Thankfully – We made it!

The animals at the sanctuary are all safe. We are much more fortunate than many others. Hurricane Ian took down some trees and branches, but all of our animals made it safely through the storm as they were secured in their safety areas!  Our facility-wide generator did a great job and the power is back[…]

It’s like being stalked by a turtle! (that keeps changing its mind)

We have been watching this storm for over a week, and the forecasts have varied widely as it has been approaching – the tension is unbearable. This storm is an extremely powerful Category 4 – only 2 MPH below a CATEGORY 5 hurricane as it makes landfall in Florida. Our hearts go out to those who[…]

King and Three Little Bears

Forest Animal Rescue is happy to welcome four new rescued animals to the sanctuary. “King” arrived first, he is an African Serval that was bred in captivity and sold to be a wild pet. When King was less than a year old he was already showing aggression toward humans. Luckily, he will never again be[…]

Forest Animal Rescue featured on Animal Outtakes

WWSB ABC7 Sarasota featured our sanctuary on their May 7, 2022 episode of Animal Outtakes – Episode 24, Season 9. We’d like to thank Donte’s Den and Marcia Panuce for showcasing Forest Animal Rescue on this segment.  A special thank you to Michelle Silliman, Videographer/Editor of WWSB ABC 7 Animal Outtakes for the wonderful photography[…]

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, #Giving Tuesday! Top 5 reasons to Support Forest Animal Rescue

After two days of shopping, a day to give back. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) The widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on[…]

Wishing our “Forest Animal Rescue family” a wonderful holiday!

We are thankful Because of you, we are able to continue to care for the rescued animals at the sanctuary. Because of you, we are still able to assist animals in need – regardless of the pandemic. At Forest Animal Rescue, we are blessed to have such a dedicated, extended ‘family’ We will continue, we[…]

WUFT Radio Interview and Podcast

We recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by WUFT / PBS and the interview will be on the radio at 7:30am on Sunday, June 12, 2021. We discussed how the sanctuary started, some of the animals’ stories and how people can help. Please listen and share it with your friends! The recorded podcast can[…]