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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Ocala Style Magazine has a great article about FAR in their April edition

The article is called “On the Wild Side” and can be read online or in their April issue at Ocala area businesses. The article focuses on three animal facilities in Marion County – read all the way to the end to see what she says about Forest Animal Rescue. Thank you JoAnn Guidry for writing such[…]

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.

Help us buy TOYS!!

The new tigers and bears have settled in beautifully – as we complete the construction of their acreage homes, we need to keep them occupied… Will you help us to buy toys for them? Juanita already showed us how much she enjoys the ball we gave her, but it has seen better days and she[…]

2016 Christmas for the Animals

Once again, all of the animals at Forest Animal Rescue enjoyed Christmas as much as we did. The new tigers and bears behaved as if this is the first time they had seen enrichment like this- they were a real joy to watch. Since they never had access to live trees in Colorado, some of[…]

The rescued tigers and bears have arrived!

They’re Here! Just in time for Christmas! Forest Animal Rescue joined Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and Tigers in America along with 15 other accredited animal sanctuaries to rescue 110 wild animals, mostly tigers and bears, from a facility in Colorado. The animals were formerly used as cubs for petting and photo opportunities and then, when they grew[…]