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...
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...
By Beth Jett
FOX 21 News
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...
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...
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...
Despite 4,500 years of domestication, there's a little "wild" left in every cat. But some owners want to walk closer to the wild side. So they seek out one of the new domestic cat hybrids whose separation from the jungle or savannah may be only four generations, not...
By Kevin Giles
Published April 13, 2008
The cougar named Liberty scoots around her pen at the Wildcat Sanctuary on twisted legs and a deformed spine, hungry for every bit of chicken that senior keeper Trista Campbell pulls out of a red...
Authorities were called to a residence in Coon Rapids to capture a serval which had escaped from a neighborhood apartment complex. City ordinances prohibit possession of wildcats such as this African serval and the cat was taken to the Humane Society.
TWS took custody of the...
Escaped pet tiger mauls dog,
is shot by deputy
By Tom Alex
Des Moines Register
November 16, 2007
The Chickasaw County sheriff and his deputies found themselves face to face with a tiger this week.
Sheriff Marty Larsen said the deputy who shot and killed a tiger...
By Maya Nishikawa
Published April 15, 2007
(WCCO) Sandstone, Minn. - The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, Minn. has opened its first hospital and Sunday some of its new additions received the first surgeries.
A young cougar named Matty is getting...