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Special needs tiger Daisy welcomed by The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | May 30, 2017 at 8:18 am | No comments

Look at this face!  This is 2 1/2 year old tiger Daisy, the day we met her. You'd never know from this picture, but Daisy has a neurological disorder.  She is ataxic, has an uneven gait, trouble with her balance, stumbles, and has stunted growth. Daisy takes a little...

Posted in: Featured, Home Feature Below Right, TWS in the News

Help us create wild spaces for the wild at heart!

By | July 25, 2016 at 11:19 pm | No comments

The Move Thank you for making tigers Caesar and Logan's move to their new habitats possible!!     The Project Because of YOU, the Bob Barker Animal Building and Feline Meadows new habitats are almost complete!  Caesar and Logan will be moving in near the end of...

Posted in: Blog, Programs

If white tigers are rare, why are there so many at The Wildcat Sanctuary?

By | March 2, 2016 at 11:48 am | No comments

“Step right up and come see the rare, endangered Royal White Bengal tiger!” If you’ve been to a fair or local festival, chances are you’ve probably seen or heard this from exhibitors. Whether they’re baby white tiger cubs for you to hold and play with. Whether...

Posted in: General

How to provide comfort care for an aging big cat

By | January 11, 2016 at 1:52 pm | No comments

We often hear from people that we have dream jobs and how lucky we are to get to work with big cats.  We definitely do, and feel blessed each day that your support enables us to care for over 100 wild cats. But our days are much different than most perceive.  It’s...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog

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...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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...

Posted in: Blog

Tiger, Leopard Conservation Begins With Protecting Corridors

By | August 30, 2013 at 4:25 pm | No comments

August 30, 2013 Image Credit: April Flowers for – Your Universe Online The most effective landscape-level conservation strategy for the long-term survival of tigers and leopards, according to a new study led by Clemson University conservation...

Posted in: Wildcat News

Boas, Chimps or Tigers: Wild Animals Are Not Pets

By | August 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm | No comments

Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO, Humane Society of the United States   |   August 13, 2013 04:40pm ET Wayne Pacelle is the president and chief executive officer of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). This Op-Ed first appeared on the...

Posted in: Wildcat News

TWS Advocates for Big Cats & Public Protection Act

By | July 16, 2013 at 2:01 pm | No comments

Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act Founder Tammy Thies joined animal experts and advocates from around the nation at a public forum to support the Big Cats and Pubic Safety Protection Act. In Ohio, they know all too well the tragedy that comes from having tigers,...

Posted in: TWS in the News

A 20/20 story on residents Sierra and Ekaterina

By | October 4, 2010 at 2:33 pm | No comments

Sierra and Ekaterina in the news Sierra and Ekaterina, two Bengal tigers that were recently rescued by The Wildcat Sanctuary, are featured in this 20/20 investigative news story about the dangers of animal exhibitors.  Sierra and Ekaterina orginally came from a facility...

Posted in: News, Updates

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