Meet the 4 Rescued Tiger King Big Cats

Meet rescued Tiger King big cats living at The Wildcat Sanctuary Their story underscores need to pass the Big Cat Public Safety Act In May 2021, The Wildcat Sanctuary rescued two white lions, a liliger and a white tiger from Tiger King Park. In total, the Department of Justice seized 69 cats from Tiger King

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How a Canadian orphaned cougar kitten made it to America

It’s fairly uncommon to hear of a cat in need months before their arrival.  We first heard of orphaned wild-born cougar Andre in late summer of 2009 when he was being cared for by Critter Care Wildlife in British Columbia. His story was so sad, found alone on a road, we had to try to

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Where the Animals Went: The End of the Catskill Game Farm

Scattered burly men in plaid shirts and camouflage hats; women wearing cowboy hats and boots; and what by their dress and demeanor my gut feeling told me were animal activists, all pushed through a parking lot full of trucks bearing Texas and other out-of-state license plates to enter the Catskill Game Farm auction on October

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

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 to meet minimal USDA standards, and so on.  When substandard

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My life in captivity – through the eyes of Nikita, the tigress

I was born into a sea of light. What a strange world, one that would light up with camera flashes whenever I was around. They’d take pictures of me, they’d take pictures with me. These humans seemed to think I was something strange. Was I? Is that why my mother wasn’t with me? The first

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