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Rescuing wild cats or educating about them – which is more important?

By | January 13, 2016 at 3:48 pm | No comments

If you were asking Nikita, a tiger who fought to survive being used as a photo prop by a notorious criminal, she’d choose rescue. But, if you were to ask a legislator trying to shut down rampant breeding in a state with no exotic laws, he or she would say...

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5 reasons why we don’t offer daily tours at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | December 19, 2015 at 7:58 pm | No comments

Here at The Wildcat Sanctuary, we've made a promise to the cats in our care that they would never be exploited or exhibited for profit again. Before their arrival, so many suffered a great deal of their lives at the hands of unscrupulous exhibitors.  It takes such a long time...

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2 Orphaned Cougar Kittens receive names for the holidays!

By | December 11, 2015 at 1:21 pm | No comments

  A big thank you to all who voted on the holiday themed list of possible names for the 2 orphaned cougar kittens.  The rescued kittens arrived this week and now call The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, MN home. Drumroll please.... Welcome home for the holidays...

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Help us name our 2 new rescued cougar kittens!

By | December 7, 2015 at 2:07 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary just welcomed 2 orphaned cougar kittens home for the holidays! And we want your help naming this brother and sister!! Voting closed on Friday, December 11 at 12:00 noon CST. The winning names are Snow and Storm!!! survey software image...

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2 orphaned cougar kittens find a home for the holidays!

By | December 7, 2015 at 9:19 am | No comments

This week, The Wildcat Sanctuary was notified by the state of Washington that they had two wild orphaned cougar kittens in need of a home - within a few days. Saving these two wasn’t even a question. We knew we had to step up and act quickly.  We just received a couple of...

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When Wild Cat Interactions Go Bad – Very Bad!

By | December 2, 2015 at 10:30 am | No comments

WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS When your tabby cat gets a little frisky during play time and the claws come out, you might walk away with some serious scratches. But what about if the cat you’re playing with is a full grown cheetah? Sadly, this week, another mauling has taken...

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#GivingTuesday – another great opportunity to help the cats

By | November 25, 2015 at 2:16 pm | No comments

You've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but how about #GivingTuesday? It's a global giving day to kick-off the charitable season!  Why not join in as people around the world donate to help their favorite cause on this special day?  It's a GRRRRReat feeling knowing...

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Wildcat Sanctuary Completes its Biggest Cat Rescue this year

By | October 4, 2015 at 9:06 am | No comments

VIDEO AT http://m.wdio.com/article.html#!/60467/5f1e1a19e4077589ab2e71d9f897ab07 It was the conclusion to the biggest and longest cross-country rescue ever on Wednesday at The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone. The rescue of three cats and a leopard has been nearly...

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4 big cats to begin their new lives at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | September 2, 2015 at 1:02 pm | No comments

It’s been over a year in the making and several months of not knowing if four new big cats would be calling The Wildcat Sanctuary home. An owner-surrender rescue takes an enormous amount of time, patience. That’s why we don’t feel comfortable sharing details until the...

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Help build habitats for 3 new big tigers and Tigers in America will match 50%

By | September 1, 2015 at 12:13 pm | No comments

If you could magically turn $500 into $750 for a big cat in need, wouldn't that be a great opportunity? Thanks to Tigers in America, you can do that! Seeing how the new tigers Logan, Caesar and Calcutta lived before and knowing what is possible for them at The Wildcat...

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