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Will Lions Roam The Wildcat Sanctuary in the Future?

By | February 16, 2017 at 11:19 am | No comments

Aslan’s pride arrived at the Sanctuary in 20o6 after the Catskill Game Farm closed its doors.  Our quiet sanctuary suddenly echoed with the most beautiful sound - the roar of the lion pride.  Though Aslan was the male of the lions here, Shanti Deva was always the leader,...

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Savannah cat Maximillion arrives at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | February 16, 2017 at 11:00 am | No comments

After a cross-country journey, Savannah cat Maximillion is finally at his forever home! Who drives over 1200 miles to make sure a recently surrendered Savannah cat has a forever home?  We do of course! Thanks to your support, committed volunteers and staff, we always...

Posted in: Blog

How a Canadian orphaned cougar kitten made it to America

By | January 10, 2017 at 11:59 am | No comments

[embed]https://youtu.be/UqgwOPJ_noQ[/embed] 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...

Posted in: Rescues, Updates

Why we are a “no contact” big cat sanctuary.

By | January 2, 2017 at 6:36 pm | No comments

We’re often asked if we pet or interact with our cats. And, if they were previously owned as pets, don’t they miss that interaction? The simple answer is no, we do not have free contact with big cats - for their protection and ours.  But the answer is more complicated...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog

The future looks bright from here! See what’s ahead for 2017.

By | December 30, 2016 at 10:26 am | No comments

Each year, with your help, we accomplish the impossible for the cats! It’s easy to forget we’re a very small staff in a very rural area. But with your generosity, the sweat and man power of volunteers, hardworking interns and a dedicated staff, we continue to move the...

Posted in: Blog, Home Feature Below Left

Help Keep A Wild One Warm This Winter

By | December 30, 2016 at 1:10 am | No comments

What's a rescued leopard supposed to do on a cold Minnesota winter day? Play on his indoor jungle gym, or curl up in a cozy hammock inside where it's toasty warm!  Even though our warm weather cats like leopard Shazam enjoy playing outdoors in the snow, we also think it's...

Posted in: Featured, TWS in the News

Message from our Founder – Counting our blessings and overcoming our challenges!

By | December 20, 2016 at 2:42 pm | No comments

This time of year, I’m guessing your email is full of holiday messages from good and compassionate organizations. I know it can be hard to tell one organization from the next. The Wildcat Sanctuary’s a small, but mighty organization, making a big impact thanks to YOU!...

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Help hybrid cats like Leo get the space they deserve.

By | December 16, 2016 at 3:06 pm | No comments

Rescued hybrid wild cats need you! Help us build a heated bungalow for Savannah cats Leo and Kona, and geriatric Jungle cat Abby. What do you do when three rescued hybrid cats don't get along? At The Wildcat Sanctuary, the cats' needs always come first!  So...

Posted in: Featured, General

Tigers Pandora, Zeke, Dimitri and Griffen are home!

By | November 26, 2016 at 2:18 pm | No comments

Four Tigers begin their new life at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  Welcome home Griffen, Dimitri, Zeke and Pandora. Born at a private zoo, Griffen and other cubs were torn from their mother when they were just a few days old.  They were put in a small room with large windows on...

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Pandora – one very special cat from one of the biggest rescues in history

By | November 16, 2016 at 11:12 am | No comments

Help us provide her future The Wildcat Sanctuary recently participated in what’s being called “the largest rescue of big cats in U.S. history.”  With over 110 big cats in need of homes, the numbers could feel overwhelming.  We’re forever grateful for the organizations...

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