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Help us give Tonka the tiger a new life at The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | September 11, 2014 at 7:52 pm | No comments

Update Read about Tonka's story and how you helped bring him to The Wildcat Sanctuary HERE! Tonka's Story Rescues never seem to stop....phone pleas for help never seem to stop. These past few months have been no exception. There have been so many in need and so many...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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Donation of Nordic Naturals Cod Liver Oil Improves the Health of The Wildcat Sanctuary Residents

By | August 5, 2014 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Matty, the cougar, and all of us at The Wildcat Sanctuary would like to thank Nordic Naturals for their wonderful support and for donating $500 of Pet Cod Liver Oil quarterly.  It's no secret that cod liver oil provides essential fatty acids and vitamins to humans, but...

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Saying Good-Bye to Sweet Sidney

By | July 24, 2014 at 1:16 pm | No comments

  I can remember the first time I met her.  I was called to Animal Control to pick up a bobcat who had been a former pet.  I walked down the concrete hallway, kennels on both sides.  Barking dogs jumped at the fence as we continued down the tight path. Dog after dog...

Posted in: Blog, In Memory

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When do you know if it’s time to let go? Aslan, the king of our sanctuary

By | July 16, 2014 at 7:20 pm | No comments

Aslan the male lion has always been strong and impressive. This past winter, Asha, a mate of Aslan, successfully went through emergency surgery. But, we never expected we would be facing a similar fate with Aslan so soon. It has been a long month for both Aslan and his team of...

Posted in: Animal Care, General

See your dollars at work for the cats!

By | July 10, 2014 at 7:43 pm | No comments

Summer may be playtime for the cats but, for us  it's our busiest season!  We have a few short months to get a lot of work done to better the lives of our residents. And thanks to your support, we are accomplishing so much for the cats in our care this summer!  Along with...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog

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The Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes new resident Kasha!

By | July 10, 2014 at 4:09 am | No comments

We hope your 4th of July was fun!  For those of us involved in rescue work, there is no resting on holidays and this July 4th was no exception.  That's when Kasha, the Bengal, arrived here at The Wildcat Sanctuary.   A small non-profit cat rescue contacted The...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, Rescues

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Help us create wild spaces for the wild at heart!

By | June 30, 2014 at 11:19 pm | No comments

We have planned habitat improvements for the tigers living in the Wild Woodlands area of our Sanctuary. But, we only have a few summer months to complete this. Though tigers Ekaterina, Zeus, Layla and Nikita have habitat space to enjoy, now it’s time to fill these habitats...

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Small Cat Track renovation has begun

By | June 24, 2014 at 2:50 pm | No comments

The serval building and habitat renovation is underway!  The cats at Small Cat Track have been patiently waiting for this development!  The harsh winter and wet spring delayed the project initially, but the demolition and renovation have begun. Your gifts last year made all...

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Scarlet the clouded leopard recovers from surgery

By | May 23, 2014 at 1:22 am | No comments

Emergency surgery was performed on Scarlet the clouded leopard today after a medical exam confirmed pyometra. Pyometra is an infection of the uterus that occurs because of hormonal changes in a cat’s reproductive tract. Scarlet is not spayed unlike the majority of our...

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Local animal rights activists turn old fur coats into toys for animals

By | May 19, 2014 at 6:33 pm | No comments

Local animal activists transform old fur coats into pelts designed to protect and soothe distressed animals. In a nondescript building in South Minneapolis, a small group of volunteers — all animal-rights activists — grab handfuls of musty old furs and tear them...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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