and the kids LOVED it.

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Christa C
25 July 2018|
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Response from Ellie C | Reviewed this property |
We have adopted for my uncle as a birthday present- they have three packs / options : one is about $80 a year one is about $150 and one is almost $200. The more expensive ones have more stuff in the packs. Sorry I can’t be... More
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Corey O
23 July 2018|
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Response from KurtL662 | Property representative |
There is absolutely no contact between the public and the animals. Our top priority is the safety of both our residents and the visiting public.
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Corey O
22 July 2018|
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Response from KurtL662 | Property representative |
There is no contact between the public and any of the animals. Don't let that deter you from coming out, however, because you do get close and the tour is very educational.
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