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its awesome but scary though

even in the small boat they have so many cats of different color and sizes.. one cat is very scary... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SudhanshuBillore
Fantastic afternoon cat fun

My partner and I visited the cat boat on Tuesday at 1pm and we loved every minute! The ladies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FrequentFlier668853
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Reviewed 2 days ago

even in the small boat they have so many cats of different color and sizes.. one cat is very scary and its a different breed.. its not time consuming and worth watching.. you will enjoy..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SudhanshuBillore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited the cat boat on Tuesday at 1pm and we loved every minute! The ladies running it were so lovely and friendly. So many awesome cats, many of them were super friendly and happy to see people. There was plenty of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FrequentFlier668853
Reviewed 1 week ago

So she's really into cats, thought this palace and what they do is great. In fairness it must be pretty cool if you are a cat... Do pop by if you are a cat lover. It's really quite nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BarcaBloke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to visit, in the city centre. Small so only a few people allowed in at a time so it can be a quite long wait to get in if busy (30mins or so). They run off donations so give a little if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alexjtravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A cute concept for the city strays. Cats were well cared for and friendly. Help was very nice to talk to about the city and their stray issue. Please leave a donation. It is a place well worth helping.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 64EgO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been meaning to visit this boat for a couple of years and finally got to view it yesterday! The boat is quite hidden behind traffic beside the canal but totally worth it. It seemed pretty simple: offer a money donation which goes towards...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zimmii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place, loads of cats to interact with. You can donate money on the way back to help the charity.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nikmpz
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I love cats, so I visited the Poezenboot. We had to wait about 15 minutes for our chance to go in, but it was fun to visit with the kitties. Many of them were outside in the fenced in portion of the boat, enjoying the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 07nan
Reviewed 29 October 2018

oh for the love of cats....it's only open for 2 hrs a day 4 days a week but we went there and it was amazing. These cats are rescued from around europe and quarantined until they can live amongst other cats. I LOVE cats and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

With room for 50 cats, this boat is a feline heaven. The opening hours are short, but entrance is free. Go have a chat with some friendly cats and voulenteers. We saw two cats and two swans hiss at each other - great fun. Leave...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Nik9609
26 July 2016|
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Response from luvroma2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The Poezenboot is a canal boat that is staffed by volunteers who care for the stray cats. They are open from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m., every day except Wednesday and Sunday. There is no admission charge, but since they are... More
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Nik9609
26 July 2016|
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Response from Safariwoman | Reviewed this property |
No cost, was open between 1 and 3pm, but do buy some of their merchandise and/or give a donation as they fund themselves totally on voluntary contributions. Can be quite busy.
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Mandy W
19 February 2015|
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Response from BG_1919 | Reviewed this property |
See my review - closed Wed and Sun - open 13.00 - 15.00 on the other days
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