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“But Mama, where did the tiger cub go?”

By | July 26, 2016 at 3:04 pm | No comments

What's the ONE most important thing you can do to reduce the number of big cats in need of rescue? Submit your comments today to the USDA asking them to STOP allowing public contact with dangerous animals - cubs or adults. If we want to help end the non-stop breeding by...

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Bob Barker’s $50,000 Match Challenge to benefit Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | June 22, 2016 at 8:10 am | No comments

BREAKING NEWS! The Wildcat Sanctuary just received a generous $50,000 challenge grant from legendary Bob Barker and the DJ&T Foundation. This means every dollar received by August 31 (up to $50,000) will be matched! Since we need to raise over $100,000 to build an...

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Lions, Tigers & Beers for The Wildcat Sanctuary – oh my!

By | June 3, 2016 at 3:01 pm | No comments

THANK YOU FOR A PAWESOME EVENT! OVER $11,000 WAS RAISED FOR THE CATS!   WHERE: Northdown Taproom Chicago, Illinois DETAILS HERE! Have you heard the buzz about Lions, Tigers and Beers? Be sure you follow the fun on Facebook HERE! It started as an idea by some Chicago...

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Big cats visit the dentist at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | May 7, 2016 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Open up and say ahhhh! Does your dentist work on the weekend? Luckily for many big cats, the dental professionals from the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation do. In fact, they travel around the world all year long assuring exotic animals in need receive...

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Lilly, the case of the disappearing tiger cub mascot

By | May 4, 2016 at 3:42 pm | No comments

“Obie.”  It’s a strange name for a tiger, isn’t it? But, it comes with a lot of meaning behind it. For over 45 years, Massillon Ohio’s high school has had a tiger cub bred specifically to parade around for a few months as a  live tiger mascot for their football...

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What ever happened to Como the white tiger?

By | April 25, 2016 at 2:29 pm | No comments

The box read “Interstate Meat Dist., Inc.” This morning, I entered my office to find a large cardboard box with the words “Interstate Meat Dist., Inc.” on the side. It stopped me in my tracks.  As I approached, a wave of emotion came over me.  One so strong, it made...

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How do you help unrelated, orphaned cougar kittens form a family unit?

By | April 1, 2016 at 3:56 pm | No comments

Imagine the terror of watching your mother die, then you being darted, tranquilized, captured, put in a holding cell and later transported by plane to a strange place. The trauma of what these four orphaned cougar kittens endured before arriving at The Wildcat Sanctuary would...

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Sylvester the lion’s escape – what his story illustrates

By | March 30, 2016 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Does an African wild lion named Sylvester owe his life being spared to Facebook and, in some small way, to a sanctuary in the middle of Minnesota? We’ve seen the power of social media in so many areas of unrest around the world. For The Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota,...

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Breaking up is hard to do….or is it?

By | March 21, 2016 at 11:17 am | No comments

We really cherish our Facebook family, we really do!  We’ve all gotten to know each other so well the past few years, haven’t we? We start the days together, and we end them together. That’s why it hurts to hear so many asking, “Where have you gone? Why have you...

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The day a white tiger and black leopard became friends at The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | March 14, 2016 at 3:20 pm | No comments

Who would've thought Shazam, a black leopard who lost his best friend, black jaguar Diablo Guapo, would find a new friend in a white tigress named Nikita?  They're not only different species but different colors! Well, we did!  And a miracle match is always a happy story...

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