Bay Area Puma Project
Large scale research, education and conservation program for pumas in and around the San Francisco Bay Area.
Big Cat Rescue
The largest accredited sanctuary in the world dedicated entirely to the rescue and housing of abused and abandoned cats.
"...We are home to over 100 lions, tigers, bobcats, cougars and other species most of whom have been abandoned, abused, orphaned, saved from being turned into fur coats, or retired from performing acts...Our dual mission is to provide the best home we can for the cats in our care and educate the public about the plight of these majestic animals, both in captivity and in the wild, to end abuse and avoid extinction." Cat Action Treasury (CAT)
CAT was created in 1995 to conserve the world’s 36 species of wild cat.
"...We play a leading role in advancing conservation of the big cats - tiger, lion, snow leopard, cheetah, leopard, jaguar and puma – as well as the rare and little known small cats – including marbled cat, clouded leopard, guiña, Andean cat, Asiatic golden cat, Borneo bay cat, flat-headed cat, black-footed cat and Pallas cat...CAT works closely with the IUCN SSC Cat Specialist Group, an international network of over 200 experts on wild cats. " Cat Survival Trust
A United Kingdom charitable organization, trust and sanctuary for wild cats.
Washington State zoological park promoting the preservation of endangered species in general, with a specific focus on the endangered & exotic cats.
Conservation Northwest protects wildlife, forests and wild areas from the Washington Coast through the Cascades Mountains to the British Columbia Rockies with a focus on larger predators, including the lynx and cougar.
Protect the cougar throughout the Americas through education, funding, promoting the use of sound science and monitoring state policies.
Cougar Rewilding Foundation
Facilitating the recovery of the cougar in suitable wild habitat east of the Rocky Mountains.
Felidae Conservation Fund
Advances the conservation of the world’s 37 felidae species and their habitats through a combination of pioneering research, compelling education and state-of-the-art technology.
IUCN/SSC: Cat Specialist Group
Advancing the understanding and conservation of the world’s 36 wild living cat species.
"...The IUCN/SSC Cat Specialist Group brings together more than 200 of the world’s leading cat experts, including scientists, wildlife managers and conservationists from 50 countries who are dedicated to advancing the understanding and conservation of the world’s 36 wild living cat species...The Cat Specialist Group is active in many of its own initiatives as well, focusing on the development of tools for the assessment of the species’ status, for the compilation and distribution of intelligence and for supporting the work of its members..." Mountain Lion Foundation
California-based organization protecting mountain lions and their habitat.
Committed to the preservation of the Osa Peninsula's biodiversity and wild cat conservation.
Panther Ridge Conservation Center
A Florida conservation center that provides a home, haven and hope for some of the world's most majestic and endangered big cats.
Carnivore conservation and management; jaguar, ocelot, puma and cohabitating wildlife.
Rocky Mountain Cat Conservancy
Dedicated to promoting wild cat conservation through research and community stewardship with a focus on the mountain lion.
The Cougar Network
Dedicated to studying cougar-habitat relationships and the role of cougars in ecosystems.
Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge
Rescue and rehabilitation of big cats that have been abused, neglected or displaced.
University of Arizona: Wild Cat Research and Conservation
Conserving the 36 species of wild cats, their prey, and their habitat in perpetuity and to promote vibrant human communities nested within biologically rich, life-supporting ecosystems.
In the U.S., the University of Arizona is involved in mountain lion population studies. International group activities include the Ocelot Recovery Team, the Northern Jaguar Project, small wild cat conservation projects, conservation of the Nambian caracal and Hyderabad Tiger Conservation Society.