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7 reasons why black cats love Black Friday!!

By | November 24, 2014 at 4:47 pm | No comments

Because these 7 gifts give them the 'wild at heart' life they love - what could be better than that!! Holiday Sponsorship Cards  Wouldn't your friends and family love receiving a beautiful card, featuring some of our tigers, letting them know that you  made a special gift...

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One Green Planet features Nikita’s story from The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 24, 2014 at 2:04 am | No comments

My Life in Captivity: Through the Eyes of Nikita the White Tigress November 20, 2014 A tiny, adorable, white tiger baby. Who can resist? Everyone wants this thrill of a lifetime; to hold one, to play with one, to bottle feed one, to take...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary holiday sponsorships are GRRReat gifts!

By | November 16, 2014 at 5:22 pm | No comments

The gift-giving season will be here soon, so why not vow to make it easy on yourself this year? Give the gift of compassion, sure to delight everyone on your holiday gift-giving list. For $25, we'll send your chosen recipient a special 5x7 holiday gift card, noting that...

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One Green Planet features The Wildcat Sanctuary’s rescue of Shazam, the black leopard

By | November 15, 2014 at 11:18 pm | No comments

Shazam, the Stunning Black Leopard Finally Enjoys His Freedom at The Wildcat Sanctuary When the Catskill Game Farm closed its doors for business in 2006, it rang a number of alarm bells for animal welfare organizations across the U.S. The Game Farm had been in operation since...

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Growing animal advocacy around the world – Give to the Max Day is a Huge Success

By | November 14, 2014 at 6:22 am | No comments

What was once a local initiative to help rescue wild cats in need has grown to a worldwide movement, thanks to the amazing power of social media.  Give to the Max Day 2014, administered by giveMN.org, saw donors from as far away as Denmark, New Zealand, India, Sweden, and Great...

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Driveway Cats art event – a fun way to sponsor a cat at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 8, 2014 at 3:03 am | No comments

We love to share stories about our sponsors, especially when they come to us in such inventive ways! Take Dave Witte and his wife April Vlar.  They came up with a really original idea about how to raise money to help support a cat at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  Calling their...

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Remembering Ivan

By | November 6, 2014 at 2:52 pm | No comments

With a habitat this large, it's like playing 'Where's Waldo?' when trying to spot Nigel the caracal in his new habitat.  We promise to have better photos soon, but wanted you to enjoy the first moments of his new 'wild at heart' life. If you look closely, you'll see him as he...

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One Green Planet features The Wildcat Sanctuary story

By | November 5, 2014 at 10:38 pm | No comments

We'd like to thank the online magazine ONE GREEN PLANET for featuring a story we wrote educating the public about the consequences of private ownership of exotic cats. This article  The Sad Reality of What Happens to Wild Cats When They Are Abandoned by Their Owners was also...

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7 day countdown for Give To The Max Day at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 5, 2014 at 10:05 pm | No comments

Give To The Max Day on Thursday, November  13th is our biggest giving day of the year.  It’s a 24-hour extravaganza of generosity. Though it’s become a tradition in Minnesota, it doesn’t matter where you live – you can give and help us reach our goal of raising...

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10 fun facts about pumpkins from Tasha, a rescued cougar!

By | November 4, 2014 at 11:45 pm | No comments

Did you know? In 2010, the world record for the largest pumpkin was 1810 pounds?  That's huge! Scientifically speaking, pumpkins are considered a fruit since they contain seeds.  But, when it comes to cooking, they're often referred to as vegetables.  Go...

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