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Beginning November 1, you can schedule your gift for Give to the Max Day!

Beginning November 1, you can schedule your gift for Give to the Max Day!

By | October 31, 2013 at 7:43 pm | No comments

Beginning on November 1, 2013, you may "schedule" your donations for Give to the Max Day. Between November 1 and November 14, your donation will automatically be deducted from your credit or debit card at midnight on November 14 making it eligible for the Golden Ticket drawing...

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TWS attends National Big Cat Sanctuary Workshop

By | October 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary was honored to attend the Big Cat Sanctuary Workshop in North Carolina this past weekend.  The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) co-sponsored the event.  There were 22 big cat sanctuaries...

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TWS Welcomes New Board Members Sue Schmitt, Peggy Callahan & Heather Macleod

By | October 10, 2013 at 2:14 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of three new members. We are excited to bring  fresh talent to our organization and believe these accomplished people will help continue to lead TWS to a bright and sustainable future. Sue...

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Surly brew benefits the cats of Wildcat Sanctuary

Surly brew benefits the cats of Wildcat Sanctuary

By | October 5, 2013 at 9:59 pm | No comments

Thank you Surly Brewing Company! All summer Surly has been donating $1 from every glass of "You're In Trouble" sold at their Taproom to the Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone. Their efforts raised $2,200! The collaboration beer that head brewer Todd brewed with 3 Floyds, was...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Northdown Taproom hosts Lions, Tigers and Beers event to benefit TWS!

Northdown Taproom hosts Lions, Tigers and Beers event to benefit TWS!

By | October 5, 2013 at 9:07 pm | No comments

Thank you Northdown Café Taproom! Lions, Tigers and Beers is an annual fundraiser hosted by Northdown Café Taproom in Chicago, IL to benefit The Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota. Along with top breweries in the world, they bring in the rarest beer for a day of great drinking...

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Employee Injured In Tiger Attack At Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park

By | October 5, 2013 at 8:21 pm | No comments

Posted: Oct 05, 2013 12:57 PM CST Updated: Oct 05, 2013 2:51 PM CST By Xin Xin Liu, News9.com - email WYNNEWOOD, Oklahoma -An employee at the G.W. Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, was injured when she was attacked by a tiger at the park Saturday...

Posted in: Wildcat News

Wildcat Sanctuary supports proposed rule to prohibit public contact with big cats

By | September 30, 2013 at 7:02 pm | No comments

September 30 2013 Dear Sir or Madam: RE: Support of Proposed Rule to Prohibit Public Contact with Big Cats, Bears, and Nonhuman Primates I am writing in support of the proposed rule to prohibit public contact with big cat, bears and nonhuman primates. I am the...

Posted in: TWS in the News, Wildcat News

Officials moving animals out of Las Vegas zoo

Officials moving animals out of Las Vegas zoo

By | September 26, 2013 at 3:42 pm | No comments

September 26, 2013 By ANNALISE PORTER and RICHARD LAKE LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Federal officials began removing animals from the Southern Nevada Zoological Park this week, but a sign on the front gate says the facility is closed to the public for upgrades. In the...

Posted in: Wildcat News

We need to outnumber the bad guys NOW to stop public contact with big cats!

We need to outnumber the bad guys NOW to stop public contact with big cats!

By | September 23, 2013 at 4:46 pm | No comments

Please act now!! After two years of work by a coalition of animal welfare groups, USDA has finally posted in the Federal Register for public comment a proposed rule to stop the exhibitors from exploiting infant tigers, bears and primates to make money charging people to pet...

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Tiger, lion and domestic cat genes not so different

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | No comments

By Tina Hesman Saey Web edition: September 18, 2013 HwaRang, a white Bengal tiger that lives at the Everland Zoo in South Korea, is one of five big cats that donated DNA for a genome sequencing project. Tigers and their relatives have hit on the right...

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