Florida Crown Region Visits Catty Shack

Mid-February found over 60 members of the Florida Crown Region participating in a Sunday drive n’ dine to the Cattty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary located in north Jacksonville. Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary is a nationally-known and respected nonprofit organization that provides a safe, loving and forever home to endangered big cats and strives to educate the public about their plight in the wild and in captivity. Current residents include tigers, lions, pumas, leopards, lynx, foxes, and coatimundis. Members were treated to a full guided tour of the sanctuary and got to see the “residents” up close – too close for some! You don’t realize just how big a Siberian Tiger is until you’re about five feet away from one.