29Nov

Help these cats in need make it to CFAR! Central Florida Animal Reserve has established a friendly relationship with Tiger Encounter and Rehabilitation Sanctuary, a small sanctuary in North Brevard County. This sanctuary has been run by a husband and wife team that has provided a loving environment for cats under their…

28Nov

We need you this Holiday Season! This Holiday Season, we reflect on what we have accomplished this past year at Central Florida Animal Reserve (CFAR).  We couldn’t have done it without you and we look forward to 2018! Because of your support, we have successfully moved our cats into…

16Nov

It’s not too late to book your Big Cat Encounter for this weekend! Guided Tours Are Available!

26Oct

The Wait is Over! Central Florida Animal Reserve invites you to be among the first to sign up for its public offering of tours!  These experiences, collectively called “Big Cat Encounters”, provide customized adventures among the big cats. “This is an exciting time for our organization,” said Dr. K….

22Jul

“Just wait until Michael gets his claws into this log!” That’s right, Sebastian!  It is a well-known fact that big cats have powerfully sharp claws.  However, they do not grow that way naturally; it takes constant attention to keep them at their best.  In their natural habitat, cats use…

19Jul

“I can’t wait until my friends see all of the cool toys they have!” While you might give your child a “toy,” in the zoological community, animals are given “enrichments.”  These provide both mental and physical stimulation by changing the environment, encouraging natural behaviors, and a variety of sensory…

17Jul

“Wait ‘til people come to visit!” I’m sure it will be great, Sebastian!  Upon arrival at the new Osceola facility, our volunteers will be working hard to turn this new place into a comfortable home for our cats.  However, once we are settled, we are hoping to provide opportunities…

15Jul

“I can’t wait to see Wakuwa play in this grass!” Neither can we, Sebastian!  People have asked how we designed our new home.  From the ground to the tip of the roof, every detail of these habitats has been meticulously worked out to provide the safest facility for our…

14Jul

Freedom was born in September of 2001.  She was named Freedom as a symbol of the events that had just occurred on 9/11, and to honor our freedoms in the light of those who wanted to destroy them.  She has been a fighter from the beginning, and has truly…

12Jul

Wait!  All of this is for us?! That’s right, Sebastian!  Our new Osceola facility is eleven acres of land leased to us by Forever Florida.  On this property, we have built sixteen barns for enclosures (some singles and some “duplexes”), a maintenance work area, a tour path, a feeding…