WildCat Haven, Inc.

Rating: 4.69 stars   55 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: PO Box 1071 Sherwood OR 97140 USA

Mission: Our Mission The mission of WildCat Haven is threefold:Rescue . . . those wildcats who have suffered the fate of abandonment, abuse or neglect.Nurture . . . our rescues by providing a safe, natural habitat; the best nutritional and medical care possible; and an active, effective conditioning and enrichment program to provide for their physical and psychological well being.Educate . . . to promote awareness, empathy and active concern for the humane treatment of captive-born wildcats through information and advocacy.By continuously working with other sanctuaries, animal welfare agencies and the public, we are able to form strong relationships with individuals and businesses that support, and are invested in, the vision and mission of WildCat Haven.
Geographic areas served: All across the United States
2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 93-1320051
503-625-0812
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Rating: 5 stars  

Fantastic facility, providing excellent care for their cats and enrichment to prevent boredom in captivity!

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Life-changing

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

The impressive YouTube video for Wildcat Haven should convince all who see it that this worthwhile organization lovingly gives these rescued cats what they need to thrive safely and naturally in this idyllic facility. Praises to Cheryl Tuller and her devoted staff.

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Life-changing

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2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

wish we didn't need places like this, but since we do, this is a very good example of how to give the cats a good life. all you need to do is get online and see how bad it can be for an unwanted cat. i was very impressed with wch.

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Mike and Cheryl Tuller at Wild Cat Haven have always been there to help cats in need. They’ve given their lives for the safety and security of animals that cannot take care of themselves, providing them a home for the rest of their lives.
Wild Cat Haven’s Generous behavior for the well being of the animals include toys to keep the cats entertained, clean spacious habitats on God’s earthen ground, medical care, proper nutrition, trained volunteers, and round the clock protection with love.
Wild cat haven’s monthly E-News Letters provides status on recent changes in the Haven and upcoming celebrations and news.
Financial support through sponsorship of WildCat Haven Adoption, donors, and Successful fund raising events like the WildCat Mas-grr-ade Big Cat Bash and Silent Auctions, and Sherwood Art in the Park Benefits keep Wild Cat Haven funded and moving forward with compassionate care to rescued cats.

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I helped to move Cheryl, Mike, and the first few rescued cats into the facility when the location was purchased; from day 1 the needs of the cats came first. As WCH’s animal population grew so did the need for full time involvement; Cheryl now dedicates nearly every waking moment to fulfill the mission of rescue, care, and education for the benefit of those amazing animals treated so poorly and unfairly by people. A huge amount of personal sacrifice on the part of the founders is how the sanctuary has become capable of helping so many animals cast-away by their misguided owners or taken by authorities due to abusive neglect. The level of dedication by the sanctuary, its volunteers, and supporters to the animals so lucky to reside at WildCat Haven cannot be surpassed.

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Most people in the general public don't know what a rescue does. There are back-breaking hours with care, phone calls, e-mails. Always searching for how things can be made better for the residents in your care. Always looking for financing to keep things better. WildCat Haven works with other rescues for their own charges as well as others in the rescue community. As a rescue in another state WildCat Haven has our highest regard. They are COMMITTED. They CARE. That's what it takes to be a rescue.

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WildCat Haven provides much needed sanctuary for captive bred exotic cats who, through no fault of their own, were born into existence for the express purpose of entertaining a human then discarded. If not Mike and Cheryl Tuller, then who would take these cats and care for them as the Tullers' have? I have visited the sanctuary and will attest to the amazing care and more than impressive quarters provided for these animals given the growing numbers of cats requiring sanctuary. Wild cats should stay wild. The exotic animal trade has created the need for this sanctuary and WildCat Haven needs and deserves whatever we can send their way.

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Wow Zait. You sound more like someone with a personal vendetta than someone giving a legitimate review (A breeder perhaps? Toes getting stepped on? Don't like the truth coming out about breeders?).

I suggest you get your facts straight before you attempt that kind of character assasination. Had you truly done any research you would have discovered the two most important facts about Wildcat Haven:

1) WCH is one of only seven such facilities in the entire US that is American Sancuary Association certified. To receive this certification every phase of the operation was scrutinized--living space, vet care, safety, management, financial, etc. ASA knows the only objective of WCH is to provide these abused, confiscated, and discarded cats with a safe, happy and loving home for the rest of their lives. Mission accomplished!!

2) WCH exists because the founders fell prey to the typical breeder line of garbage that a wild animal will make a "great pet". They found out quickly how much of a lie that is. However, instead of contributing to the problem by dumping their bobcat onto someone else, they chose to become a part of the solution. Hence, Wildcat Haven was born.

Those who question the mission of WCH or the dedication of those who operate it truly have no clue about this facility and the labor of love that it is.

The most important point is that the cats ARE happy, healty, and safe-for the rest of their lives. And believe me, considering the fact that most of them came from pretty horrible situations, they are some of the lucky few.

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I have seen the transformation in these cats as they are healed and nurtured--it is amazing!!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would not change anything about the attitude or approach this facility takes toward their rescues.

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For someone who has "purchased" animals, and then goes on to say they are a "sanctuary" :S you should be ashamed of yourself. You seem to think you are some voice for the animals, here through out the community. I simply cant help but laugh at you. You are getting your money just l ike anyone else. I have done alot of research on you and your facility...shame on you!!!!

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I have done my research, have you?

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Close down the entire operation. She is nothing more than that of a breeder.

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Rating: 2 stars  

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So I thought this was supposed to be an SMALL cat sanctuary? when did cougars and tigers become part of the small cat family.
Doesn't it make sense that the small cats would be terrified?

Who´s interest is being served here?

Also, did this breeder not sell servals to a hybid breeder in Nevada?
Why is she being a hypocrit and critizing cat breeding when she did it herself?
Frankly i must say, this seems like a way to support a personal addiction to cat ownership and present a holier than thou attitude. It is ok for her but no one else! Who died and made her God?

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Closely monitoring her progress

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Excise CT from any contact with animals for her judgmental attitude Her interest is self serving not compassinate

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Dragonfly, its obvious you've never been to the sanctuary or you would know that the small cat area is completely separated and hidden from the cougars and tigers. Cheryl & Mike have never made any secret that this started when they purchased a bobcat - Bobo - from a breeder. I am shocked at the nastiness of this post and wonder what your motivation is? I hope that people read the true posts about WildCat Haven and disregard your comments!

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