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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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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

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

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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