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At TWS, every life is special – no matter how big or small

By | March 26, 2014 at 11:51 pm | No comments

Even though The Wildcat Sanctuary is home to big cats, over the years, we've helped several stray cats as well. It's ranged from donors contacting us about stray cats, to neighbors calling finding kittens in culverts.  But what's very interesting is that there are also stray...

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Awwwww, I want one!

By | March 12, 2014 at 1:39 am | No comments

The phone rings, our heart sinks.  You know what the caller will probably be asking, “Can you take in this wild cat?” The story is so often the same.  An owner who loved cats, who bought the wild cat as a cute and cuddly cub.  Who thought they'd make a great pet. An...

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The real A-CAT-emy Awards show premieres at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | February 26, 2014 at 7:06 pm | No comments

The film industry's Academy Awards show will be on soon, but why wait for the glitz and glam? If you're wild about cats, you won't want to miss tuning into The Wildcat Sanctuary's very own A-CAT-emy Awards show. The nominees for many different CAT-egories come from all walks...

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Grieving the loss of Sierra the tigress

By | February 26, 2014 at 3:29 pm | No comments

In Memory -  February 2014 I sit here having to type because I don’t know what else to do.  I am beside myself. In a few short hours, we will say good-bye to a dear resident of ours.  Every loss is difficult, but this one seems so unfair.  To know that letting her go is...

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In the heart of a rescuer

By | January 14, 2014 at 5:14 pm | No comments

This is such a poignant piece about what "rescue" really means. For all who've ever rescued an animal, you'll certainly identify with the feelings. We wish we knew who the author was so we could thank them and acknowledge them for something so moving.  "For animal lovers...

Posted in: General, TWS in the News

Purchase your Wild Valentine!

By | January 14, 2014 at 2:11 am | No comments

Do you have plans for a WILD Valentine's Day this year?   We sure do! PRODUCT: Wild Valentine Card — $25.00 [Add to Cart] [View Cart] Why not let us help you WOW your sweetie with an extra special, one-of-a-kind gift of love? Show your Valentine how much you really...

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Plush tigers bring kids comfort while spreading the message of No More Wild Pets

By | December 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm | No comments

Some months ago, we put out the call for plush tiger donations.  How exciting it was to have our mailbox filled with tigers when you didn't even know how they would be used.  The office has, literally, been drowning in stuffed tigers! Our vision was for a PR event that...

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Resident Spotlight- Spring

By | December 3, 2013 at 2:28 am | No comments

Spring spent the first nine years of his life in a flimsy wire cage.  He was extremely bonded to his owners and did not know he was a cougar.  In fact, I still don’t think he’s sure.  When he first came to the sanctuary, everything frightened him, even his tiny bobcat...

Posted in: Animal Care

Holiday enrichment for the cats of TWS!

By | November 29, 2013 at 4:57 pm | No comments

Make a holiday wish come true for one of the TWS cats – purchase toys they love for any TWS resident at:  http://www.sanctuarysupplies.com/sanctuary_wishlist.asp?id=1009 When you think of animal care, a few things usually come to mind such as diet preparation, cleaning...

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American Sanctuary Association supports Tammy Thies

By | November 15, 2013 at 2:18 pm | No comments

              To Whom It May Concern: The American Sanctuary Association fully supports and endorses The Wildcat Sanctuary and Tammy Thies.  TWS is a model sanctuary that has been an accredited member of our...

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