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Bobcat boys finally have names!

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:00 am | No comments

A huge thank you to everyone who submitted names for the newly rescued bobcats. We received over 2,000 submissions for these boys! Please join us in welcoming Copper and Archer to The Wildcat Sanctuary's feline family! The staff narrowed down the names and voted for those...

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Help us name the new bobcat boys!

By | March 14, 2017 at 7:00 am | No comments

Double the rescue – not one, but two bobcats receive a new home at The Wildcat Sanctuary! They came from two different worlds, but already have a lot in common, including needing names. Submit your name suggestions HERE! Baby bobcat scorched in barn fire! A call came in...

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Miracle Match 2017 – your donation doubled now!

By | February 27, 2017 at 6:21 pm | No comments

      Today, I’m asking for your help with an amazing matching challenge. Generous donors have offered The Wildcat Sanctuary a $50,000 matching gift opportunity. That means for every dollar donated March 1st through April 30th – up to $50,000 –...

Posted in: Featured, General, Home Feature Below Left

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...

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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...

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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: 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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