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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...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, News

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...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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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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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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

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