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The Wildcat Sanctuary honored as #4 animal welfare nonprofit in Minnesota

The Wildcat Sanctuary honored as #4 animal welfare nonprofit in Minnesota

By | October 7, 2014 at 3:58 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary is proud to be featured in the Fall 2014 edition of MNSights Magazine, the flagship publication for Minnesota Philanthropy Partners.  You can read the full 4-page magazine article, 'All Creatures Great & Small' HERE  When Guidestar-owned...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Help us ROAR for much needed federal legislation

Help us ROAR for much needed federal legislation

By | October 2, 2014 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Incredibly, in the United States, there are still 17 states where it’s legal to own a dangerous big cat as a “pet.”  That means there are thousands of tigers and lions living in private homes in garages and backyard cages, in unaccredited breeding facilities, in filthy...

Posted in: General

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

By | October 1, 2014 at 7:21 pm | No comments

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...

Posted in: Blog, Rescues

One Green Planet features spokescat Tasha from The Wildcat Sanctuary

One Green Planet features spokescat Tasha from The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | September 23, 2014 at 1:45 am | No comments

5 Amazing Rescue Animals Changing the World for Other Animals in Need Here on One Green Planet, you can find a wealth of heart-warming, inspiring stories about animals that were rescued from deplorable situations. These stories illustrate the kindness and compassion of...

Posted in: TWS in the News

A Wild Day of Volunteering: Vet Tech Students Help at Wildcat Sanctuary

By | September 13, 2014 at 4:25 pm | No comments

On a recent hot summer day, several members of the Globe University-Wausau campus Veterinary Technology Club made the long journey to The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, Minnesota. Our trip began in the early morning hours, but even with some sleep still left in our eyes,...

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How do you know when a rescued wild cat is happy?

How do you know when a rescued wild cat is happy?

By | September 9, 2014 at 2:39 am | No comments

To most, it would appear that if you provide a rescued wild cat with good nutrition, an optimal natural environment with enrichment to challenge his or her senses, and quality veterinary care, they should be happy – right? But, what happens if that’s not always the case?...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog

The Wildcat Sanctuary coordinates rescue of nine animals in need

The Wildcat Sanctuary coordinates rescue of nine animals in need

By | August 17, 2014 at 8:20 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary coordinates rescue of nine animals in need There is so much more to running a sanctuary than just the daily care and chores we’re able to share with you in pictures and stories. What goes on behind the scenes is even more incredible work. Several...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary celebrates Global Tiger Day

The Wildcat Sanctuary celebrates Global Tiger Day

By | July 28, 2014 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Global Tiger Day is celebrated worldwide as a way to recognize one of the world’s most popular species. Despite the tiger’s popularity, though, it’s now considered endangered.  Sadly, we've lost some tiger subspecies that have already become extinct. Habitat...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary encourages Gov. Cuomo’s signature on big cat legislation

The Wildcat Sanctuary encourages Gov. Cuomo’s signature on big cat legislation

By | July 21, 2014 at 10:09 pm | No comments

 A.9004-C/S.6903-C, a bill prohibiting public contact with Big Cats, has passed both Houses of New York's legislature and awaits action by Governor Cuomo.  The Wildcat Sanctuary joins IFAW, HSUS, Born Free USA, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Wildlife...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Animal groups petition to restrict hybrid half-exotic cats as housepets

Animal groups petition to restrict hybrid half-exotic cats as housepets

By | July 1, 2014 at 2:55 am | No comments

Animal welfare groups have petitioned the state to restrict the breeding and possession of hybrid cats — the result of crossbreeding between house cats and wild cats such as Asian leopard cats or African servals. Hybrid cats have been gaining popularity as pets because...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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