Domestic dispute reported as chimps escape from USDA-licensed owner, 1 dead

By | July 12, 2012 at 10:11 pm | No comments

Two chimpanzees escaped their enclosure in a Las Vegas-area neighborhood this morning. Police shot and killed one and tranquilized the other. Update at 4:33 p.m. ET: A Las Vegas animal control official tells On Deadline that today's escape happened outside the city limits in...

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Actress Tippi Hedren appeals for help in standing up to Ringling’s opposition of HR 4122

By | July 11, 2012 at 5:54 pm | No comments

The fate of the Big Cats & Public Safety Protection Act -HR 4122 now sits with the Committee on Natural Resources. They have sought the input of Ringling's CEO and Chairman Kenneth Feld, who is vehemently opposed to this bill's passage.  Now is the time to contact your...

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Wild cats find forever home in Minnesota

By | July 5, 2012 at 11:19 pm | No comments

When Meme, a Bengal tiger, arrived at the Wildcat Sanctuary she had severe arthritis, a bladder infection and open wounds on her face and hips from rubbing against her tiny cage. She was rescued from a 10’ x 10’ corn crib filled knee-high with bones. She had no insulation...

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Help the Lake Superior Zoo Flood Clean Up – Volunteer/Donate

By | June 22, 2012 at 1:34 pm | No comments

Lake Superior Zoo Flood Relief Project Underway The Lake Superior Zoo is recuperating after a severe flood. Cleanup efforts have begun and extent of the damage still needs to be determined. Staff is working on developing an extensive...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary offers assistance during flooding of Lake Superior Zoo

By | June 20, 2012 at 11:09 pm | No comments

Our hearts and prayers go out to the caregivers and animals of the Lake Superior Zoo. When a tragedy like this happens, especially one of this magnitude, we will do everything we can to help. The animals come first and their needs come first, no matter what. We were in immediate...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary No More Wild Pets PSA’s win Telly Awards!

By | June 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm | No comments

We are thrilled to announce that The Wildcat Sanctuary’s No More Wild Pets public service announcements (PSA) have already won the coveted Telly Award - Bronze.  Since Telly Awards are only given in silver and bronze levels, this is a high honor indeed! The 33rd annual...

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Take the No More Wild Pets Pledge!

By | June 17, 2012 at 7:04 pm | No comments

Help us create a world of No More Wild Pets! Take the No More Wild Pets Pledge today!! Between June 18 – 28, you can help us raise 10,000 signatures and $10,000 in 10 days! It’s easy! Just sign the FREE pledge and donate to help end the captive wildlife...

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Hartwell/Pelton family – a family with wild personalities

By | June 7, 2012 at 5:41 pm | No comments

You might not expect a family with a child allergic to cats and dogs to be so devoted to wildlife.  But, that’s exactly what you’ll find with the Hartwell family.  The 5 cats they sponsor at The Wildcat Sanctuary have become such an important part of their lives that the...

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Tasha and Nikita happy to see Ohio’s new law banning exotics

By | June 6, 2012 at 5:11 pm | No comments

Governor Kasich finally signed legislation to end Ohio's reputation as "the Wild, Wild West" on June 5, 2012 . "We had virtually no rules and no regulations in terms of all this," he explained.  Now, thankfully, Ohio does. Ohio was one of a handful of states with no...

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TWS No More Wild Pets 2012 Scholarship presented to Rowan Hilty

By | June 4, 2012 at 10:00 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_8141" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="High school Senior Rowan Hilty - 2012 TWS No More Wild Pets Scholarship recipient"][/caption] The Wildcat Sanctuary was pleased to recognize East Central High School senior Rowan Hilty as the 2012 recipient...

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