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Law change may end private ownership of exotic pet

By | September 14, 2013 at 8:23 pm | No comments

September 14, READING, Pa. (AP) — Barry Hoch stood close to the cage, holding a bunch of green grapes with one hand and poking a piece of the fruit through the chain links with the other. The bear stuck out its tongue, greedily accepted the food, and grunted for...

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Uruguay’s Montevideo Zoo giving away its big cats

By | September 14, 2013 at 8:22 pm | No comments

Posted at: 09/13/2013 4:35 PM By LEONARDO HABERKORN (AP) MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - "Hatch," a 10-year-old male Bengal tiger, has lived in a 20-by-16-foot (6-by-5 meter) cage with cement walls and nothing green in sight since he was traded to the Villa Dolores Zoo after spending...

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One Wild Wedding Proposal at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | September 11, 2013 at 9:07 pm | No comments

He was so wild about his girlfriend, that he asked her to marry him at The Wildcat Sanctuary.   Doug Mitchell surprised his girlfriend Jasmine Baba with a wedding proposal at Minnesota's only big cat sanctuary. The Wildcat Sanctuary hosted an intimate legendary...

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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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Seventh Big Cat Dies From Distemper At Wylie Animal Sanctuary

By | August 27, 2013 at 5:17 pm | No comments

(credit: In-Sync Exotics) August 26, 2013 WYLIE (CBS 11 NEWS) - A distemper outbreak has killed another large tiger in Wylie.  The virus has now taken the lives of seven large cats at In-Sync Exotics.  More than a dozen other animals are still sick at the...

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Supporters blog about TWS – every little bit helps a lot

By | August 21, 2013 at 11:45 pm | No comments

Thank you Amanda for sharing The Wildcat's Story on your blog post.  Every bit of exposure for our work, helps a lot. A life Through Donations Post by TWS Supporter  Amanda Watts So far in my research and adventures it's been abit overwhelming looking at all the non...

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Not every circus has to include a lion, a tiger or a bear

By | August 21, 2013 at 2:24 pm | No comments

Circuses entertain audiences, but they bring no joy to performing animals. Well-documented training techniques include severe beatings, intimidation, and deprivation of food and water. Elephants spend virtually their entire lives chained, confined to small box cars or trucks,...

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Action Needed: speak out against public handling of big cats

By | August 16, 2013 at 1:19 pm | No comments

Posted by International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Take a stand and help prevent the public handling of big cats!  They need your voice! It’s no secret that one of the biggest problems fueling the U.S. big cat trade is the fact that dozens of traveling zoos and roadside...

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IFAW grant helps the cats of the Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | August 13, 2013 at 4:14 pm | No comments

Having rescued big cats from all over the United States, The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) and The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) know how important providing a natural habitat is in a sanctuary environment. IFAW has generously provided a grant towards helping build...

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Bengal Tiger 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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