The Best Tiger Sanctuaries in the U.S.

Wildcat Sanctuary The Wildcat Sanctuary Black Beauty Ranch Big Cat Rescue Forest Animal Rescue Carolina Tiger Rescue Popcorn Park Cedar Hill Black Pine Animal Sanctuary Exotic Feline Rescue Center Wildcat Ridge Sanctuary Wildcat Ridge Sanctuary Black Beauty Ranch Black Beauty Ranch In-Sync Exotics Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary Performing Animal Welfare Society Shambala/ROAR The Wild Animal Sanctuary The Wildcat Sanctuary
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Big Cat Rescue
Tampa, Florida
Carolina Tiger Rescue
Pittsboro, North Carolina
The Wild Animal Sanctuary
Keenesburg, Colorado
Ark 2000 – Paws
San Andreas, California
WildCat Ridge Sanctuary
Scotts Mills, Oregon
Popcorn Park Refuge
Forked River, New Jersey
Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary
Caledonia, Mississippi
Black Beauty Ranch
Murchison, Texas
Forest Animal Rescue
Silver Springs, Florida

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Criteria for Sanctuaries We Support

  • Has 5 or more rescued tigers
  • Has 20 acres or more
  • In operation more than 5 years
  • No buying, selling, trading
  • No breeding, no cub handling
  • No public interaction with animals
  • Large enclosures
  • Proper veterinary care
  • No taking animals off site
  • Willing to take more tigers
  • Permanent staff
  • Volunteer program
  • Education program
  • Awareness program
  • 501(c)(3) tax exempt status
  • Revenue greater than $500,000/yr
  • Administration cost less than 20%
  • Fundraising efficiency above 80%
  • Forever home
  • Long term viability