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Belgium TV quotes The Wildcat Sanctuary about Thor the Bengal Cat

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:28 am | No comments

Bengal Cat photos go viral Thor, the Bengal Cat BELGIUM (WSLS 10) – Photos of a  Bengal cat from Belgium have gone viral. Meet Thor, the cat with an instagram page that has made him internet-famous with his photos. To date, Thor has over 29,000...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary quoted about Thor the Bengal Cat by Huffington Post

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:24 am | No comments

This Striped And Spotted Cat’s Fur Is Mesmerizing The Internet But that doesn’t mean you should necessarily get a Bengal cat yourself. People can’t get enough of a cat in Kortenberg, Belgium, whose gorgeous fur has helped launched him to internet...

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So you think you want a Bengal cat like Thor – think again!

By | August 26, 2016 at 1:17 pm | No comments

The internet is buzzing about Thor, a Bengal cat with gorgeous fur. "I want one, too!" But do you? Really?? Having rescued 57 hybrid cats and referring so many more to other sanctuaries, we know a lot about cats like Thor. And it's not all what the breeders...

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Do big cats roar or purr – or both?

By | July 27, 2016 at 7:13 pm | No comments

We're asked this question all the time!  Here's the facts according to the National Wildlife Federation: "Contented lions might purr if they could, but they can't. Only the smaller cats- - not just house cats, but also bobcats, ocelots, lynxes, cougars* and others- - have...

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“But Mama, where did the tiger cub go?”

By | July 26, 2016 at 3:04 pm | No comments

What's the ONE most important thing you can do to reduce the number of big cats in need of rescue? Submit your comments today to the USDA asking them to STOP allowing public contact with dangerous animals - cubs or adults. If we want to help end the non-stop breeding by...

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Wildcat Sanctuary quoted in People Are Breeding These Giant Cats To Be Just Like Dogs

By | July 21, 2016 at 8:06 am | No comments

Giant cats who walk on a leash, play fetch and snuggle up to you at bedtime? No, this isn't bizarro world. This isn't Apocalypse Meow. This is real. And it's brutal. They're called Savannah cats, a cross between a regular domestic cat and the wilder (and larger)...

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Wildcat Sanctuary quoted in Dying Tiger Spent His Life Being Paraded Around At Football Games

By | July 21, 2016 at 7:47 am | No comments

Mike the tiger's Facebook page is inundated with messages like "You are so loved" and "We're pulling for you." Born and bred as a live mascot, the now 11-year-old tiger has spent his life being wheeled out in front of cheering fans at Louisiana State...

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Rescued Wildcats Form An Inseparable Bond

By | June 19, 2016 at 9:03 pm | No comments

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxMOSs3Mft4[/embed] In the woods of Minnesota, lies a beautiful sanctuary where rescued wildcats go to live happy, carefree lives. This beautiful story is about The Wildcat Sanctuary and an unbelievable friendship that formed...

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Tiger Torn From Mom Gets Paraded Around At Football Games

By | June 17, 2016 at 10:19 am | No comments

For 45 years, Massillon Washington High School has been parading baby tigers onto its field during football games, replacing each animal as soon as they grow too big. Lilly was one of those tigers. Lilly at Massillon Washington High School. PHOTO SOURCE...

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Minnesota’s shameful secret: Exotic animals kept captive as pets and for exhibits

By | June 4, 2016 at 1:38 pm | No comments

There are an estimated 1,000 big cats living in captivity in Minnesota, animals that will never live in the wild. The Wildcat Sanctuary Mayfield, New York resident Steve Salton's weakness for very large cats dates back years. It started in 2005...

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