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Sabrina, the tiger, update

By | June 24, 2010 at 1:55 pm | No comments

It’s been just one week now since Sabrina has been with us and while she is calming down a little, there is still a long road ahead for both her and staff. Imagine living in a small cage with only concrete under your feet; having one person care for you your entire life....

Posted in: Animal Care, Rescues, Updates

Urgent – Help us rescue Makisha the bobcat.

By | April 15, 2010 at 4:56 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_29" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Makisha needs your help"][/caption] We need your help TODAY to help Makisha a bobcat. Update - We still don't have a flight for Makisha, but there is good news. Her temporary caregivers were able to modify a...

Posted in: Rescues

Cheyenne's turn to be free. Saying good-bye to a special cougar.

By | April 14, 2010 at 6:00 pm | No comments

One of the greatest rewards as a keeper is to help a fearful new rescue grow into a confident, trusting resident. It is our duty as keepers to become their “friend”. Working on the cats clocks’ is often a long process of consistent dedication and compassion to renew their...

Posted in: In Memory

Minnesota Tigers Get TV Time

By | March 12, 2010 at 12:19 am | No comments

Kevin Giles Star Tribune Photo credit - Jeff Wheeler March 5, 2010 Animal Planet miniseries showcases the deadly risks of keeping exotic pets The Wildcat Sanctuary and two Bengal tigers that reside there will be featured in...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Caring for the Catskill Cats, Wildlife Watch Binocular

By | March 12, 2010 at 12:19 am | No comments

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Posted in: TWS in the News

Andre the cougar story and update

By | March 8, 2010 at 2:48 pm | No comments

It is fairly uncommon that we, at The Wildcat Sanctuary, hear of a new resident months before their arrival. This was, however, the case with Andre. We first heard of Andre in late summer of 2009 when he was being cared for by Critter Care Wildlife. After hearing his story and...

Posted in: Rescues, Updates

Sanctuary in Sandstone gives rescued wildcats compassion for life

By | June 12, 2009 at 5:06 pm | No comments

By Beth Jett, FOX 21 News with photojournalist Adam Jagunich SANDSTONE - There's a place in Northern Minnesota that houses more than 100 wild cats rescued from people who forced them to be pets.  It's called the Wildcat Sanctuary, and it's celebrating its 10th year and...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Sanctuary in Sandstone gives rescued wildcats compassion for life

By | June 12, 2009 at 12:19 am | No comments

By Beth Jett FOX 21 News 06/12/2009   There's a place in Northern Minnesota that houses more than 100 wild cats rescued from people who forced them to be pets. It's called the Wildcat Sanctuary, and it's celebrating its 10th year and hoping...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Rescued Wash. Bobcat Comes to Minnesota

By | May 12, 2009 at 12:19 am | No comments

From: Archive/2009-05-13-my-fox-9-Rescued-bobcat.html My Fox 9 Published May 12, 2009 Exotic animal hoarder had up to 30 bobcats LAKE ELMO, Minn. - A bobcat rescued for an exotic animal hoarder in Washington state was tested and examined Tuesday morning in Minnesota...

Posted in: TWS in the News

MN’s Wildcat Sanctuary saving bobcat from Idaho

By | May 12, 2009 at 12:19 am | No comments

By Janel Klein KARE 11 News Published May 13, 2009 When an Idaho sheriff answered a 911 call this week, he found a woman with a history of hoarding animals who had held captive wild wolves and a four year old bobcat. "They would not have been...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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