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Bizarre Behavior in Endangered Tigers Traced to Dog Virus

Bizarre Behavior in Endangered Tigers Traced to Dog Virus

By | September 4, 2013 at 6:23 pm | No comments

By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer   |   August 16, 2013 12:59pm ET Marty is an endangered Amur tiger. Credit: Jan Morse | RZSS View full size image A rare breed of tigers in Russia has been spotted behaving bizarrely for more than a decade, and now researchers say...

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Uncaged lion found lounging in front yard in Ohio

By | September 4, 2013 at 1:41 pm | No comments

After a neighbor discovered the lioness in his front yard, the big cat's owner was able to put it back into its cage without incident. (Photo: Matthew Berry, Lancaster (Ohio) Eagle-Gazette) FAIRFIELD BEACH, Ohio -- Residents here were startled over the weekend...

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Ask your U.S. senator to co-sponsor the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act today.

Ask your U.S. senator to co-sponsor the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act today.

By | August 29, 2013 at 1:27 pm | No comments

Did you know that there are at least 10,000 big cats kept in private hands in the U.S., but that no one knows exactly how many or where? It's a dangerous situation - for people and animals - when tigers, lions and other big cats are kept as backyard pets or in roadside zoos....

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Action Needed: speak out against public handling of big cats

Action Needed: speak out against public handling of big cats

By | August 16, 2013 at 1:19 pm | No comments

Posted by International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Take a stand and help prevent the public handling of big cats!  They need your voice! It’s no secret that one of the biggest problems fueling the U.S. big cat trade is the fact that dozens of traveling zoos and roadside...

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IFAW grant helps the cats of the Wildcat Sanctuary!

IFAW grant helps the cats of the Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | August 13, 2013 at 4:14 pm | No comments

Having rescued big cats from all over the United States, The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) and The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) know how important providing a natural habitat is in a sanctuary environment. IFAW has generously provided a grant towards helping build...

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Book us for your next event – TWS’ Speakers Bureau

By | August 6, 2013 at 8:56 pm | No comments

Book TWS' Founder for your next corporate event Tammy Thies is more than the founder of The Wildcat Sanctuary, she is also an advocate, marketing professional and public speaker. With a marketing and journalism degree from the University of St. Thomas, Thies developed...

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Thank you for helping us with the serval building renovations!

Thank you for helping us with the serval building renovations!

By | August 6, 2013 at 1:44 pm | No comments

Lizzy, the serval, and I would both like to thank you for your gift to renovate the serval building before winter.  Because of you, the future is bright for countless others - just like Lizzy – who will be able to live wild at heart here at The Wildcat Sanctuary; safe,...

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How do the wild cats deal with the summer heat?

How do the wild cats deal with the summer heat?

By | July 17, 2013 at 3:29 am | No comments

Sizzling, sweltering, blistering – no matter what you call it, it has been a hot few days!  With all-time high temperature records tied or broken around the country, everyone is wondering how does this heat wave affect the animals? Many of our cat species begin adapting...

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Resident Spotlight: Tigress Lilly

Resident Spotlight: Tigress Lilly

By | July 16, 2013 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Lilly, the tigress, was born in 1996 and came to The Wildcat Sanctuary in 2006 after her owner was tragically killed by another tiger, Tango. She now lives wild at heart in a free-roaming natural area thanks to you, our supporters. Authorities called The Wildcat Sanctuary to...

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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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