"Rescuing Exotic Cats Nation Wide"

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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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A White Tiger Paradise January 15, 2018 The residents at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge got a special treat this week,…

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Upcoming Events

Mar
24
9 am - 6 pm
FREE FAMILY EVENT - Enjoy high flying fun for the family! Bring your own kite or make one on-site with the experts at KaleidoKites of Eureka Springs. Enjoy food vendors, contests, music and fun activities for parents and children alike. It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Kite Festival! Entry to Kite Fest is FREE Entry into the refuge to see the animals is normal pricing at $20 for adults, $15 for teens (13-19), $10 for children (4-12)/Seniors (65+)/Military, children under 3 are free. Learn More

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Okavango Safari Lodge

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Chuff had a 'ball' this week in the snow. We posted a video earlier in the week but had to share thi...

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The white tigers absolutely loved the snow we got a few days ago. Peyton and her siblings spent most...

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Watch out Tanya, that tree won't be only yours for very long! Did you know that Facebook only shows ...

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Wanoka is one of the many smaller cats that call Turpentine Creek home. Wanoka came to us in 2007 at...

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Good morning! The big cats absolutely LOVE the snow we got a few days ago. We hope you are having a ...

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You are NEVER too little to make a BIG difference! Your cub can join our new Cub Club program and he...

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Spring break is going to be here before you know it!!! We are already booking up for March (Spring b...

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WE ARE CLOSED TODAY. Due to the negative temperatures, we are not open to the public today. This is ...

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Ringo wants to remind everyone that TOMORROW at 9am we will be having our FIRST live Curator talk on...

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ATTENTION!!! We are CLOSED today. Due to the snow and dangerous road conditions, we cannot be open t...

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Rayn is prowling into the new week! Happy Monday everyone! We hope you had an amazing weekend. We ar...

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Even our older cougar ladies have their 'kitten' moments. Nia might move a bit slower (due to her pr...

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