RIP Tony the tiger

We are sad to announce that our beloved Tony, the tiger, passed away Wednesday night. Tony had a mass on his elbow (fibrosarcoma) that affected his mobility and was nonsurgical, he got along pretty well for a while, but eventually, it took over. It was clear to us that it was his end, and we[…]

Today is your last chance to give in 2019!

Through midnight tonight, a generous donor is MATCHING all gifts to our general fund up to $30,000! We hope your Holiday Season has been filled with warmth and time spent with loved ones. The rescued animals at Forest Animal Rescue have been very fortunate – the gifts to help care for them in 2020 have[…]

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[…]

Roy and Eva finally meet!

It has been a long time coming, but we think we have figured out which of the tigers rescued from Colorado will be best friends with Roy. Eva met Roy today in the newest acreage habitat for the tigers. Enjoy some video clips of their introduction… We will keep you posted as we continue with[…]

2017 Christmas for the animals…and thanking YOU

From our family to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year The animals have all of our friends to thank for the opportunity to live their lives in peaceful sanctuary. We would like to thank you for your ongoing support and wish you a wonderful holiday season surrounded by[…]

Price is right for new animal building

The Ocala StarBanner does it again! Another fantastic article by our local newspaper. They researched the entire article and even have a quote from Bob Barker himself! http://www.ocala.com/news/20170901/price-is-right-for-new-animal-building We are so excited to start construction – everything has been waiting on this permit – but we had ‘stalled’ in our fundraising due to the uncertain[…]

Rescued tigers from Colorado are romping in the woods

Rescued tigers from Colorado are enjoying their 1-1/4 acre habitat at the sanctuary. The tigers, rescued a few months ago from a cub-petting operation in Colorado are taking turns romping in their spacious wooded habitat and jumping in the pool to cool off. The next phase of construction for their habitat is to build an[…]