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 Winter 2017 issue of The Paw Print, learn how we keep our promise to give rescued cats the best life possible, what life in a roadside zoo means for wild cats, meet Tasha Tiger, and learn how we adapt our care to a new animal’s needs. You will also find information about our 11th annual Black Tie & Tails Ball on February 24, 2018!read more
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
One of the tigers from this month’s Southwest rescue has moved into his spacious outdoor enclosure on Pine Forest.read more
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. Leopards have the largest range of all the big cats. They are known for their incredible stealth, but this...read more
Habitat loss is one of the major culprits behind the decline of the wild tiger.read more
Thank you to everyone who came out for our annual First Twilight donor event on Sunday, April 9.read more
Our sanctuary rescued four new tigers, who arrived on April 6!read more
Chris Krauss has volunteered more than 150 hours of service over the last 12 months.read more
These adoptive parents share their experiences with the program.read more
Some of our small cats need help keeping off the extra padding.read more
Carolina Tiger Rescue does not believe wild cats should be kept as pets — here are some examples explaining why.read more
Opt for palm oil-free treats this holiday!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.