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Lion Ark – documentary about 25 lions rescued from circus in Bolivia

By | July 16, 2013 at 2:45 pm | No comments

Lion Ark is coming. Spread the word – SHARE NOW. When Bolivia banned the use of animals in circuses people thought that was it but the circuses simply defied the law. Lion Ark is a feature length documentary of how one by one the circuses were tracked down by Animal...

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Tiger Skeletons Seized at Prague Airport

By | July 16, 2013 at 2:39 pm | No comments

Tiger Skeletons Seized at Prague Airport PRAGUE — Czech officials say airport customs authorities have seized the skeletons of two endangered tigers believed to be destined for the black market in the Far East. Customs Office spokeswoman Sarka Miskovska says a sniffer dog...

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Third big cat dies of distemper at Texas Sanctuary

By | July 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm | No comments

A male tiger died of canine distemper Monday and was the third large cat to die of the virus at an exotic animal sanctuary in Wylie. Abrams, 9, had been in isolation for weeks before his death. A lioness and another male tiger died last week at In-Sync...

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Donate to the Memorial Medical Fund

By | July 4, 2013 at 12:15 am | No comments

If you own a pet, you know how quickly medical expenses add up. When they’re young, there’s the cost of spaying/neutering and vaccinations. As they age, there’s the cost of the typical aches, pains, and diseases associated with growing old. The expenses we face for our...

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200 Captive Wild Animals Discovered in Thailand

By | June 13, 2013 at 2:05 pm | No comments

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="420"] Two of the white lions seized in Thailand[/caption] A man in Thailand has been charged with illegal possession of and trade in protected wildlife after a raid on his house uncovered more than 200 exotic animals. Neighbors...

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Couple Hospitalized After Playing With Lion Cub

By | June 11, 2013 at 8:06 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_11324" align="alignright" width="300"] Two white lion cubs at Ukutula Lion Park and Lodge.[/caption] A South African couple has been hospitalized after what they were hoping to be just a fun play date with a lion cub. Manie and Angelique Visser were in...

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Miracle Match a Roaring Success

By | May 22, 2013 at 10:28 pm | No comments

This years Miracle Match proves how a donation of any size can produce miraculous results.  Our amazing donors raised an unprecedented $203,260 for the cats during this years Match from March 1st to April 30th.  Thank you just isn't enough!  After the incredible snow fall we...

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PEIVDF Performs Dental Care for 4 TWS Residents

By | May 20, 2013 at 4:41 pm | No comments

A team of 10 dentists from The Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation performed dental work on four cats this weekend.  This is the third Mission PEIVDF has done at TWS and we couldn't be more grateful for their help.  PEIVDF travels all around the country to...

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Scarlet the Clouded Leopard’s Surgery a Success!

By | May 17, 2013 at 6:00 pm | No comments

For those of you who don't know Scarlet's story, she came to us with a horrible infection on her rear end. This was likely due to incontinence which could be from a genetic malformation.  We have been treating this with antibiotics for months and finally it was cleared up...

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Wildcat Sanctuary receives support after snow damage – Thank You!

By | April 29, 2013 at 2:43 pm | No comments

Thank you supporters and volunteers! Wow, what a difference a week makes. I can't believe how much can change in such a short time, from a devastating snow storm that damaged enclosures, to warm sunny days. One thing remains unchanged - that we have the BEST supporters in the...

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