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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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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...

Posted in: Wildcat News

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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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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Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger in Thailand at popular tourist attraction

By | September 1, 2013 at 4:06 pm | No comments

Enjoying the trip of a lifetime to Thailand, university student Isabelle Brennan strokes a young tiger at a popular tourist attraction – one of the few places in the world where you can pet the deadly animals while they sleep. But just minutes after this photo was taken,...

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Des Moines – Photo reveals big feline’s true identity: It’s a bobcat

Des Moines – Photo reveals big feline’s true identity: It’s a bobcat

By | August 30, 2013 at 4:33 pm | No comments

This is the bobcat spotted Wednesday east of Altoona. / Des Moines Police Department/Special to the Regist August 30, 2013 A bobcat photographed Wednesday east of Altoona could explain a rash of reported mountain lion sightings in the area, authorities said...

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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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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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