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A very important day for Ohio Cats! And you can help!

By | April 17, 2012 at 3:39 pm | No comments

Donate Today! Today is a very important day for animals in Ohio. A bill to finally regulate the breeding and selling of big cats and other exotic animals is being heard by members of the Senate Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Committee. This...

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What does it take to rescue a wild cat?

By | April 17, 2012 at 3:12 pm | No comments

In February, we were contacted by the owner of Tiger Paw Rescue Center in Ohio.  She tearfully pleaded with us to help find homes for the tigers and cougar she had.  With pending state and federal legislation bringing new regulations and fees she couldn't possibly afford, she...

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ABC Ohio Video Coverage – Denise Flores’ Tiger Paws Rescue

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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Tasha the cougar and Nikita the tigress call TWS home

By | April 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | No comments

One day, we received a tearful call from a USDA-licensed owner in Ohio asking for help. With pending state and federal legislation, she realized what the future might mean for her as well as the animals she had in cages in her backyard. Though she wanted to provide more for...

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Is a picture really worth a 1000 words?

By | March 30, 2012 at 5:55 pm | No comments

    A beautiful picture like this of tigress Nikita, taken by talented photographer Karine Aigner, can express more than the written language. Photographs can capture the beauty of her face, the look in her eye and even give you a glimpse into her...

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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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With your help, Nikita and Tasha will be home early next week!

With your help, Nikita and Tasha will be home early next week!

By | March 23, 2012 at 12:06 am | No comments

DONATE TODAY Wanting the best for Tasha, the current owner is responsibly relinquishing her and Nikita to The Wildcat Sanctuary. Tasha is suffering from leg tremors, due to the poor declaw job done on her paws by her first owner.  Add to that her impaired sight and you can...

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Hear their story from Nikita and Tasha’s current caregiver

By | March 22, 2012 at 6:10 pm | No comments

"It is the most important thing we have ever done in our lives, the biggest decision I personally have ever made to move Tasha and Nikita to an accredited sanctuary. We are blessed that they will have a forever home at The Wildcat Sanctuary. Nikita, is a 7-year-old white...

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My life in captivity – through the eyes of Nikita, the tigress

My life in captivity – through the eyes of Nikita, the tigress

By | March 15, 2012 at 1:59 pm | No comments

I was born into a sea of light. What a strange world, one that would light up with camera flashes whenever I was around. They’d take pictures of me, they’d take pictures with me. These humans seemed to think I was something strange. Was I? Is that why my mother wasn’t with...

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Happy Birthday Sierra

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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