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A Wild Day of Volunteering: Vet Tech Students Help at Wildcat Sanctuary

By | September 13, 2014 at 4:25 pm | No comments

On a recent hot summer day, several members of the Globe University-Wausau campus Veterinary Technology Club made the long journey to The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, Minnesota. Our trip began in the early morning hours, but even with some sleep still left in our eyes,...

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How do you know when a rescued wild cat is happy?

How do you know when a rescued wild cat is happy?

By | September 9, 2014 at 2:39 am | No comments

To most, it would appear that if you provide a rescued wild cat with good nutrition, an optimal natural environment with enrichment to challenge his or her senses, and quality veterinary care, they should be happy – right? But, what happens if that’s not always the case?...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary coordinates rescue of nine animals in need

The Wildcat Sanctuary coordinates rescue of nine animals in need

By | August 17, 2014 at 8:20 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary coordinates rescue of nine animals in need There is so much more to running a sanctuary than just the daily care and chores we’re able to share with you in pictures and stories. What goes on behind the scenes is even more incredible work. Several...

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Donation of Nordic Naturals Cod Liver Oil Improves the Health of The Wildcat Sanctuary Residents

Donation of Nordic Naturals Cod Liver Oil Improves the Health of The Wildcat Sanctuary Residents

By | August 5, 2014 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Matty, the cougar, and all of us at The Wildcat Sanctuary would like to thank Nordic Naturals for their wonderful support and for donating $500 of Pet Cod Liver Oil quarterly.  It's no secret that cod liver oil provides essential fatty acids and vitamins to humans, but...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary celebrates Global Tiger Day

The Wildcat Sanctuary celebrates Global Tiger Day

By | July 28, 2014 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Global Tiger Day is celebrated worldwide as a way to recognize one of the world’s most popular species. Despite the tiger’s popularity, though, it’s now considered endangered.  Sadly, we've lost some tiger subspecies that have already become extinct. Habitat...

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Saying Good-Bye to Sweet Sidney

Saying Good-Bye to Sweet Sidney

By | July 24, 2014 at 1:16 pm | No comments

  I can remember the first time I met her.  I was called to Animal Control to pick up a bobcat who had been a former pet.  I walked down the concrete hallway, kennels on both sides.  Barking dogs jumped at the fence as we continued down the tight path. Dog after dog...

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When do you know if it’s time to let go?  Aslan, the king of our sanctuary

When do you know if it’s time to let go? Aslan, the king of our sanctuary

By | July 16, 2014 at 7:20 pm | No comments

Aslan the male lion has always been strong and impressive. This past winter, Asha, a mate of Aslan, successfully went through emergency surgery. But, we never expected we would be facing a similar fate with Aslan so soon. It has been a long month for both Aslan and his team of...

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Site Manager Position Opening

By | July 16, 2014 at 6:33 pm | No comments

Position Overview: The Site Manager is responsible for the day to day management and upkeep of TWS’ buildings, habitats, grounds, and equipment. He/she also manages new construction and estimates. He/she schedules projects with the Sanctuary Manager and Executive Director,...

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See your dollars at work for the cats!

By | July 10, 2014 at 7:43 pm | No comments

Summer may be playtime for the cats but, for us  it's our busiest season!  We have a few short months to get a lot of work done to better the lives of our residents. And thanks to your support, we are accomplishing so much for the cats in our care this summer!  Along with...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes new resident Kasha!

The Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes new resident Kasha!

By | July 10, 2014 at 4:09 am | No comments

We hope your 4th of July was fun!  For those of us involved in rescue work, there is no resting on holidays and this July 4th was no exception.  That's when Kasha, the Bengal, arrived here at The Wildcat Sanctuary.   A small non-profit cat rescue contacted The...

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