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Goodbye to our dear caraval Zepo at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | January 29, 2015 at 2:23 pm | No comments

Our hearts are heavy as we had to say goodbye to Zepo, the caraval. At 15 years old, he was geriatric.  Caracals normally live between 15-17 years in captivity and hybrids lives are even shorter.  Even so, Zepo didn’t seem old to us.  We have had cats live to be in their...

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In memory of bobcat Felicity and bengal cat Sumatra at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | January 12, 2015 at 9:16 pm | No comments

We have 106 residents, 47 are senior or geriatric with 27 of those being over 15 years old. The hardest part about rescuing so many cats is that they will one day leave us. It never gets easier and it tends to come in waves.  It can feel too much to bear sometimes.  But we...

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CYBER WEEK is wild at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | December 1, 2014 at 12:29 am | No comments

We know you have tons of places to choose from when doing your holiday shopping, but why not consider giving the gift of life this year?  When you give any of the following gifts for the holidays, you help the cats in so many ways.  And, you help spread the word about our...

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One Green Planet features Nikita’s story from The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 24, 2014 at 2:04 am | No comments

My Life in Captivity: Through the Eyes of Nikita the White Tigress November 20, 2014 A tiny, adorable, white tiger baby. Who can resist? Everyone wants this thrill of a lifetime; to hold one, to play with one, to bottle feed one, to take...

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2 white tiger cubs need you to be their Holiday Hero!

By | November 19, 2014 at 8:00 am | No comments

Creating quality of life for a wild cat in need is what we strive for each day.  The cats we rescue have spacious places to live. Pools in the summer.  Heat and warm beds in the winter. With more than 100 wild cats to care for, our work never ends. Now, we have two more...

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Growing animal advocacy around the world – Give to the Max Day is a Huge Success

By | November 14, 2014 at 6:22 am | No comments

What was once a local initiative to help rescue wild cats in need has grown to a worldwide movement, thanks to the amazing power of social media.  Give to the Max Day 2014, administered by giveMN.org, saw donors from as far away as Denmark, New Zealand, India, Sweden, and Great...

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Remembering Ivan

By | November 6, 2014 at 2:52 pm | No comments

With a habitat this large, it's like playing 'Where's Waldo?' when trying to spot Nigel the caracal in his new habitat.  We promise to have better photos soon, but wanted you to enjoy the first moments of his new 'wild at heart' life. If you look closely, you'll see him as he...

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7 day countdown for Give To The Max Day at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 5, 2014 at 10:05 pm | No comments

Give To The Max Day on Thursday, November  13th is our biggest giving day of the year.  It’s a 24-hour extravaganza of generosity. Though it’s become a tradition in Minnesota, it doesn’t matter where you live – you can give and help us reach our goal of raising...

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Small Cat Track is right on track at The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | October 17, 2014 at 8:44 pm | No comments

We are so grateful for the help we’ve received to reconstruct the habitats and temperature-controlled building in the Small Cat Track section of the Sanctuary.  Many of you may recall mold was discovered in the building and, for the safety of the cats, it had to be gutted....

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Help us ROAR for much needed federal legislation

By | October 2, 2014 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Incredibly, in the United States, there are still 17 states where it’s legal to own a dangerous big cat as a “pet.”  That means there are thousands of tigers and lions living in private homes in garages and backyard cages, in unaccredited breeding facilities, in filthy...

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