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The Wildcat Sanctuary encourages Gov. Cuomo’s signature on big cat legislation

The Wildcat Sanctuary encourages Gov. Cuomo’s signature on big cat legislation

By | July 21, 2014 at 10:09 pm | No comments

S. 6902, a bill prohibiting public contact with Big Cats, has passed both Houses of New York's legislature and awaits action by Governor Cuomo.  The Wildcat Sanctuary joins IFAW, HSUS, Born Free USA, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Wildlife Conservation Society...

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One Green Planet covers the story of Tasha the cougar at The Wildcat Sanctuary

One Green Planet covers the story of Tasha the cougar at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | June 1, 2014 at 12:31 pm | No comments

Keep the Wild in Your Heart, Not Your Home: The Story of Tasha the Cougar Since the day Tasha, the cougar, first set foot on the open land of The Wildcat Sanctuary, she never looked back. When Tasha arrived at her new forever home, it was the very first time she had been given...

Posted in: TWS in the News

How Facebook changes the world for these rescued wild cats

How Facebook changes the world for these rescued wild cats

By | May 28, 2014 at 5:30 pm | No comments

Tigers splashing in pools... Lions and mountain lions surveying their kingdom from lofty heights... Bobcats and servals curled up in hammocks enjoying the breezes... A jaguar and leopard stalking each other as they play hide and seek in the tall grass... Lynx...

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June 13th – Lions, Tigers and Beers Benefit in Chicago

June 13th – Lions, Tigers and Beers Benefit in Chicago

By | May 3, 2014 at 3:30 pm | No comments

Join us JUNE 13th for LIONS, TIGERS AND BEERS, an annual fundraiser hosted by Northdown Café Taproom in Chicago, IL. Along with top breweries in the world, they bring in the rarest beer for a day of great drinking for a great cause! This year, the...

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Awwwww, I want one!

Awwwww, I want one!

By | March 12, 2014 at 1:39 am | No comments

The phone rings, our heart sinks.  You know what the caller will probably be asking, “Can you take in this wild cat?” The story is often the same.  An owner who loved cats, who bought the wild cat as a cute and cuddly cub.  Who was told by the breeder that, if...

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The Mirale Match – A victory for the cats!

The Mirale Match – A victory for the cats!

By | February 12, 2014 at 4:25 am | No comments

All of you came together for two important months and made the Miracle Match program a victory for the cats! Generous donors donated $40,000 in matching funds. Guess what? You blew that away!! During March and April, you raised over $240,000 for the cats, their daily care, our...

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Won’t You Help Feed a Feline Today at The Wildcat Sanctuary?

Won’t You Help Feed a Feline Today at The Wildcat Sanctuary?

By | December 3, 2013 at 8:51 pm | No comments

Feeding big cats is a big job. African lion Aslan and his pride arrived in 2006 after a closure of a large game park in New York. While off exhibit, they were confined to indoor horse stalls with little room to move around. Their fate was to be auctioned off to the highest...

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Employee Injured In Tiger Attack At Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park

By | October 5, 2013 at 8:21 pm | No comments

Posted: Oct 05, 2013 12:57 PM CST Updated: Oct 05, 2013 2:51 PM CST By Xin Xin Liu, News9.com - email WYNNEWOOD, Oklahoma -An employee at the G.W. Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, was injured when she was attacked by a tiger at the park Saturday...

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Genomes of big cats revealed

Genomes of big cats revealed

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:11 pm | No comments

By Helen Briggs BBC News International scientists have mapped the genomes of the tiger, lion and snow leopard, in conservation efforts to protect endangered species. The research give clues to how big cats evolved to become top predators with superior muscle strength and a...

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Neighbors ill at ease after lion’s escape

By | September 10, 2013 at 1:12 am | No comments

The lion freed from her cage and found in a neighbor’s front yard in a Buckeye Lake neighborhood last weekend was the first documented escape since Ohio’s new law regulating exotic-animal ownership took effect last year. That’s one too many, say some residents of the...

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