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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Rescuing Exotic Cats Nationwide

TCWR’s goal 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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Newest Furry Family Member February 12, 2018 Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge has opened our hearts and refuge to a new…

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At almost a year-and-a-half hold, Kizmin is growing into a lovely young tigress. She was rehomed to ...

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Rayn came to us from upstate New York after the privately-owned zoo that housed her and Thunder was ...

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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is asking for donations.

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We have recently added a special membership program for kids who are wild about TCWR! For only $45 a...

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In the wild, cougars are solitary animals. Here, Marissa and Louisa are inseparable! The cougar sist...

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Willy is tired of hearing about his fellow exotic friends being mishandled by people who should not ...

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