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Saturday, Aug. 10, 2024
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Free for all guests
Rain-or-shine event

Learn all about Zoo cats and ways we can help their species. It’ll be a “purr-fect” day of cat-themed fun, featuring keeper chats, educational activities, Zoo cat adoptions, food and drink specials, and more!

Meet big cat keepers

Meet the Animal Care team members who care for the big cats every day!

  • Cheetah Keeper Chat: 11 a.m.
    Cheetah habitat in River's Edge

  • Lion Keeper Chat: 1 p.m.
    Lion habitat in Big Cat Country

Participate in educational activities

Pounce into the cheetah area in River’s Edge and Big Cat Country for interactive activities about big cats, how the Zoo cares for them and ways that you can help save endangered cats in the wild.

Adopt a big cat

Help us provide the best care for our big cats! Adopt a big cat through our Zoo Parents Program; your donation goes toward the animals’ care and feeding.

All adoptions come with a photo fact sheet. A cuddly plush toy is available for Amur tiger adoptions.

Visit our adoption tables at the North and South Entrances.

Adopt Today!

Enjoy food and beverage specials

You’ll be “feline” fine after one of these animal-themed treats, available for purchase.

Animals Always Concrete
Cool cats will delight in an iced animal cookie concrete available at Ice Cream Oasis.

Starbucks Specialty Drink: “Pujii-chino”
Named in honor of our snow leopard, Pujii, sip and savor this white mocha creme Frappuccino with Java chips.

More about our big cats