My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for In-Sync Exotics, Inc., Wylie, TX, USA
I live in Maryland, but my sister lives in Wylie, Texas and has been a volunteer at In-Sync for many years. Whenever I visit her one of the first things I want to do is visit In-Sync. The place is truly amazing! All of the animals are so well cared for, have such wonderful accomodations and the staff and volunteers work tirelessly to keep those huge cats comfortable and happy. They use enrichment practices that keep the cats busy and make them use their brains. Every single person is so dedicated to the welfare of these cats and it's so evident how much each person cares. Whenever they hear of cats in distress, that need saving, they go all out to get them to In-Sync and start the long road to health and well being. As with all non-profits, money is always as issue, but somehow they manage to pull it together, get those accomodations built, get the vet care these cats need so desperatly, and get them settled into their new homes. They are always thinking of ways to make their lives better and ways to raise funds for the well being of the cats: such as building pools with water falls for the tigers. Building cages with mutltiple levels for climbing for the cats that need to be off the ground. It has grown considerably since I first saw it - I don't have any numbers at hand but I think they now have at least 45-50 cats and the food bills alone are enormous! They truly can use all the help they can get to keep the cats healthy and happy. They've had to turn away a fair number of cats that needed help because they simply don't have the funds to take in all of the animals that are needy. And that upsets all of them because they would like to save them all!
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Visiting several times and talking almost every day to my sister, so I could keep up with what they're doing.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Find a way to help them acquire more funding because the work they do is so exceptional and they would like to expand and be able to help more large cats.