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Cougar Brother and Sister Form a New Family with Two Other Orphans – reprint

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:41 am | No comments

Reprint from The Dodo The capture of Storm and Snow might best be described as a tale of two kitties. The orphaned cougar siblings, just a few months old, had lost their mother and desperately needed a human hand. Locals had spotted them a few times in...

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Mother Nature Network features Wildcat Sanctuary orphaned cougar kittens

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:32 am | No comments

Orphaned cougar cubs get a second chance at The Wildcat Sanctuary August 24, 2016 JAYMI HEIMBUCH Photo: The Wildcat Sanctuary When Fish and Wildlife officers in Washington rescued two orphaned cougar cubs, they weren't exactly sure what...

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Belgium TV quotes The Wildcat Sanctuary about Thor the Bengal Cat

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:28 am | No comments

Bengal Cat photos go viral Thor, the Bengal Cat BELGIUM (WSLS 10) – Photos of a  Bengal cat from Belgium have gone viral. Meet Thor, the cat with an instagram page that has made him internet-famous with his photos. To date, Thor has over 29,000...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary quoted about Thor the Bengal Cat by Huffington Post

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:24 am | No comments

This Striped And Spotted Cat’s Fur Is Mesmerizing The Internet But that doesn’t mean you should necessarily get a Bengal cat yourself. People can’t get enough of a cat in Kortenberg, Belgium, whose gorgeous fur has helped launched him to internet...

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Do big cats roar or purr – or both?

By | July 27, 2016 at 7:13 pm | No comments

We're asked this question all the time!  Here's the facts according to the National Wildlife Federation: "Contented lions might purr if they could, but they can't. Only the smaller cats- - not just house cats, but also bobcats, ocelots, lynxes, cougars* and others- - have...

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Wildcat Sanctuary quoted in People Are Breeding These Giant Cats To Be Just Like Dogs

By | July 21, 2016 at 8:06 am | No comments

Giant cats who walk on a leash, play fetch and snuggle up to you at bedtime? No, this isn't bizarro world. This isn't Apocalypse Meow. This is real. And it's brutal. They're called Savannah cats, a cross between a regular domestic cat and the wilder (and larger)...

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Wildcat Sanctuary quoted in Dying Tiger Spent His Life Being Paraded Around At Football Games

By | July 21, 2016 at 7:47 am | No comments

Mike the tiger's Facebook page is inundated with messages like "You are so loved" and "We're pulling for you." Born and bred as a live mascot, the now 11-year-old tiger has spent his life being wheeled out in front of cheering fans at Louisiana State...

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Rescued Wildcats Form An Inseparable Bond

By | June 19, 2016 at 9:03 pm | No comments

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxMOSs3Mft4[/embed] In the woods of Minnesota, lies a beautiful sanctuary where rescued wildcats go to live happy, carefree lives. This beautiful story is about The Wildcat Sanctuary and an unbelievable friendship that formed...

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Minnesota’s shameful secret: Exotic animals kept captive as pets and for exhibits

By | June 4, 2016 at 1:38 pm | No comments

There are an estimated 1,000 big cats living in captivity in Minnesota, animals that will never live in the wild. The Wildcat Sanctuary Mayfield, New York resident Steve Salton's weakness for very large cats dates back years. It started in 2005...

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Big cats, clean teeth thanks to veterinary anesthesiologists

By | June 2, 2016 at 3:53 pm | No comments

Photo by Tammy Thies Just like people, big cats need to maintain teeth health too. But keeping their teeth healthy is easier said than done. To ensure that dentists can safely clean and fix the animal’s teeth, an experienced anesthesiology team is...

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