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Minnesota Sanctuary Helps Wyoming Orphans

The Wild Cat Sanctuary in Minnesota is home to many orphaned big cats, most of which were once exotic pets who grew too large for their owners to care for. Although captivity is not the ideal life for these felines, executive director Tammy Thies points out that without a permanent sanctuary home, they would have had no where to go and been euthanized. The Wild Cat Sanctuary has also taken in two cougar kittens whose mother was shot for fun by a trophy hunter in Wyoming. Tammy's goal is to raise awareness about keeping wildlife protected in the wild, not in people's homes, and to someday have her sanctuary no longer needed.



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