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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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Nikita the tiger needs your help!

Nikita the tiger needs your help!

By | February 28, 2012 at 11:39 pm | No comments

Help bring Nikita the tiger to The Wildcat Sanctuary We received a tearful call from an Ohio woman asking us to help her and her cats.  She is a USDA licensed owner who realizes what the future will mean for her and the animals she has in cages in her backyard with the...

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Help Bring Nikita and Tasha to The Wildcat Sanctuary

Help Bring Nikita and Tasha to The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | February 27, 2012 at 3:43 pm | No comments

Aftermath of the Ohio exotic animal tragedy – what happens to the other cats in the state?  The Wildcat Sanctuary is here to help. Like you, we were devastated as we heard the shots ring out that killed dozens of animals in Ohio last year.  These were animals that,...

Posted in: Animal Care, News, Rescues, TWS in the News, Updates

TWS’ Animal Enrichment Program

TWS’ Animal Enrichment Program

By | February 22, 2012 at 8:41 pm | No comments

We use the term enrichment all the time in our newsletters and blogs and we thought, "Maybe our donors and supporters aren't aware of what enrichment really means."  So here it is, enrichment in a nutshell. What is enrichment? It is an animal husbandry principle that can...

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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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Rock Art Imagery memorializes TWS residents

Rock Art Imagery memorializes TWS residents

By | February 10, 2012 at 9:54 pm | No comments

At The Wildcat Sanctuary, the cats we rescue touch so many lives.  Even when they leave us, their stories and their legacy continue to inspire us all. Whenever one of our cats passes on, Julie Michels, of Rock Art Imagery, paints an exact likeness of the cat on a rock and...

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Show your WILD side with The Wildcat Sanctuary Facebook Timeline cover shots!

Show your WILD side with The Wildcat Sanctuary Facebook Timeline cover shots!

By | February 6, 2012 at 11:57 pm | No comments

If you’re a Facebook user, you've heard that the time has come to jazz up your own personal site.  With the introduction of Facebook’s new Timeline Profile, you can show how much you love wild cats and help spread the word about The Wildcat Sanctuary – all at the same...

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At TWS, our donors truly are our family

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

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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