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IFAW sends letter of appreciation for founder Tammy Thies

By | November 15, 2013 at 1:48 pm | No comments

        Gail Plewacki, Board Chairperson The Wildcat Sanctuary PO Box 314 Sandstone, MN 55072 Dear Ms. Gail Plewacki: I would like to express my appreciation towards the positive relationship the International Fund for Animal Welfare...

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Donors stand behind Tammy and The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 15, 2013 at 4:38 am | No comments

To fellow donors and supporters, This truly saddens me that I have to write this letter.  I’m what some would call a ‘big donor’ I guess to The Wildcat Sanctuary. In the past few weeks many accusations have been publicly aimed at The Wildcat Sanctuary Founder and...

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You made Give to the Max Day a wild success!

You made Give to the Max Day a wild success!

By | November 14, 2013 at 4:36 pm | No comments

Amazing!  Your generosity raised over $58,000 for the cats in one day.  Thank you. We cannot express our gratitude enough for each of you that supported TWS yesterday! I was watching Carlo, the cougar, having so much fun playing with his ball and how his life at TWS mainly...

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Animal Support Grant given towards free roaming habitat

By | November 13, 2013 at 11:12 pm | No comments

The cofounders of Animal Support, Dr. Michael Omidi, Maria Abaca, and Julian Omidi, recently received the appreciation of The Wildcat Sanctuary for helping to fund new facilities to house wild cats at the sanctuary. “We are a sanctuary for animals; a place of refuge where...

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Open Position – Full-time Big Cat Keeper

By | November 11, 2013 at 12:18 am | No comments

Full-time Big Cat Keeper Wanted The Wildcat Sanctuary, an accredited sanctuary for big cats located in Sandstone, Minnesota, is currently looking for an experienced full-time carnivore keeper.  TWS currently is home to more than 100 wild cats, including tigers, lions,...

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TWS Extends Sympathy to Wildcat Haven During Time of Crisis

By | November 10, 2013 at 3:42 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary extends their deepest sympathies to the staff, volunteers and family of Wildcat Haven in Oregon after a keeper was killed during a tragic accident yesterday. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire wildcat rescue community today, especially...

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Good-Bye to Makisha, a very strong and independent bobcat

Good-Bye to Makisha, a very strong and independent bobcat

By | November 9, 2013 at 6:51 pm | No comments

October 28 2013 We are so sorry to have to tell you that we had to say goodbye to Makisha, a very strong and independent bobcat this weekend.  Earlier this summer we had noticed Makisha limping.  She was seen by the vet and had a large cyst or tumor on one of her front...

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Sanctuaries around the country step-up to support The Wildcat Sanctuary

Sanctuaries around the country step-up to support The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 8, 2013 at 7:38 pm | No comments

The care of the cats has always been the top priority at The Wildcat Sanctuary, and today is no different. “During this time of transition, we are so grateful to the amazing sanctuaries who have stepped up to ensure excellent care for our rescued residents.  They are...

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Board: Audit shows no theft at Wildcat Sanctuary in Pine County

By | November 5, 2013 at 4:49 am | No comments

http://www.startribune.com/local/east/230594771.html Allegations that donor money was stolen and animals were mistreated at the Wildcat Sanctuary in Pine County are false, but the refuge did experience a period of turmoil, two board members said Monday. Meanwhile, Tammy...

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An update from The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 5, 2013 at 2:25 am | No comments

Dear Supporters, I’ve spent the past 15 years as the founder and Executive Director at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  Over the years, TWS has grown and changed.  Several months ago I moved to the role of Director of Development & Fundraising at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  As of...

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