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Tim Harrison’s account of what happened that night in Zanesville, Ohio

By | December 19, 2012 at 8:05 pm | No comments

The following account and opinion is that of Timothy Harrison from Outreach for Animals (www.outreachforanimals.org): "I was shocked by what John Moore said because he was not with the officers when I understood the actual shooting began. The cages were all cut so as the...

Posted in: General, News, Updates

When a tiger dies in a backyard, who is at fault?

When a tiger dies in a backyard, who is at fault?

By | September 6, 2012 at 10:49 pm | No comments

UPDATE:  One of YOU, our supporters, forwarded our enewsletter on to the media and one station listened. KSTP just aired a story regarding “Delta” and “Ohio”. The necropsy report showed that “Delta” died from stomach cancer. There is nothing anyone could have...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, Rescues

With your help, 4 Bobcats will find sanctuary at TWS

By | July 31, 2012 at 3:13 pm | No comments

When we got the call about four bobcats in need of rescue here in Minnesota, we knew we had to do something. The more we’re learning, the more determined we are to get them here as quickly as possible. These bobcats live in a 4’ x 8’ cage. They were purchased with the...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, Rescues

The Wildcat Sanctuary gains Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries accreditation

The Wildcat Sanctuary gains Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries accreditation

By | July 20, 2012 at 5:18 pm | No comments

The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) has announced that The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) in Sandstone, MN has achieved GFAS Accreditation. “The accreditation committee was impressed with every aspect of The Wildcat Sanctuary,” said Patty Finch, Executive Director...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, General, News, Programs

What does it really mean to be called a “Sanctuary?”

What does it really mean to be called a “Sanctuary?”

By | July 18, 2012 at 6:38 pm | No comments

It seems like “sanctuaries” are very much in the news lately.  We keep reading and hearing about them being forced to close down due to so many reasons - passage of tighter regulations (as in Ohio), financial shortfalls, escapes or injuries by their captive animals, failure...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, Rescues

Take the No More Wild Pets Pledge!

Take the No More Wild Pets Pledge!

By | June 17, 2012 at 7:04 pm | No comments

Help us create a world of No More Wild Pets! Take the No More Wild Pets Pledge today!! Between June 18 – 28, you can help us raise 10,000 signatures and $10,000 in 10 days! It’s easy! Just sign the FREE pledge and donate to help end the captive wildlife...

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Federal legislation seeks to protect big cats,  as tiger and cougar are rescued in Ohio

Federal legislation seeks to protect big cats, as tiger and cougar are rescued in Ohio

By | March 26, 2012 at 9:34 am | No comments

(Yarmouth Port, MA – 26 March 2012) – Today, in Ashland, Ohio, Nikita, a 7-year-old white tiger and Tasha, a 10-year-old cougar are being loaded onto a rescue trailer and moving 800 miles away to their new home at The Wildcat Sanctuary. The International Fund for Animal...

Posted in: TWS in the News

First exotics affected by Ohio legislation to be transferred to The Wildcat Sanctuary

First exotics affected by Ohio legislation to be transferred to The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | March 23, 2012 at 1:30 am | No comments

First exotics affected by Ohio legislation to be transferred to The Wildcat Sanctuary The Wildcat Sanctuary received a tearful call from a small USDA licensed facility in Ohio asking for help.  The owner realized that, after the recent Zanesville massacre of 50+ exotic animals...

Posted in: TWS in the News

With your help, Nikita and Tasha will be home early next week!

With your help, Nikita and Tasha will be home early next week!

By | March 23, 2012 at 12:06 am | No comments

DONATE TODAY Wanting the best for Tasha, the current owner is responsibly relinquishing her and Nikita to The Wildcat Sanctuary. Tasha is suffering from leg tremors, due to the poor declaw job done on her paws by her first owner.  Add to that her impaired sight and you can...

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Actress and Animal Advocate Tippi Hedren visits The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | March 4, 2012 at 9:33 pm | No comments

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Posted in: TWS in the News

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