In-Sync Exotics, Inc.
August 1, 2011
I have been a volunteer at Insync Exotics for a little over two years. I stopped in to visit and find out what Insync was about and I was hooked. This is a rescue facility. Insync does NOT buy, sell or breed these exotic cats. Most of the cats come with illnesses, broken bones, and broken spirits. To see the transformation in these cats once they have had some medical attention and basic care (like a clean environment, food, water and love), is incredibly rewarding. We have had tigers 6-8 years old rescued from a breeding facility that had never even been given names. How sad is that. For a facility that is run on volunteer help and the community donations, it is extremely well run (thank you Vicky!) The grounds and animal enclosures are always clean, everyone is well trained for the safety of themselves and the cats, and the animals are now living a much more fulfilling life. There is so much heart and sole (and sweat) that goes into this sanctuary, it is truly amazing.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
To see an exotic cat come to Insync Exotics that could not lift their head because they are so sick to now running a playing is an amazing sight. Cats that had no hair because they had worms and/or sores from living in their own feces now have beautiful exotic cat markings and full coats. Cats that came so food aggressive from lack of food and water are now easily fed and trusting of their next meal. These things I have experienced and are truly rewarding
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
One thing I would like is for the sanctuary to have an on-site vet building. Unfortunately the funds received go to housing and feeding the cats. We have a training program that trains a cat to go into a vet-shoot and receive general vacinations or have blood drawn. However, we still sometimes need x-rays or other medical procedures done and it would be helpful not to have to transport these exotic cats off-site to do so.
Volunteer & I help care for the cats and their surroundings.