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The Cat Depot

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2542 17th St, Sarasota, FL 34234-1905
+1 941-366-2404
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Best cat rescue facility in the area

We found this place in a brochure in our hotel and being cat lovers we decided to check it out. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AlandJaz
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Tampa, Florida
Great things they do for the kitty’s

Have been here numerous times to find a special kitty. The staff was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Shaun B
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2542 17th St, Sarasota, FL 34234-1905
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+1 941-366-2404
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"clean facility"
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"cute gift shop"
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"animal shelter"
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"forever home"
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"vet clinic"
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"each pod"
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"individual rooms"
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"looked healthy"
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"large enclosures"
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"summer camp"
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"fun afternoon"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We found this place in a brochure in our hotel and being cat lovers we decided to check it out. We ended up spending over an hour interacting with all the available cats up for adoption. The cats of all ages are kept in large...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have been here numerous times to find a special kitty. The staff was very friendly and accommodating to our family’s needs.

Thank Shaun B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been visiting Cat Depot for over 2 years an fell in LOVE with all the wonderful fur babies. The people that work there are WONDERFUL and take great care of the kitties. They take such pride in keeping the facility clean for visitors...More

1  Thank Kim B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I visited Cat Depot a days ago and we loved it! We had a wonderful time seeing all of the cats and kittens and learning about each of them. We were given a tour of the entire building and learned so much...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've worked with and adopted through other rescue adoptions places with great success. This place has a staff that's very hostile. If you go there be prepared to be extremely quiet or criticized for any noise, closely scrutinized, stared at and be prepared for their...More

1  Thank Hannah G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoy visiting Cat Depot because the cats are well taken care of & the volunteers truly care about them. We have an almost 17 yr old cat so we can't adopt another one at this time, but we like to go visit periodically....More

1  Thank Gerry C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super RUDE!! Do not go here unless you like being completely snobbed because you have little kids. Asked for an adoption application, was told no and wouldn't even give me an application. I was told I should not own a cat or a kitten because...More

2  Thank hannahgR7688GQ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here well cared for cats and older kittens are ready for adoption. Cats are kept in clean, comfy, secure large cage rooms. You can enter the areas and pet, play, and interact with them. Be prepared to fall in love with one or two. We...More

1  Thank 858maryi
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Too many cats for my liking. If you like cats you will probably like this place. If your going to adopt a cat this is the place.

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

The staff here are thorough for sure. They are compassionate about what they do and the animals we have seen (and adopted) are always very well cared for.

Thank Scott S
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Heather E
August 4, 2017|
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Response from 150ruthie1 | Reviewed this property |
Open 11am to 7pm. Closed on holidays. I'm not sure if they close at 5pm on Sunday.
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Linda s
September 3, 2015|
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Response from 150ruthie1 | Reviewed this property |
Usually closed on holidays.
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