“But Mama, where did the tiger cub go?”

What’s the ONE most important thing you can do to reduce the number of big cats in need of rescue? Submit your comments today to the USDA asking them to STOP allowing public contact with dangerous animals – cubs or adults. If we want to help end the non-stop breeding by exhibitors who use these animals for

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How do you help unrelated, orphaned cougar kittens form a family unit?

Imagine the terror of watching your mother die, then you being darted, tranquilized, captured, put in a holding cell and later transported by plane to a strange place. The trauma of what these four orphaned cougar kittens endured before arriving at The Wildcat Sanctuary would break anyone’s heart. Though they were orphaned under  tragic circumstances

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If you could send one email to save a big cat today, would you?

You love wild cats, right? What’s the single most important thing you can do to save them right now? Contact your Senator HERE and tell them “Support S.2541.” Contact your Representative in the House HERE and tell them “Support H.R. 3546.” If you have time, include the facts below with your message, too. With just TWO

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6 FREE and EASY ways to help wild cats!

So often we hear the phrase, “I wish I could help but I don’t have the money to.” And yet, there are so many free and easy ways to help wild cats in need every single day! Below are just a few…   WHAT YOU CAN DO   SIGN UP FOR AMAZON’S SMILE PROGRAM Whenever

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Why does rescuing one wild cat really matter?

What started out as a surrender from a private owner, ended up exposing the hard truth of the wild animal industry as a whole. Once again, we’ve learned how quickly one decision can change the fate for a tiger caught up in this cycle of exploitation.  When we’re called upon to accept cats into our

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How are the cats named at The Wildcat Sanctuary?

Most often, the cats we rescue are victims of the exotic animal trade – failed “pets” that didn’t work out. They come to us already having been named. But occasionally, we’re also called on to take in orphaned wild cats. Our first wish is, of course, that they’re able to live their lives in the wild

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Titan the Bengal tiger

How to provide comfort care for an aging big cat

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 not all about

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What’s the cost of a hybrid wild cat like a Bengal or Savannah?

The true cost will shock you! Stories about early-generation hybrid wild cats are so often the same – and so disturbing. Yet the general public simply sees the beauty of the cat, the gorgeous markings of the fur and asks, “how much?” They’ll pay ridiculous amounts of money to have one. But, what’s the true

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