Making a Difference for Wildlife - Rescue, Compassion, and Education - Since 1991

Spokane's Own Wildlife Rescue & Teaching Zoo

Summer Camp Registration is Open!

Walk within 10 feet of tigers, bears, pumas, bobcats, lynx, wolfdogs, foxes,  and the other animals that call this sanctuary/zoological park – home. Go at your own pace or schedule a tour. Audio Tours now Available.

Our “Cats of the World” museum and gift shop are a highlight for many. Opportunities to feed big cats, bears and foxes in a safe and protected environment are available. Restrictions apply. 

Go on a Virtual Tour from the comfort of your home.

Upcoming Events

  • Registration is now Open for Summer Camps

    Join Cat Tales Wildlife Center this Summer! Unique experiences up close with carnivores, animals, and educational STEAM activities. Your chance to be a zookeeper! Learn…

    Saturday, May 6, 2023 - Tuesday, August 15, 2023 Cat Tales Wildlife Center
  • Transform Your Passion into a Career:

    Experience the Thrill of Learning About and Caring for Earth’s Most Magnificent Predators Professional Zookeeper Programs – Enrollment is OPEN now. Upcoming Program Start Dates…

    Monday, May 15, 2023 - Sunday, December 31, 2023 Cat Tales Wildlife Academy
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Discover the Wonders of Wildlife: Experience Education, Conservation, and Rehabilitation.

We are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for the animals under our care, nurturing a community of dedicated wildlife enthusiasts who share our passion for animal welfare and conservation.

Our Indispensable Volunteers

Become an essential part of our team because you matter in more ways than just giving of your time. Your dedicated skills, engagement, and passion are what make our wildlife care and educational programs shine. You’ll leave feeling fulfilled with the knowledge that you made a difference.


“I love volunteering for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities with amazing animals and a fellow team of hard workers. I always learn, enjoy, and experience with the animals and their stories.” – Janae


Our Work

0 Years as a big cat sanctuary and wildlife rescue
0 + exotic and wild animals given a second chance and forever home
0 Wildlife Academy students, interns, and graduates

Latest Posts

Audio Tour

Learn about the Cat Tales Wildlife from the convenience of your computer or smart phone. It’s a wonderful addition to your walk about the Center while visiting the animals. Each stop tells the story of the different species you’ll see, along with myths and fun facts.

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Welcome to Our Crew!

Whether student, intern or volunteer there are a few basic tidbits of info that you will all need to know. Here is a little about the day to day and what to expect around here. LICENSING: Cat Tales, Inc. is licensed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), under the ANIMAL Welfare Act, as a…

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