Help name the cougars from Argentina

After 15 years at a zoo in Argentina, these magnificent cats have never been given names. Now that they are at Forest Animal Rescue and will experience a true sanctuary for the rest of their lives, they need NAMES. Before September 30th, submit your favorite names, one for the female and one for the male.[…]

They are here! Two cougars arrive at Forest Animal Rescue

Yesterday, in the early morning rain, Kurt & Lisa Stoner from Forest Animal Rescue met the rest of the team, friends from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) at the Miami International Airport.   We have worked together for two long years to move two Patagonian Pumas (cougars)[…]

Eclipse, Wolf hybrid

Eclipse wants to remind you about what today is!

  For the first time sine 1918, a solar eclipse will shadow the United States Eclipse, one of Forest Animal Rescue’s rescued wolf hybrids is convinced that this day is named after HIM! This eclipse is special – it is a coast-to-coast solar eclipse, nicknamed the “Great American Eclipse” and will be the first of[…]

Construction is underway!

Our Bob Barker Animal Care Building is finally going up!   The painful waiting game is finally over. After a tedious process of designing the building, followed by 8 1/2 months struggling through red tape to obtain the Marion County building permit, we are finally allowed to build! We brought in fill, cleared trees, built[…]

We are getting closer to moving the cougars from Argentina to Forest Animal Rescue

The cougars from Argentina are getting closer to moving! Both transport crates are almost complete. As soon as we have word that they are finished properly and will pass inspection by USFWS, the airline tickets can be scheduled. We are 2/3 of the way to our $10,000 goal – will you help us to raise[…]

Volunteers needed for the new tiger habitat

The Ocala Star Banner has done it again! Another great article! (Click image to read article on Ocala.com) Rescued tigers await new habitat Fewer spring break helpers delayed construction this year By Susan Smiley-Height OCALA NATIONAL FOREST — Shikira Quamina’s brow glistens with a sheen of light perspiration as she holds a panel of six-gauge[…]

Happy Valentine’s Day from Cody and Oatmeal

Everyone should be snuggling today – Cody and Oatmeal are setting a great example. Happy Valentine’s Day from everyone at Forest Animal Rescue. Remember not to eat the roses today.

As 2016 draws to a close…

As 2016 draws to a close, Forest Animal Rescue enters its 19th year of operation. Together we have achieved a great deal, and YOU have contributed mightily to our many accomplishments. Here are a few highlights: We have rescued hundreds of wild animals with nowhere else to go, providing them with a safe and nourishing[…]