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

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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Help us give Scarlet the clouded leopard the life she deserves!

Help us give Scarlet the clouded leopard the life she deserves!

By | January 3, 2013 at 2:14 pm | No comments

When we are able to provide a home to another cat in need, we breathe a sigh of relief each time they reach our front door.  Once they are here, we can provide them a life of solace, health and compassion. So, when a rescue comes through our door like Scarlet the Clouded...

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Tim Harrison’s account of what happened that night in Zanesville, Ohio

By | December 19, 2012 at 8:05 pm | No comments

The following account and opinion is that of Timothy Harrison from Outreach for Animals (www.outreachforanimals.org): "I was shocked by what John Moore said because he was not with the officers when I understood the actual shooting began. The cages were all cut so as the...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes Scarlet, a rare, endangered clouded leopard, home for the holidays!

The Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes Scarlet, a rare, endangered clouded leopard, home for the holidays!

By | November 20, 2012 at 4:50 am | No comments

A curator for a city zoo saw the posting about Bhutan the Snow Leopard on The Wildcat Sanctuary's Facebook page and it inspired her to contact the Sanctuary about providing a home for their clouded leopard, Scarlet. Scarlet is a 12 year old female that arrived at the zoo...

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Minnesota rescued bobcats – update, photos

Minnesota rescued bobcats – update, photos

By | October 20, 2012 at 4:50 pm | No comments

It’s been a few months since Stelter, Brianna, Felicity, and Hamlin were rescued and brought to our Sanctuary.  And my, oh my, how life has changed for them! You can tell, from these pictures, that they're so happy they literally kiss the ground they walk on!! No longer...

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The story of Bhutan the very special Snow Leopard.

The story of Bhutan the very special Snow Leopard.

By | October 19, 2012 at 9:54 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) was supposed to welcome a very special resident.  “Bhutan,” a 10-year-old snow leopard had been retired from an AZA accredited zoo and TWS had been chosen for his forever home....but that has now changed. Bhutan was residing at the zoo as part...

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1 year anniversary of Zanesville massacre – sign the No More Wild Pets pledge!

1 year anniversary of Zanesville massacre – sign the No More Wild Pets pledge!

By | October 18, 2012 at 8:08 pm | No comments

October 18th marks the one-year anniversary of the Zanesville, Ohio massacre in which owner Terry Thompson released a menagerie of his wild animals and then took his own life. When the carnage was over, 49 animals were killed, including 18 Bengal tigers, 17 lions, six black...

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Four bobcats in immediate need of our help

Four bobcats in immediate need of our help

By | July 23, 2012 at 5:13 pm | No comments

Recently, we received a call from a Minnesota owner of four bobcats looking to relinquish them. His 3-year old granddaughter had a very close call while near one of the cages and the owner was also scratched severely, requiring stitches. We don’t have much more...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary gains Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries accreditation

The Wildcat Sanctuary gains Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries accreditation

By | July 20, 2012 at 5:18 pm | No comments

The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) has announced that The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) in Sandstone, MN has achieved GFAS Accreditation. “The accreditation committee was impressed with every aspect of The Wildcat Sanctuary,” said Patty Finch, Executive Director...

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Bats for Cats – Original Batman Art to benefit The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | June 3, 2012 at 2:10 pm | No comments

Do you love Batman?  Do you love cats?  Then you will love Bats for Cats! Bats for cats is an ebay auction fundraiser featuring original Batman themed art from very talented artists and comics.  Make sure to check out all the pieces for auction here. The auction runs...

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