Cat Tales Zoological Training Center

Train to become one of the best. Cat Tales ZTC is the ONLY school of it's kind

where students learn every aspect of zoo operations and professional animal care.  If you have an interest in a career in zoology we encourage you to learn more at the Zoo school site.


Association of Zoos & Aquariums

In AZA, "accreditation" means official recognition and approval of a zoo or aquarium by a group of experts. These experts, called the AZA Accreditation Commission, carefully examine each zoo or aquarium that applies for AZA membership.  Learn more about AZA by visiting their web site.


Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

This facility currently employs graduate of the CT Zoological Training Center.  Visitors to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium enjoy a facility that is large enough to offer an awesome array of animals yet small enough for you to get really close to them. You'll see sharks and seahorses, polar bears and peacocks, walruses and wolves, all in one place. It's fun, affordable and offers breathtaking views of Puget Sound, Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains.  Come explore the only combined zoo and aquarium in the Northwest.


Woodland Park Zoo

Located in Seattle, Washington, Woodland Park Zoo has been a cherished community resource and a unique urban oasis for more than 110 years.  Generations of Puget Sound families have come to the zoo to marvel at the animals and be inspired by the peaceful and beautiful surroundings.

Cougar Mountain Zoo

Yet another facility whose staff includes graduates of the Cat Tales Zoological Training Center, Cougar Mountain Zoo offers its guests a unique experience in a wooded setting.  Located in Issaquah, Washington this facility is a treasure of the Pacific Northwest.


Hunter Vet Clinic

Dr. Brian Hunter has been a trusted vetrinarian to the animals at Cat Tales since 1991.  His knowledge and compassion are boundless, and we are grateful for his medical services and care to our animals over the years.  Voted Top Vet in Spokane 2009, 2010, and 2011.  Your loved pets are in good hands when you take them to Hunter Vet Clinic.


(You Don't Know) Jack of All Trades

Whether you need a professional, creative contractor to bring your ideas to life, or just need some help finishing those home projects that are a little bigger than you planned, "Jack" is the man to call.  You can be confident in the quality of workmanship and love the finished results.  From the water features to the detail work of our new gift shop floor, Jack of All Trades has been enhancing the beauty of Cat Tales to the delight of visitors and animals alike.


KHQ Right Now

KHQ News, Weather & Sports are a staple of Spokane's news and information.  Cat Tales would like to thank them for their endless support of the Zoo through the years.  It continues to be our pleasure working with your talented reporters and crew to share the newsworthy events of Cat Tales with the people of Spokane and the Inland Empire.


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