My Job, My Passion

My job as a tiger caretaker is not just a job, but a passion. On the outside it seems that sanctuary workers clean up tiger poop, clean stalls and yards, fund raise, and even dabble in social media. My job is so much more. My job is to provide the cats that we have rescued […]

Tigers 4 Tigers Conference

Crown Ridge had the amazing opportunity to attend the Tigers 4 Tigers conference at Mizzou. Tigers 4 Tigers is a coalition of schools with a tiger mascot to take action in ensuring the survival of the tiger. To learn more about Tigers 4 Tigers visit their website: The conference gave us an opportunity to listen […]

What is a Sanctuary?

Sanctuaries play a vital role in giving lifelong care to rescued animals, but this title can also be deceiving. Many pseudo-sanctuaries present a false representation of what a true sanctuary is. So before visiting any wildlife facility claiming to be a sanctuary, please keep these defining factors in mind. A true sanctuary is a nonprofit […]

Current Tiger News!

Palm Oil Greenpeace has started a movement asking Procter & Gamble, the makers of Head and Shoulders, to stop using unsustainable palm oil in their products. By cutting out palm oil, P&G will be protecting tigers and other endangered animals such as orangutans and elephants. “Tell Procter & Gamble’s CEO to stop using palm oil linked […]

Valentine’s Enrichment

For two days, Crown Ridge offered a special Valentine’s weekend tour. All of the cats received Valentine’s enrichment  to explore and tear up. Cat Fun! Thor devoured her burger Hershey kiss and then ate Gracie’s too! Since one of Izzy’s favorite spices is ginger and nutmeg, caretakers sprinkled these over card board hearts. Once he discovered […]


Welcome to Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary’s blog! We will be using this blog to keep you up to date not only with the day to day happenings at the sanctuary but also focusing on big cats globally. Stay tuned for fun pictures, ways to make an impact on big cat conservation, and much more. Also […]

Spring Newsletter from Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary

Spring is lots of fun at the sanctuary!  Check out our Pugmarks Newsletter here: Pugmarks March 2013        

Winter Newsletter From Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary

Lots of fun with tigers (and lion) and visitors!  Check out our Pugmarks Newsletter here. Pugmarks Winter Newsletter

Pugmarks – September 2012

Schools in session and we’ve planned some awesome, fun activities for children’s groups and class visits.  Check it out in the September newsletter.  Pugmarks Sept 2012

Pugmarks, The Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary Newsletter, June 2012

Lots of activities and special days at the Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary.  You can keep up with our news here in Pugmarks. PugmarksJune12