Legitimate Sanctuaries versus Pseudo-Sanctuaries

The recent tragic situation where a Moorpark, California woman was mauled by her two tigers while she was inside their enclosure illustrates EXACTLY why legitimate sanctuaries do not behave like this. Tigers and other wild animals are beautiful, majestic, powerful animals that deserve our utmost respect. They do not deserve to have their lives threatened[…]

Rescue update: Yukon arrived safely and is settling in

After the facility in California, where this wolf was living, closed amidst financial difficulties, they surrendered their licenses to the State of California. California Department of Fish and Wildlife chose to send Yukon to Forest Animal Rescue in Florida for lifetime care at a TRUE sanctuary. Yukon arrived, tired from the long ride in the[…]

Yukon is getting tired of the road trip.

Poor Yukon has been traveling too long according to him…fortunately he is almost home! If you would like to donate to support the lifetime care of Yukon and his friends remember that donations up to $30,000 will be MATCHED until December 31 2019! Thank you for your support!

Yukon is on his way!

Yukon, a rescued wolf is on his way to Forest Animal Rescue! This poor wolf was living at a facility in California that closed, surrendering its permits to the State of California, amid financial struggles. This left almost 500 animals seeking shelter. After thorough examination, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife chose to place[…]

It is #GivingTuesday!

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that unleashes the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. This is your chance to do TWICE as much good! From now through December 31, any gift to Forest Animal Rescue’s general fund will be DOUBLED up to $30,000! Today is your day to make a difference – donate[…]

The rescued bobcat has arrived and her name is….

Destiny!! Our newest arrival has made it to the sanctuary safely. Her name was chosen by popular vote and we love it! Destiny is in a smaller portion of her habitat for the night. We will give her a day to adjust to her new surroundings before opening up the rest of her habitat to[…]

Rescued bobcat

Help us welcome our newest rescue

As we speak, a new resident is on her way to Forest Animal Rescue! This poor bobcat was an attempted pet in Oklahoma. She either escaped or was released into the wild to fend for herself. She weighed half of what she should, and showed old injuries, scrapes and a broken toe. Fortunately, the wildlife[…]