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Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, Jacksonville
(4.7/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
See Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, where rescued wild cats are cared for. Animals seized due to illegal or poor ownership are permanent residents of this sanctuary. You can interact with volunteers and meet about 40 animals, among which are tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, bobcats, arctic foxes, and coatimundis. Take a guided tour, usually scheduled in the afternoon and evening and find out about the species currently at the sanctuary, their habitats, activities, and life stories. Because this is a volunteer operation, tour times and hours can vary, so double-check the website before going. Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Jacksonville Edition.
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  • I have seen big cats but most of the time they are sleeping or just walking but this was different to see these animals moving and active is one of the coolest things I have ever seen ...if you like b...  more »
  • This was definitely a great experience I would recommend to anyone looking for something a little bit different. The sanctuary gives you an opportunity to get a close-up look at their magnificent resi...  more »
  • First thing is to understand this is not a fancy zoo but a small budget recuse place that is base on donations and volunteers. I read several reviews and I think the people the gave it poor rating do ...  more »