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

Spokane's Own Wildlife Rescue & Teaching Zoo

Wild Things Wildlife Gala Tickets

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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

  • 🎉Animal Birthday Bash – March 2024 🎉

    Join us at Cat Tales this March for a month-long celebration like no other! We’re throwing a grand birthday bash for three of our beloved…

    Friday, March 1, 2024 - Sunday, March 31, 2024 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 for…

    Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - Tuesday, December 31, 2024 Cat Tales Wildlife Academy
  • Wild Things Wildlife Gala

    On Saturday, April 20th, Cat Tales Wildlife Center will host their first (in over 20 years) “Wild Things Wildlife Gala” at the historic Garland Theater….

    Saturday, April 20, 2024 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm The Garland Theater
    924 W. Garland Ave
    Spokane, WA
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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! 🐾💚

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Visiting Cat Tales in the Winter

Visiting Cat Tales in the Winter

Experience the enchanting world of Cat Tales in the winter, where the brisk air and snowy landscapes reveal the vibrant lives of our animal inhabitants like never before. Our sanctuary, home to a remarkable array of wildlife, becomes a bustling hub of activity in the colder months, offering a unique and unforgettable experience for all…

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Celebrating Coyotes: The Unsung Heroes of the Ecosystem

Celebrating Coyotes: The Unsung Heroes of the Ecosystem

The Misunderstood Coyote: Beyond the Myths Coyotes often get a bad rap, seen by many as mere nuisances due to their knack for roaming onto private properties and farmlands in search of food. Yet, it’s important to remember these resilient creatures are simply trying to survive in a world where their habitats are shrinking due…

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