Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary - A Safe Place for All Animals We Are Open 5 Days A Week, Wednesday thru Sunday, Gates open at 12:30pm.
We close at 4pm. Our educational training demo will be at 1:30pm on Saturdays. Donations $15 for adults and $7 for kids All parking is FREE!! Learn About Us! We are a non-profit safe haven for big cats, bears, and other animals in need.
The Big Cat Habitat was founded by Kay Rosaire who has more than 30 years of experience working with and caring for exotic animals. Our goal is to educate the public by fostering appreciation for animals and stressing the importance of habitat preservation. You can come visit us and learn more about the animals we take in. More importantly you will be able to see all the beautiful animals and see what truly caring for these amazing creatures means.
There are many ways to visit: You can call us at 941-371-6377 to learn more about visiting us. The Rosaire’s have long been noted for rescuing and offering a safe haven at their sanctuary, the Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, a 501©(3) Non-Profit Organizations that take in mistreated and unwanted animals.