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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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Sierra investigates her Birthday cake

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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Max the cougar from the Catskill Game Farm

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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Your votes won $25K for the cats!

By | November 10, 2011 at 3:39 pm | No comments

November 22nd - Your votes won $25K for TWS’ cats!  1,714 of you voted for The Wildcat Sanctuary in the Chase Community Giving Program and it paid off!  Thank you. Are you aware that The Wildcat Sanctuary is participating in the Chase community giving program on...

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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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Tiger awaiting rescue in Texas

Federal Laws

By | May 23, 2011 at 6:45 pm | No comments

What is the Captive Wildlife Crisis? The captive wildlife crisis has plagued our back yards.  We hear about it in the news, see it on our favorite television shows and commercial advertisements, they are at our local fairs. You see the ads for a circuses coming to town,...

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