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How do you know when a rescued wild cat is happy?

How do you know when a rescued wild cat is happy?

By | September 9, 2014 at 2:39 am | No comments

To most, it would appear that if you provide a rescued wild cat with good nutrition, an optimal natural environment with enrichment to challenge his or her senses, and quality veterinary care, they should be happy – right? But, what happens if that’s not always the case?...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog

Order your 2015 TWS Calendar Today!

By | September 4, 2014 at 8:06 pm | No comments

It's finally here!  The 2015 Wildcat Sanctuary Calendar featuring so many of our beautiful rescued wild cats.  This calendar features dozens of 4-color images captured by Pamela Lammersen of PCML Photography! Order yours while supplies last! $20 each plus...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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

 A.9004-C/S.6903-C, 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...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Animal groups petition to restrict hybrid half-exotic cats as housepets

Animal groups petition to restrict hybrid half-exotic cats as housepets

By | July 1, 2014 at 2:55 am | No comments

Animal welfare groups have petitioned the state to restrict the breeding and possession of hybrid cats — the result of crossbreeding between house cats and wild cats such as Asian leopard cats or African servals. Hybrid cats have been gaining popularity as pets because...

Posted in: TWS in the News

The Wildcat Sanctuary co-petitions California for hybrid cat regulations

The Wildcat Sanctuary co-petitions California for hybrid cat regulations

By | June 26, 2014 at 2:29 pm | No comments

Today, we have co-petitioned the state of California for a proposed amendment regulating the breeding and possession of hybrid cats. Our mission is to rescue wild cats; i.e. lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, etc.  We can barely keep up with the demand for big cats in need of...

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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...

Posted in: Blog, General

The Wildcat Sanctuary applauds introduction of Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act HR 4525

The Wildcat Sanctuary applauds introduction of Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act HR 4525

By | May 1, 2014 at 4:07 am | No comments

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, is an important day for animals in the United States. An historic bill has been introduced in Congress that would finally end the use of wild and exotic animals in traveling circuses. Known as The Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act (TEAPA) - HR...

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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...

Posted in: Wildcat News

West Hollywood to consider ban on wild, exotic animal performances

West Hollywood to consider ban on wild, exotic animal performances

By | September 13, 2013 at 6:38 pm | No comments

By Hailey Branson-PottsSeptember 12, 2013, 2:23 p.m. West Hollywood -- a city where pets are formally recognized as “companions” and their owners as “guardians” -- has long been known for its animal-friendly laws. In its latest effort, the City Council on Monday...

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