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Tragedy continues as Ohio zoo is forced to return surviving exotic animals to Zanesville widow

By | May 4, 2012 at 5:51 pm | No comments

"We are saddened to watch the tragic return of the survivors of the Zanesville massacre to Marian Thompson.  Had Ohio lawmakers acted fast enough in passing much-needed legislation or had there been protective, more restrictive exotic animal laws in place to begin with,...

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ABC Ohio Video Coverage – Denise Flores’ Tiger Paws Rescue

By | April 14, 2012 at 2:40 pm | No comments

Tiger Lady May Have to Get Rid of Big Cats A Richland County woman who owns four adult tigers worries that she may be forced to get rid of the animals if state lawmakers pass new laws placing limits on exotic animal ownership. Denise Flores said she is watching what the...

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It took a Dream Team to help Nikita and Tasha from Ohio.

By | March 26, 2012 at 9:06 pm | No comments

Nikita’s USDA licensed owner in Ohio contacted The Wildcat Sanctuary about taking one of her most traumatized tigers. She knew how well we’ve helped other injured souls in the past and knew we’d be the best place for her. We agreed and began tackling the many details...

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Happy Birthday Sierra

By | March 5, 2012 at 7:15 pm | No comments

It was Sierra the tigers' 12th birthday on March 3rd.  Staff helped her celebrate with a surprise Birthday cake.  The surprise inside was a brand new safari jolly ball!  Sierra watched from her lockout as staff placed the 'cake', made out of boxes, construction paper and a...

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How WILD will your Valentine’s Day be?

By | February 13, 2012 at 2:28 pm | No comments

On Valentine’s Day, it doesn’t get much wilder than it does at The Wildcat Sanctuary. We’ve seen how the power of love can turn life around.  Whether it’s a big cat or a little cat, love is one of the most important things that makes them happy, healthy, and...

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At TWS, our donors truly are our family

By | February 3, 2012 at 6:02 pm | No comments

Naomi Wikane grew up on a farm respecting all animals, both domestic and wild.  She watched cats do what they do best on a farm, keep the mice/rat population down.  She watched chickens provide eggs.  She enjoyed the companionship of dogs. But, Naomi was shocked to find...

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Valentine’s Day – The Difference a Simple Card can Make

By | February 2, 2012 at 10:47 pm | No comments

A decade ago, Eileen and Carl Adamec received a very special Valentine’s Day card from a friend.  It was a card that would change their lives and open their hearts to a whole new circle of friends. Their friend, Linda Baumann, sent them a Valentine’s Day card from The...

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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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Good Morning America interview – widow to reclaim animal survivors

By | October 27, 2011 at 6:42 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary has offered permanent sanctuary to the surviving cats of the Ohio tragedy. Thompson's widow pursues reclaiming and taking possession of animals who survived the Ohio...

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TWS Cats Put Their Paws to Paint

By | September 1, 2011 at 3:20 pm | No comments

The cats (and keepers) were hard at work as they created their paintings, beautiful works of art and decoupage frames to raise money for animal care supplies. Using a  non-toxic, washable, vegetable based safe paint these cats rolled, shredded, rubbed and flipped to ensure...

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