Carolina Tiger Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit wildlife sanctuary whose mission is saving and protecting wild cats in captivity and in the wild.
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In the Fall 2017 issue of the Paw Print, we Honor International Tiger Day, talk about what it means to have a wild cat as a pet, introduce you to Daxon Serval, and explain how new animals are introduced to the sanctuary. Read about our wonderful Volunteers of the Month, our 11th annual Black Tie & Tails Ball, and learn how you can come out to meet the residents and get involved.read more
In the Spring 2017 issue of The Paw Print you will meet some of our newly rescued animals and learn more about why these animals will need to remain in captivity. See how much fun it is to attend our Black Tie & Tails Ball, find out more about summer camp at Carolina Tiger Rescue, join us in thanking our volunteers, and learn how you can come out to meet the residents and get involved.read more
Our animals get a variety of meat for their whole carcass diets.read more
The 11th Annual Black Tie & Tails Auction will take place on Feb. 24 at Washington Duke Inn in Durham.read more
Carolina Tiger Rescue does not condone the cub-petting or pay-to-play industries. The scars can have lasting effects on the animals.read more
Our three resident kinkajous live indoors for the winter months, and they still need daily care.read more
Carolina Tiger Rescue has received plenty of donated Christmas trees this holiday season.read more
Our jobs don’t stop because of a snow day.read more
Alexis is our latest Volunteer of the Month!read more
There are a number of ways you can help save and protect wild cats.read more
Watch Carolina Tiger Rescue keeper Larissa distribute morning medicine to our residents!read more
There are some wonderful memories at Carolina Tiger Rescue.read more
Looking to do a story?
Here’s what you need to know:
- The contact person for marketing and public relations is Communications Coordinator Jessika Morgan, 919-542-4684 x 3019.
- Carolina Tiger is open daily from 8:30am to 5:00pm. We are closed only on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
- Carolina Tiger does not permit the media to be present during a rescue/receiving new animals. This is one of the most dangerous times for a sanctuary, so only staff members are present. It is also an anxious time for the animals being transferred. They may have just completed a long journey in a cramped space and their whole world has changed within hours.
- New animals are immediately unloaded into quarantine, where they will undergo medical exams and evaluation. Quarantine typically lasts 3 to 4 weeks. It is also during this time that we assess each animal’s behavior and personality to determine whether they will be placed on the tour route or elsewhere in the sanctuary. During this time we do not permit anyone other than staff to visit the new animals.
- We do have a professional photographer on staff, and we take pictures and video during rescues and quarantine. Reporters may request pictures and video during these times and we will be happy to supply them.
- Carolina Tiger has numerous suggestions for story ideas.