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The Wildcat Sanctuary applauds introduction of Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act HR 4525

By | May 1, 2014 at 4:07 am | No comments

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, is an important day for animals in the United States. An historic bill has been introduced in Congress that would finally end the use of wild and exotic animals in traveling circuses. Known as The Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act (TEAPA) - HR...

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Sanctuaries around the country step-up to support The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 8, 2013 at 7:38 pm | No comments

The care of the cats has always been the top priority at The Wildcat Sanctuary, and today is no different. “During this time of transition, we are so grateful to the amazing sanctuaries who have stepped up to ensure excellent care for our rescued residents.  They are...

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Northdown Taproom hosts Lions, Tigers and Beers event to benefit TWS!

By | October 5, 2013 at 9:07 pm | No comments

Thank you Northdown Café Taproom! Lions, Tigers and Beers is an annual fundraiser hosted by Northdown Café Taproom in Chicago, IL to benefit The Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota. Along with top breweries in the world, they bring in the rarest beer for a day of great drinking...

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Ask your U.S. senator to co-sponsor the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act today.

By | August 29, 2013 at 1:27 pm | No comments

Did you know that there are at least 10,000 big cats kept in private hands in the U.S., but that no one knows exactly how many or where? It's a dangerous situation - for people and animals - when tigers, lions and other big cats are kept as backyard pets or in roadside zoos....

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Action Needed: speak out against public handling of big cats

By | August 16, 2013 at 1:19 pm | No comments

Posted by International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Take a stand and help prevent the public handling of big cats!  They need your voice! It’s no secret that one of the biggest problems fueling the U.S. big cat trade is the fact that dozens of traveling zoos and roadside...

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IFAW grant helps the cats of the Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | August 13, 2013 at 4:14 pm | No comments

Having rescued big cats from all over the United States, The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) and The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) know how important providing a natural habitat is in a sanctuary environment. IFAW has generously provided a grant towards helping build...

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Book us for your next event – TWS’ Speakers Bureau

By | August 6, 2013 at 8:56 pm | No comments

Book TWS' Founder for your next corporate event Tammy Thies is more than the founder of The Wildcat Sanctuary, she is also an advocate, marketing professional and public speaker. With a marketing and journalism degree from the University of St. Thomas, Thies developed...

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200 Captive Wild Animals Discovered in Thailand

By | June 13, 2013 at 2:05 pm | No comments

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="420"] Two of the white lions seized in Thailand[/caption] A man in Thailand has been charged with illegal possession of and trade in protected wildlife after a raid on his house uncovered more than 200 exotic animals. Neighbors...

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Couple Hospitalized After Playing With Lion Cub

By | June 11, 2013 at 8:06 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_11324" align="alignright" width="300"] Two white lion cubs at Ukutula Lion Park and Lodge.[/caption] A South African couple has been hospitalized after what they were hoping to be just a fun play date with a lion cub. Manie and Angelique Visser were in...

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Volunteers help dig Sanctuary out and make repairs after damage from snow storm

By | April 20, 2013 at 3:36 pm | No comments

Clean-up begins today after a severe snow storm caused damage to The Wildcat Sanctuary. Volunteers arrived with skidsteers and UTVs plows to help clear roads and paths.  Other volunteers cleared snow from enclosure roofs and began repairs on damaged habitats. Staff and...

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