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Newly rescued bobcat kitten is named Autumn

By | October 9, 2016 at 5:12 am | No comments

Surviving bobcat kitten given second chance after mom and sibling struck by car UPDATE 9-29-16 Thank you to the thousands of well-wishers who submitted name suggestions for this little girl.  It was hard to keep up with all the names and some of the great meanings behind...

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The Dodo quotes The Wildcat Sanctuary about Compassion Fatigue Syndrome

By | August 29, 2016 at 8:17 am | No comments

Loving Animals So Much It Hurts Is An Actual Condition Aug. 25, 2016 As director of one of the country's oldest, busiest animal shelters, Alyssa Krieger has seen staff and volunteers come and go— many of them just months after they started at MSPCA-Angell...

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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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So you think you want a Bengal cat like Thor – think again!

By | August 26, 2016 at 1:17 pm | No comments

The internet is buzzing about Thor, a Bengal cat with gorgeous fur. "I want one, too!" But do you? Really?? Having rescued 57 hybrid cats and referring so many more to other sanctuaries, we know a lot about Bengal cats like Thor. And it's not all what the breeders...

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T.E.A.M. – Treating The Entire Animal at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | July 19, 2016 at 6:52 pm | No comments

It can be easy to think that, with just a little TLC, you can turn around the life of a rescued resident.  In the best case scenarios, that can happen.  But, more often than not, the cats that come to the Sanctuary have extreme medical conditions, unknown history and,...

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Wildcat Sanctuary’s busy building lots of new fun for their rescued cats to enjoy!

By | June 16, 2015 at 2:17 pm | No comments

“Summer time and the livin’s easy” – or at least that’s how the song goes.  If you’re one of our rescued cats, it’s very true! But, for staff, interns, volunteers, and contractors, these long summer days mean hours of hard work reconstructing, remodeling and...

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Do new laws mean dozens of exotic animals may be killed?

By | May 22, 2015 at 11:00 am | No comments

Recent headlines read: New law means dozens of exotic animals may be killed Mexico deadline to ban circus animals looms but doubt shrouds creatures' fate Man forced to remove exotic animals from County property We’re often asked if we support legislation like this.  With...

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Thailand’s Tiger Temple – is it any different here in the United States?

By | April 26, 2015 at 6:24 pm | No comments

The international spotlight continues to shine on the other side of the globe at Thailand's Tiger Temple.  While authorities go back and forth, trying to decide what will be done with the 146 tigers being used as a tourist attraction there, it’s sparked outrage all over the...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary urges USDA ban on public contact with wild cats

By | April 1, 2015 at 5:19 pm | No comments

Copy of our letter to legislators and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack: "Since our sanctuary has been seriously impacted by the lack of a ban on public handling of big cats, we encourage the USDA to finalize this long overdue rule.  Public handling of big cats, bears, and...

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