Today, I had to say goodbye to a friend and teacher.

By | November 8, 2012 at 3:10 pm | No comments

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 away.  This time, he...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, In Memory

Best Friends Magazine features The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 7, 2012 at 11:29 pm | No comments

We're thrilled to be featured in the September/October 2012 issue of BEST FRIENDS MAGAZINE, which is now online. At the link below, you'll find a six page article about our Sanctuary and our "No More Wild Pets" campaign.  It showcases a lot of wonderful photos of our cats,...

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Zanesville Massacre – indepth interviews with officers who shot 56 exotic animals

By | October 25, 2012 at 10:16 pm | No comments


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Minnesota rescued bobcats – update, photos

By | October 20, 2012 at 4:50 pm | No comments

It’s been a few months since Stelter, Brianna, Felicity, and Hamlin were rescued and brought to our Sanctuary.  And my, oh my, how life has changed for them! You can tell, from these pictures, that they're so happy they literally kiss the ground they walk on!! No longer...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, News, Rescues

The story of Bhutan the very special Snow Leopard.

By | October 19, 2012 at 9:54 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) was supposed to welcome a very special resident.  “Bhutan,” a 10-year-old snow leopard had been retired from an AZA accredited zoo and TWS had been chosen for his forever home....but that has now changed. Bhutan was residing at the zoo as part...

Posted in: Animal Care, General, Home Feature Below Right, News

We miss you so much Rori and wish you a safe journey sweet girl

By | October 19, 2012 at 8:29 pm | No comments

In Memory – October 2012 Back in 2007 we welcomed Rori the bengal to the Sanctuary. Her tiny feet stepped out of her transport crate and into our hearts forever. She was a shy and independent little girl, but loved the undivided attention of humans. Sadly, these little feet...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, Rescues, Updates

1 year anniversary of Zanesville massacre – sign the No More Wild Pets pledge!

By | October 18, 2012 at 8:08 pm | No comments

October 18th marks the one-year anniversary of the Zanesville, Ohio massacre in which owner Terry Thompson released a menagerie of his wild animals and then took his own life. When the carnage was over, 49 animals were killed, including 18 Bengal tigers, 17 lions, six black...

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The sad loss of Issy, our Bengal cat

By | October 3, 2012 at 4:14 pm | No comments

We have another very sad loss to share with you.  Our beautiful Bengal cat Issy has passed from soft tissue cancer. This has been a very emotional month for all the staff and volunteers here.  Issy’s passing came so suddenly and is still a shock to us all.  She gave only...

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Princess Savannah the serval passes on

By | September 24, 2012 at 2:40 pm | No comments

I believe that every cat at the Sanctuary is special in their own unique way and so many have left paw prints on my heart, but there are those certain cats that no matter how down you are or how bad you think you have it just by looking into their eyes your spirit is lifted. ...

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Thank you to the team at Owens Companies Inc.

By | September 10, 2012 at 1:47 pm | No comments

Thank you to Richard, Rolland and Aaron of Owens Companies Inc. for donating their services and time to install the mechanics of the new walk-in freezer!!  We always encourage our supporters to use companies who give back!  Please think of Owens next time you need heating or...

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