"When it comes to big cats, it's about vision."



Caring with heart, mind, and spirit to create meaningful coexistence for our residents.



Preserving that which is appreciated, such that appreciation may encourage conservation.



Dedicated to the needs of our resident animals through collaboration and teamwork.

Our Residents

  Our TigersLion LinkLeopard ResidentsCougar ResidentsLittle critters

Instagram Feed

Latest News


Thanks to everyone who attended our Cat Tales and Cocktails event! Together, we shared…


CFAR at a Glance

Mission Statement
CENTRAL FLORIDA ANIMAL RESERVE (CFAR) is a big cat & wildlife sanctuary focused on effective stewardship and meaningful relationships with our animal residents and educating the public at large.
All Volunteer
The staff of CFAR is composed entirely of dedicated volunteers.  Together, they serve our animals residents to preserve their lives and treat them with dignity.
Outreach and Education
These cornerstones of the organization have brought presentations across the state, alerting people to the plight of the big cats and reminding them that we are caretakers of our environment.
Responsible Advocacy
We stand for responsible advocacy for big cats, bringing light to the situation surrounding big cats without resorting to sensationalism for profit.

Make the Connection


Send me information about Gifts for The Move Campaign
Needed for Goal: $293,000

Summary of Project Costs

Buildout of St. Cloud Reserve: $770,000
Moving the Cats to St. Cloud with the assistance of Veterinarians: $130,000
Reserve and operating expense: $100,000
Total Campaign Goal $1,000,000

Progress to Date

Gifts & Grants to Date: $657,000
Pledges to Date: $50,000
Total $707,000

The Mane Event

The Move Campaign!

Sign up for Updates! (powered by Mailchimp)


Back To Top