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New Hope for Rescued Wildcats

By | April 12, 2007 at 12:19 am | No comments

By Maya Nishikawa WCCO 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...

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A Sanctuary of Second Chances

By | April 12, 2007 at 12:19 am | No comments

By Sharon Schmickle Star Tribune Published April 15, 2007 The Wildcat Sanctuary began doing surgeries on cats that experts say never should have been held captive. Tammy Quist, Executive Director, cleans out Mia's ears looking for any...

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From Crisis to Care – Vista’s Story

By | February 12, 2007 at 12:19 am | No comments

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Sanctuary Bears Burden of Boom of Big Cats

By | January 12, 2007 at 12:19 am | No comments

The 40-acre Wildcat Sanctuary has found a niche, and demand is already outstripping space. By Darlene Prois, Star Tribune Last update: January 07, 2007 – 11:41 PM SANDSTONE, Minn. -- The Wildcat Sanctuary, the state's only certified home for exotic cats, had 20 felines...

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Pine County Tiger Attack

By | April 9, 2006 at 12:19 am | No comments

Dead woman's tigers to be taken to Wildcat Sanctuary MEGGAN LINDSAY rachel.kytonen@ecm-inc.com Pioneer Press 2006 Pine County authorities will seize two Bengal tigers left at a former animal breeding business where a third tiger...

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Young Serval Surrendered

By | March 6, 2006 at 5:51 pm | No comments

The wild nature of many exotic wildcats prohibits them from becoming companion pets, regardless of how innocent or cute they appear. Such is the case with Eve, a baby African Serval. Servals are rapidly becoming very popular in the exotic cat trade. Owners quickly realize the...

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TWS Rescues a 350 lb Lion from Rural Minnesota

By | March 6, 2006 at 5:41 pm | No comments

Recently, media representatives from the Twin Cities and neighboring South Dakota were present to document the move of a 3 1/2 year old, 350 pound male lion from a local farm to an accredited sanctuary in Mississippi by The Wildcat Sanctuary. As staff members and reporters...

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Willmar Cougar Headed to Tennessee

By | February 3, 2006 at 12:19 am | No comments

(Willmar, Minn. Feb. 3, 2006) The cougar that was captured in Willmar, Minn. earlier this week will be spending the rest of its days at a big cat facility in Tennessee. Tammy Quist of the Wildcat Sanctuary in Cedar, Minn., picked up the cat from a veterinary clinic in Willmar...

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TC Dog Magazine

By | September 12, 2005 at 12:19 am | No comments

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Underwood Tigers Appear Saved

By | June 12, 2005 at 12:19 am | No comments

By Dave Olson The Forum June 22, 2005 Whether they know it or not, nine tigers seized from an Underwood, Minn., animal farm last week can breathe a little easier. Euthanasia - which had loomed as a possible fate - now appears a remote threat after...

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