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Alysia L.

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Review for In-Sync Exotics, Inc., Wylie, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

In-Sync is a wonderful place where abused, neglected, and unwanted exotic cats can find a new home. I've yet to visit or volunteer at a place that offers so much (in terms of companionship, medical care, enrichment, etc.) to their animals.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

A rescue of 20 severely neglected exotic cats. All cats received medical care, a clean place to live, and a new permanent home at a wonderful facility that would take care of them for the rest of their life.

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

Give them more room to expand. Large exotic cats need room to move and currently there is no more room to build more enclosures.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

None.

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

I learned a lot about animal behavior, the captive wildlife crisis, and various facts about exotic cats (nutrition, behavior, enrichment, operant conditioning, etc.)

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Fantastic. I felt like every day I was making a difference.

Role:  Volunteer & Animal Care. I helped keep the animal enclosures up to the standards of In-sync.
 

Review for In-Sync Exotics, Inc., Wylie, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I was an intern at In-sync for 3 months. I've seen a lot of animal sanctuaries and I have rarely seen one so dedicated to the comfort and happiness of the cats. Every decision made has everything to do with how it best works for the cats.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

A rescue of 20 abused and neglected cats.

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

give them enough money to build their ideal enclosures for the cats.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

yes. I learned a lot about the cats (both individually and as species). I made a lot of lifelong friends.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Great and like I'm part of something important.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

Role:  Volunteer & Summer intern.