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Tigress Pandora has surgery at the University of Minnesota

By | March 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm | No comments

It’s not every day the vet staff of the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center welcomes a 300-pound tiger as a patient. But today’s an important day for tigress Pandora!     Pandora's story This 13-year-old Bengal tiger was recently rescued...

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Tiger brothers Dimitri, Zeke and Griffen neutered

By | March 28, 2017 at 10:54 am | No comments

When you’re a vet, you’re used to seeing several patients in one day. But when your patients are three rescued tiger brothers, over 400 lbs. pounds each, you really have a BIG workload! While many people were out celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, sanctuary staff and vets...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog

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...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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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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 | One comment

[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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