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

Spokane's Own Wildlife Rescue & Teaching Zoo

Plan Your Visit, Open Hours, Tickets, Memberships

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.

Upcoming Events

  • Giving Tuesday and Year-end Fundraising

    Hey there, friend of the Wildlife Center! We’re so glad you’re here. As a beacon of hope for the voiceless, we’ve dedicated our lives to…

    Sunday, November 26, 2023 - Sunday, December 31, 2023 Online - Onsite - or by Mail
    Cat Tales Wildlife Center
    17020 N Newport Hwy
    Mead, WA 99021
  • Zookeeper Academy: Embark on a Wild Career:

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

    Sunday, November 26, 2023 - Sunday, December 31, 2023 Cat Tales Wildlife Academy
  • December Activity Schedule

    With the cooler weather the animals are more active & playtime is a daily event. Along with Animal Feeding Adventures we are offering These are great times…

    Friday, December 1, 2023 - Sunday, December 31, 2023 Cat Tales Wildlife Center
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Explore Wildlife Wonders: Learn, Conserve, Support.

Hello, fellow wildlife enthusiasts! Welcome to our wildlife sanctuary, where we've created a safe and nurturing environment for our fantastic animal residents. We're a close-knit community of professionals like you who share a deep passion for animal welfare and conservation. Let's embark on this incredible journey of caring for these beautiful creatures and safeguarding wildlife for future generations! 🐾💚

Latest Posts

Preparing for Winter: Ensuring Comfort and Safety

Preparing for Winter: Ensuring Comfort and Safety

Winter Readiness for Our Animal Residents Winter transforms Cat Tales into a magical landscape where our staff, students, interns, and volunteers ensure every resident has a safe and comfortable season. As temperatures drop, our team makes meticulous preparations to guarantee our beloved inhabitants have the necessary resources.  Addressing Unique Needs: How We Care for Each…

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Buy One, Get One Membership Drive

Buy One, Get One Membership Drive

Hey there, nature lover! We’re so thrilled you’ve decided to explore our Buy One, Get One Membership Drive. This is your chance to join our mission of wildlife rescue, compassionate care, and education ambassadorship, while also sharing the experience with someone special. The Gift of Membership When you buy a membership today, you’re not just…

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