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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

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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Help hybrid cats like Leo get the space they deserve.

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

Project Update March 2017 Because of your generous help, the project is well underway.  The 10 x 20 building has arrived, the staff have interns have insulated the building and put the water resistant paneling up.  The heat, electric and propane take are installed. The...

Posted in: 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...

Posted in: Blog, Home Feature Below Right

Double your donation on Give to the Max Day – November 17!

By | November 15, 2016 at 12:46 pm | No comments

    There appears to be very high traffic on the Give to Max Day site which is not allowing people to give.  You might try the link later: https://www.givemn.org/organization/Wildcat-Sanctuary We don’t want to miss your gift for the cats!  Therefore, here are...

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Four Bengal tigers have a new home at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 14, 2016 at 8:00 am | No comments

Four Bengal tigers are joining over 100 other wild cats at Minnesota’s only big cat sanctuary! The four tigers, including a trio of three brothers and a single female, recently arrived after a long journey.  In all, over 100 animals are being rehomed to reputable...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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