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#GivingTuesday – another great opportunity to help the cats

By | November 25, 2015 at 2:16 pm | No comments

You have heard of black Friday and Cyber Monday, but what about #GivingTuesday? It is a global giving day to to kick-off the charitable season!  Join in as people around the world make a difference for their favorite cause on this special day!  On Tuesday, December 1st,...

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The Big Cats and all of us give thanks to YOU!!

By | November 24, 2015 at 11:44 am | No comments

It's the end of the day and, as with most days, we're here late reviewing the long list of items we want to accomplish for the cats. But, thinking of what YOU helped us do over this past year, I can't help but smile. In the midst of looking at the "to do" list in front of me,...

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VIDEO – Behind the scenes of the NY big cats coming home!

By | November 16, 2015 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Do you know what it REALLY takes to save big cats? As part of our feline family, we want to share with you the work that went into bringing Caesar, Logan, Callie and Shadow home to The Wildcat Sanctuary. It was a very emotional, cross-country trip for both the cats and...

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Won’t You Help Feed a Feline Today at The Wildcat Sanctuary?

By | November 14, 2015 at 8:51 pm | No comments

Feeding big cats is a big job. Tonka the tiger is the largest cat at the Sanctuary.  He was a former exhibit cat living in a small, non-compliant enclosure prior to arriving at The Wildcat Sanctuary. Thanks to you, Tonka now has room to roam. His natural enclosure...

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YOU caused an uproar for the cats on Give to the Max Day!

By | November 13, 2015 at 11:16 am | No comments

Thanks to amazing people across the globe, we crushed our goal and raised over $100,000* on Give to the Max Day. Here is how it breaks down: $86,758 – online gifts (in the spirit of giving, we included gifts that came in after midnight.) $17,970   offline gifts...

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Don’t miss Give to the Max Day! Schedule your gift Nov 1 – 12

By | October 29, 2015 at 12:46 pm | No comments

 Why schedule your GIVE TO THE MAX DAY gift? Our $10,000 challenge. This year, there are 10,000 more reasons to make a gift and save lives! Eagle and the Hawk Foundation is offering a GIVE TO THE MAX DAY challenge match and will match our last $10,000 in donations.  Help us...

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Thank you to the owner of Calcutta, Logan, Caesar and Shadow

By | September 4, 2015 at 4:08 pm | No comments

Is a picture really worth 1000 words? A beautiful picture of Calcutta can express more than the written language. Photographs can capture the beauty of her face, the look in her eye and even give you a glimpse into her soul. But some pictures only tell part of the...

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4 big cats to begin their new lives at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | September 2, 2015 at 1:02 pm | No comments

It’s been over a year in the making and several months of not knowing if four new big cats would be calling The Wildcat Sanctuary home. An owner-surrender rescue takes an enormous amount of time, patience. That’s why we don’t feel comfortable sharing details until the...

Posted in: General, Updates

Tigers and leopard will finally roam free at acclaimed sanctuary after four years in legal limbo

By | September 1, 2015 at 12:21 pm | No comments

SANDSTONE, MINN. - Sept. 1, 2015 - After an owner lost his legal battle to keep custody of his four big cats, preparations are finally underway to move them cross country. Three tigers and a leopard have been loaded and are being moved from New York to their new home at The...

Posted in: TWS in the News

So you want to start your own sanctuary?

By | August 7, 2015 at 2:59 pm | No comments

At least weekly, I receive an email from someone asking me how to start a sanctuary. Some are good-hearted animal lovers. Many really only want to have exotic animals themselves, but think “framing” it as a sanctuary legitimizes their personal desire. But they really...

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