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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Rescuing Exotic Cats Nationwide

TCWR’s mission is to provide a lifetime refuge for all rescued animals with the care, safety, and well being of the animals being the number one priority. All animals are treated with the dignity and compassion they deserve. TCWR has developed a reputation for this compassionate care across the country with law enforcement, universities, and others sharing a commitment to the Big Cats and other animals. This reputation has, unfortunately, made a waiting list a necessity.

Of the many refuges in the United States, TCWR is one of the largest facilities of its kind open to the public anywhere in the world. Big Cats have been rescued from many states across the country including Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma, New York, Kansas, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Montana, and Tennessee and are provided a home in a caring and nurturing environment.



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Different Needs for Different Breeds May 26, 2016  At Turpentine Creek, we have two different types of habitats for the…

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Annual Membership Picnic, Blues Festival, Father’s Day weekend Turpentine Creek will hold its First Annual Membership Picnic on Father’s Day,…

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Reese is a stinker who like to stalk and pounce on her siblings. A fun photo for Sunday!

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Learn more about all the amazing things happening at TCWR in our summer newsletter! http://www.turpe...

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Celebrate Father's Day at Turpentine Creek with Ziggy. June 19th will be full of music, food, feline...

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Bowden spends his morning napping on his fire hose bench. Good morning everyone, happy Sunday!

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BooBoo is part of our behavioral training program. This cute fellow is doing really well in his trai...

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Have you ever seen a tiger shark? Well we don't have any of those... but we do have tigers who like ...

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Lazy Saturday Morning for Mack. We hope to see you here this holiday weekend! We ARE open Memorial D...

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Keesha came to us in October of 2010 at the age of 3. She was rescued from a wildlife park in Staffo...

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Sleepy cuddle pile of Sadie and Dillian this Saturday morning. Good morning everyone!

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Heather has wonderful words of wisdom to share!

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For intern introduction Friday we want to introduce you to Alyssa Henke. Alyssa comes to us from Mil...

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