"Rescuing Exotic Cats Nation Wide"

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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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Veterinary Hospital Grand Opening For well over two years we have worked hard to finish the veterinary hospital project. It…

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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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Okavango Safari Lodge

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For this week's Tiger "Tale" Tuesday Marcie from Oklahoma shares her experience. She stayed with us ...

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Crysta says good morning! Stay cool and have a great day!

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Karma Liger and many of our other animals are still in need of sponsors and adopters. Take a moment ...

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Caption this photo of Harley and Thunder!

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Shasta loves her blue barrel. It is one of her favorite toys.

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Donna loves Rescue Ridge. She spends almost all her time out in the grass and under the trees.

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Sugar bear is enjoying the cool morning air. We hope you have a great Monday everyone!

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Big cats have rough tongues like house cats. The little 'barbs' on the tongue are used to strip fur ...

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Lazy Sunday naps! George is enjoying the shade and a snooze.

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Have some free time this summer? Want to do something amazing? We are always looking for volunteers ...

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Ever wonder how Turpentine Creek was started? Explore our website and find out all about TCWR on our...

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Kitty says "It is already getting hot outside. If you visit stay cool!" Have a great Sunday everyone...

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