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Saying Good-Bye to Sweet Sidney

By | July 24, 2014 at 1:16 pm | No comments

  I can remember the first time I met her.  I was called to Animal Control to pick up a bobcat who had been a former pet.  I walked down the concrete hallway, kennels on both sides.  Barking dogs jumped at the fence as we continued down the tight path. Dog after dog...

Posted in: Blog, In Memory

When do you know if it’s time to let go?  Aslan, the king of our sanctuary

When do you know if it’s time to let go? Aslan, the king of our sanctuary

By | July 16, 2014 at 7:20 pm | No comments

Aslan the male lion has always been strong and impressive. This past winter, Asha, a mate of Aslan, successfully went through emergency surgery. But, we never expected we would be facing a similar fate with Aslan so soon. It has been a long month for both Aslan and his team of...

Posted in: Animal Care, General

Site Manager Position Opening

By | July 16, 2014 at 6:33 pm | No comments

Position Overview: The Site Manager is responsible for the day to day management and upkeep of TWS’ buildings, habitats, grounds, and equipment. He/she also manages new construction and estimates. He/she schedules projects with the Sanctuary Manager and Executive Director,...

Posted in: Blog

See your dollars at work for the cats!

By | July 10, 2014 at 7:43 pm | No comments

Summer may be playtime for the cats but, for us  it's our busiest season!  We have a few short months to get a lot of work done to better the lives of our residents. And thanks to your support, we are accomplishing so much for the cats in our care this summer!  Along with...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog

The Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes new resident Kasha!

The Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes new resident Kasha!

By | July 10, 2014 at 4:09 am | No comments

We hope your 4th of July was fun!  For those of us involved in rescue work, there is no resting on holidays and this July 4th was no exception.  That's when Kasha, the Bengal, arrived here at The Wildcat Sanctuary.   A small non-profit cat rescue contacted The...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, Rescues

Help us create wild spaces for the wild at heart!

Help us create wild spaces for the wild at heart!

By | June 30, 2014 at 11:19 pm | No comments

We have planned habitat improvements for the tigers living in the Wild Woodlands area of our Sanctuary. But, we only have a few summer months to complete this. Though tigers Ekaterina, Zeus, Layla and Nikita have habitat space to enjoy, now it’s time to fill these habitats...

Posted in: Home Feature Below Left

Small Cat Track renovation has begun

Small Cat Track renovation has begun

By | June 24, 2014 at 2:50 pm | No comments

The serval building and habitat renovation is underway!  The cats at Small Cat Track have been patiently waiting for this development!  The harsh winter and wet spring delayed the project initially, but the demolition and renovation have begun. Your gifts last year made all...

Posted in: Blog

Purchase or Sell Jungle Boogie Raffle Tickets to help the cats!

By | June 19, 2014 at 1:34 pm | No comments

Jungle Boogie 2014 Raffle ticket sale starts NOW! Grand Prize (1) - $500 Cash 2nd Prize (1) - $250 Cash 3rd Prize (1) - $100 Cash The drawing will take place at Jungle Boogie on October 12, 2014. You need not be present to win. Winners will be notified by email, phone or...

Posted in: General

July 26, 2014 POSTPONED – Grrrl Band Benefit & Buffet at Clyde Ironworks – Duluth, MN

By | June 15, 2014 at 3:29 pm | No comments

POSTPONEMENT Circumstances have necessitated the postponement of The Wildcat Sanctuary event "Grrrowl with the Grrrls" that was set for Saturday, July 26th, 2014 at The Clyde Ironworks in Duluth. Look for this event in the Spring of 2015!!  Refunds will be made within the...

Posted in: Events, TWS in the News

TWS receives a positive inspection by USDA.

By | June 10, 2014 at 6:40 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary values its reputation as one of the most respected animal facilities in the country. Part of ensuring that we maintain the highest of standards includes periodic inspections by accreditation organizations as well as government agencies. Below are the...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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