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How to provide comfort care for an aging big cat

By | January 11, 2016 at 1:52 pm | No comments

We often hear from people that we have dream jobs and how lucky we are to get to work with big cats.  We definitely do, and feel blessed each day that your support enables us to care for over 100 wild cats. But our days are much different than most perceive.  It’s not...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog

Help Keep A Wild One warm this winter

By | December 16, 2015 at 1:10 am | No comments

What's a rescued African Serval supposed to do on a cold Minnesota winter day? Cuddle with a friend in a warm and cozy hammock! That is, if you're O’Malley and live at the Wildcat Sanctuary. Your support brings happiness to O’Malley every day now that he's at his...

Posted in: TWS in the News

2 Orphaned Cougar Kittens receive names for the holidays!

By | December 11, 2015 at 1:21 pm | No comments

  A big thank you to all who voted on the holiday themed list of possible names for the 2 orphaned cougar kittens.  The rescued kittens arrived this week and now call The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, MN home. Drumroll please.... Welcome home for the holidays...

Posted in: General

Help us name our 2 new rescued cougar kittens!

By | December 7, 2015 at 2:07 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary just welcomed 2 orphaned cougar kittens home for the holidays! And we want your help naming this brother and sister!! Voting closed on Friday, December 11 at 12:00 noon CST. The winning names are Snow and Storm!!! survey software image...

Posted in: General, Rescues

2 orphaned cougar kittens find a home for the holidays!

By | December 7, 2015 at 9:19 am | No comments

This week, The Wildcat Sanctuary was notified by the state of Washington that they had two wild orphaned cougar kittens in need of a home - within a few days. Saving these two wasn’t even a question. We knew we had to step up and act quickly.  We just received a couple of...

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#GivingTuesday – another great opportunity to help the cats

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

You've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but how about #GivingTuesday? It's a global giving day to kick-off the charitable season!  Why not join in as people around the world donate to help their favorite cause on this special day?  It's a GRRRRReat feeling knowing...

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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,...

Posted in: Blog

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...

Posted in: Featured, TWS in the News

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...

Posted in: Home Feature Below Left, Programs, TWS in the News

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...

Posted in: General, Home Feature Below Left

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