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HURRY – Vote Now for the 2018 TWS Calendar Cover Cat!

By | July 17, 2017 at 8:23 am | No comments

Are you ready for what may be the wildest decision you make all day? Help us choose the The Wildcat Sanctuary's 2018 calendar cover photo! With over 110 cats, we just can't decide. Vote below for one of these three possible cover cats:   [caption...

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Reserve your spot for Jungle Boogie today – and save $15!

By | July 16, 2017 at 2:27 pm | No comments

REGISTER HERE - $85 until Aug 15! Jungle Boogie – Crystal Ball - A look to our future Sunday, October 15, 2017 Minneapolis Marriot West:  9960 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis Minnesota 55426 As a TWS supporter, you’ve helped us grow through the years and you’ve made us what...

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Amazing medical progress for tigers Daisy and Mohan!

By | July 10, 2017 at 6:12 pm | No comments

What a difference a couple of months can make for two very ill tigers! When we picked up Mohan, he had such difficulty walking. With degenerative joint disease of the knees due to untreated cranial cruciate ligament injuries and with nails grown so long they'd embedded in...

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So, do you think MY cat is a Bengal?

By | June 27, 2017 at 2:13 pm | No comments

Whenever we share a photo of one of the dozens of hybrid wild cats we’ve rescued, someone always asks the question, “Could my rescue be a Bengal?” Tabby cats and Bengal cats can often look very similar. Without a bill of sale, some sort of registration/pedigree papers...

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Tell Congress you care about circus animals with a letter today!

By | June 26, 2017 at 11:41 am | No comments

Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey's circus has gone out of business. Municipalities all over the US are banning or restricting the use of wild animals in circuses. Times are indeed changing. The general public is realizing the inherent cruelty of caging and transporting...

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Stop cross breeding and inbreeding big cats for profit

By | June 7, 2017 at 8:49 am | No comments

At one time, white tigers were indeed rare. The last one captured in the wild was Mohan in India in 1951. He was intentionally inbred with his daughter.  The resulting four white tiger cubs began a long line of inbreeding for profit. Fast forward to today when almost every...

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Chemical Immobilization and Humane Handling Course for Wildlife Caretakers

By | June 5, 2017 at 2:45 pm | No comments

Chemical Immobilization and Humane Handling Course For Wildlife Caretakers November 6-9, 2017 Wolf Haven International, Tenino, Washington Are you a caretaker working with captive exotic or indigenous wildlife? Do you rescue and rehabilitate wildlife or work in a setting...

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A bi-partisan issue we can all support – Big Cat Public Safety Act

By | May 22, 2017 at 2:17 pm | No comments

It's hard to believe states require dog licenses but, when it comes to dangerous exotic animals - well that's a whole other story! Here are the shocking facts, according to HSUS: 5 states have absolutely no laws addressing the private ownership of big cats - Wisconsin,...

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How to create a Facebook fundraiser so your friends can help, too!

By | May 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm | No comments

Have you heard of this new way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or special occasion in your life?  Or a way you'd like to memorialize or honor someone (human or pet)?   Now, it's really simple to create your very own customized fundraiser on your Facebook page! It's...

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Driveway Cats chalk art event sells out supporting big cats in need!

By | May 15, 2017 at 12:33 pm | No comments

Voted by editors of Spin Magazine as one of the “100 Greatest Drummers in Alternative Music,” Dave Witte is also something else – a major wild cat lover!  He and April Viar wanted to do something really different, something to help support The Wildcat Sanctuary’s rescue...

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