Animal Care

A very important day for Ohio Cats! And you can help!

By | April 17, 2012 at 3:39 pm | No comments

Donate Today! Today is a very important day for animals in Ohio. A bill to finally regulate the breeding and selling of big cats and other exotic animals is being heard by members of the Senate Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Committee. This...

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What does it take to rescue a wild cat?

By | April 17, 2012 at 3:12 pm | No comments

In February, we were contacted by the owner of Tiger Paw Rescue Center in Ohio.  She tearfully pleaded with us to help find homes for the tigers and cougar she had.  With pending state and federal legislation bringing new regulations and fees she couldn't possibly afford, she...

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Tasha the cougar and Nikita the tigress call TWS home

By | April 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | No comments

One day, we received a tearful call from a USDA-licensed owner in Ohio asking for help. With pending state and federal legislation, she realized what the future might mean for her as well as the animals she had in cages in her backyard. Though she wanted to provide more for...

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With your help, Nikita and Tasha will be home early next week!

By | March 23, 2012 at 12:06 am | No comments

DONATE TODAY Wanting the best for Tasha, the current owner is responsibly relinquishing her and Nikita to The Wildcat Sanctuary. Tasha is suffering from leg tremors, due to the poor declaw job done on her paws by her first owner.  Add to that her impaired sight and you can...

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Nikita the tiger needs your help!

By | February 28, 2012 at 11:39 pm | No comments

Help bring Nikita the tiger to The Wildcat Sanctuary We received a tearful call from an Ohio woman asking us to help her and her cats.  She is a USDA licensed owner who realizes what the future will mean for her and the animals she has in cages in her backyard with the...

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Help Bring Nikita and Tasha to The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | February 27, 2012 at 3:43 pm | No comments

Aftermath of the Ohio exotic animal tragedy – what happens to the other cats in the state?  The Wildcat Sanctuary is here to help. Like you, we were devastated as we heard the shots ring out that killed dozens of animals in Ohio last year.  These were animals that,...

Posted in: Animal Care, News, Rescues, TWS in the News, Updates

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TWS’ Animal Enrichment Program

By | February 22, 2012 at 8:41 pm | No comments

We use the term enrichment all the time in our newsletters and blogs and we thought, "Maybe our donors and supporters aren't aware of what enrichment really means."  So here it is, enrichment in a nutshell. What is enrichment? It is an animal husbandry principle that can...

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Cody the cougar gets treatment for his arthritis.

By | December 28, 2011 at 3:19 am | No comments

Cody the cougar still feels pain from his past abuse. Unfortunately due to his terrible four-paw declaw and the fact that he was facing starvation, he is having pain from severe arthritis. It is essential that cats get the proper nourishment in that this keeps fluid in...

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Leisha the lynx has exciting news for the holidays!

By | December 19, 2011 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Many people go home for the holidays! Well at TWS this week, residents moved to bigger homes for the holidays, including Leisha the Eurasian Lynx. Because of your generosity, earlier this month tigers Ekaterina and Sierra moved into their new free-roaming habitat in Wild...

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Aztec returns to TWS – Leaving a legacy for your pets

By | November 23, 2011 at 7:16 pm | No comments

In memory 2012 Today, I had to say goodbye to a friend and teacher. He had a way of making everyone he came in contact with feel very special, especially me.  Over a decade, he had returned to the Sanctuary three times.  Each time, it was after his caregiver had passed...

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