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One Green Planet features The Wildcat Sanctuary rehabilitation of abused big cats

By | April 2, 2015 at 6:55 pm | No comments

How We’re Striving to Rehabilitate Formerly Abused Big Cats It can be easy to think that, with just a little TLC, you can turn around the life of a rescued resident at The Wildcat Sanctuary. In the best case scenarios, that can happen. But, more often than not, the cats...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary urges USDA ban on public contact with wild cats

By | April 1, 2015 at 5:19 pm | No comments

Copy of our letter to legislators and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack: "Since our sanctuary has been seriously impacted by the lack of a ban on public handling of big cats, we encourage the USDA to finalize this long overdue rule.  Public handling of big cats, bears, and...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary’s vision of a future with No More Wild Pets

By | March 22, 2015 at 5:06 pm | No comments

Whether it’s divorce, relocation, expecting a baby, loss of job, pets that don’t get along, loss of homeowners insurance, change in zoning laws….we hear all the same stories that most rescue organizations and shelters do. The difference is that, if it were a domestic cat...

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One Green Planet features The Wildcat Sanctuary’s declaw or not?

By | March 11, 2015 at 9:38 pm | No comments

To Declaw or Not to Declaw? How This Procedure Affects Cats (Big and Small) To declaw, or not to declaw … that is the question. I remember walking into the shelter to adopt my very first pet. I had looked at rescue groups, ads in the paper and had visited several...

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Minnesota artist Kat Corrigan’s benefit for The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | March 10, 2015 at 6:38 pm | No comments

Can you imagine challenging yourself to complete a cat painting every single day and posting it daily for all to see?  That's what popular Minnesota artist Kat Corrigan is doing this month. This is the fifth year for her 30 Cats in 30 Days project.  Kat has solicited cat...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary inspires new iPhone/iPad app MOHAN about white tigers

By | March 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm | No comments

Thanks to the international growth of The Wildcat Sanctuary's Facebook page, an upper level student from Sydney, Australia has been inspired to help make a difference.  After being exposed to the truth about white tigers on the Sanctuary's Facebook page, Nicaela...

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How to make The Wildcat Sanctuary cats smile – it’s easy!

By | February 25, 2015 at 1:26 am | No comments

  Would you like to make our cats smile every day? This could be one of the easiest ways you can ever help us support the cats – and it’s free! If you shop on Amazon – ANYTIME & EVERY TIME -  .5% of what you spend can be given to the cats – at no cost...

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Heather Harden and Dancing with the Twin Cities Celebrities raises $3K for the cats!

By | February 23, 2015 at 8:28 pm | No comments

Thank you Heather Harden, the Prime Time News anchor of KMSP-TV Channel 9 news, for dancing to benefit the cats here at The Wildcat Sanctuary!   DANCE CHAMPS!! Glamorous fitness instructor Kitty Orient wins the judges' vote. Doing the swing with Arthur Murray...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary named among top 10 sanctuaries by One Green Planet

By | February 8, 2015 at 7:35 pm | No comments

There is an Exotic Pet Epidemic in the U.S.! These 10 Awesome Sanctuaries Are Working to End This The number of wild animals kept as exotic pets in the U.S. is astounding.  Rough estimates find that as many as 7,000 tigers are currently being kept as pets in U.S. backyards...

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

By | January 25, 2015 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?...

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