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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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A Bright New Future for Four Big Cats January 10, 2017 We would like to invite our supporters to join…

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21
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Join us as we release 4 big cats into the newest habitat at Turpentine Creek. This habitat stands where all the original enclosures once stood.

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Chloe and Daniel are two of our newest furry family members. This beautiful pair loves to be close t...

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Kit Kat is a trouble maker, but we love him. We remember when Kit Kat first arrived in 2000. He was ...

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