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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HB554 "Protect Public from Dangerous Wild Animals" needs you TODAY- Wednesday, April 22nd

NC Representatives McGrady, Hurley, Hardister, and Saine have introduced legislation to ban private individual ownership of dangerous wild cats. The bill exempts wildlife sanctuaries (defined in the bill). This bill is critical to public safety and is a major step toward impacted the exotic pets and parts trade. This step is important to our mission of protecting wildcats in captivity by our stance against private ownership.

Please contact your NC legislator today to express support for the bill!

For the details, Read the Bill. If you have concerns, visit our Facebook page to review the ongoing discussion.

To stay informed on HB554's progress, or to learn more about Carolina Tiger's stance on the bill take the Predators not Pets Pledge

Big Cat Safari Camp

Do you have a young big cat lover? Join us for one or more of our fun-filled Big Cat Safari Camps:

  • June 22-26 for rising 6th-8th graders
  • July 13-17 for rising 6th-8th graders

Hurry - spaces are filling up fast! Activities include: tigers painting, animal keeper games and developing enrichment for our residents. Before and After Care is available.


Join or renew by May 31, 2015 and get an opportunity to be entered in a drawing to WIN a Feeding with a Keeper tour! A $200 value!

Official 2015 Black Tie & Tails Ball results are in

What a PURR-fect evening! This year's gala raised over $60,000 for the animals of Carolina Tiger. Check out the fun in the event photos, and plan on attending next year's event.