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Cub Petting. Who pays the price?

By | January 5, 2015 at 1:55 am | No comments

A tiny, adorable, white tiger baby.  Who can resist?  Everyone wants this thrill of a lifetime; to hold one, to play with one, to bottle feed one, to take photos with one  – right? That’s exactly what exhibitors are counting on when they offer cubs for petting or...

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Here’s a rare opportunity to name 2 white tiger cubs at The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | November 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm | No comments

This year, Thanksgiving has a whole new meaning as we give thanks for two more lives we’ve been able to save.  Because of the generous support we know we can count on from you, we stepped up and said “yes” when these little ones needed placement.  Read their story...

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2 white tiger cubs need you to be their Holiday Hero!

By | November 19, 2014 at 8:00 am | No comments

Creating quality of life for a wild cat in need is what we strive for each day.  The cats we rescue have spacious places to live. Pools in the summer.  Heat and warm beds in the winter. With more than 100 wild cats to care for, our work never ends. Now, we have two more...

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Driveway Cats art event – a fun way to sponsor a cat at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 8, 2014 at 3:03 am | No comments

We love to share stories about our sponsors, especially when they come to us in such inventive ways! Take Dave Witte and his wife April Vlar.  They came up with a really original idea about how to raise money to help support a cat at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  Calling their...

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Help us give Tonka the tiger a new life at The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | September 11, 2014 at 7:52 pm | No comments

Update Read about Tonka's story and how you helped bring him to The Wildcat Sanctuary HERE! Tonka's Story Rescues never seem to pleas for help never seem to stop. These past few months have been no exception. There have been so many in need and so many...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary celebrates Global Tiger Day

By | July 28, 2014 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Global Tiger Day is celebrated worldwide as a way to recognize one of the world’s most popular species. Despite the tiger’s popularity, though, it’s now considered endangered.  Sadly, we've lost some tiger subspecies that have already become extinct. Habitat...

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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...

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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 so often the same.  An owner who loved cats, who bought the wild cat as a cute and cuddly cub.  Who thought they'd make a great pet. Who...

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Tiger, lion and domestic cat genes not so different

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | No comments

By Tina Hesman Saey Web edition: September 18, 2013 HwaRang, a white Bengal tiger that lives at the Everland Zoo in South Korea, is one of five big cats that donated DNA for a genome sequencing project. Tigers and their relatives have hit on the right...

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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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