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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The sad loss of Issy, our Bengal cat

By | October 3, 2012 at 4:14 pm | No comments

We have another very sad loss to share with you.  Our beautiful Bengal cat Issy has passed from soft tissue cancer. This has been a very emotional month for all the staff and volunteers here.  Issy’s passing came so suddenly and is still a shock to us all.  She gave only...

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Princess Savannah the serval passes on

By | September 24, 2012 at 2:40 pm | No comments

I believe that every cat at the Sanctuary is special in their own unique way and so many have left paw prints on my heart, but there are those certain cats that no matter how down you are or how bad you think you have it just by looking into their eyes your spirit is lifted. ...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, In Memory

Thank you to the team at Owens Companies Inc.

By | September 10, 2012 at 1:47 pm | No comments

Thank you to Richard, Rolland and Aaron of Owens Companies Inc. for donating their services and time to install the mechanics of the new walk-in freezer!!  We always encourage our supporters to use companies who give back!  Please think of Owens next time you need heating or...

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When a tiger dies in a backyard, who is at fault?

By | September 6, 2012 at 10:49 pm | No comments

UPDATE:  One of YOU, our supporters, forwarded our enewsletter on to the media and one station listened. KSTP just aired a story regarding “Delta” and “Ohio”. The necropsy report showed that “Delta” died from stomach cancer. There is nothing anyone could have...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, Rescues

Four Minnesota bobcats rescued by The Wildcat Sanctuary VIDEO

By | August 21, 2012 at 9:06 pm | No comments

Updated: 08/02/2012 8:10 PM Created: 08/02/2012 5:30 PM By: Joe Mazan Some call them pets, but for most they're illegal to own. The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone rescued four bobcats near Mankato Thursday. The owner gave up the cats after he was...

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Bobcats named to start their new life at The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | August 13, 2012 at 1:41 pm | No comments

The four bobcats that were recently rescued from a backyard in Minnesota are settling in at The Wildcat Sanctuary. Because of your ongoing support, we were able to provide a second chance for these four. Recently, all received their intake exams.  Three of the four will...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, General, Rescues, Updates

“Appropriate” Pet Photo Contest

By | August 10, 2012 at 10:11 pm | No comments

Is your pet dog or cat the most adorable, the funniest, the cutest?  Now's your chance to show them off by entering them in our "Appropriate" Pet Photo contest! We'd love to feature the winning pet's photo as part of our No More Wild Pets campaign and on our website! To...

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With your help, 4 Bobcats will find sanctuary at TWS

By | July 31, 2012 at 3:13 pm | No comments

When we got the call about four bobcats in need of rescue here in Minnesota, we knew we had to do something. The more we’re learning, the more determined we are to get them here as quickly as possible. These bobcats live in a 4’ x 8’ cage. They were purchased with the...

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All paws up to World’s Best Cat Litter!

By | July 26, 2012 at 9:25 pm | No comments

Both keepers and cats were delighted this week with a gift from World’s Best Cat Litter. The Iowa-based company donated 360 7.5kg bags and 27 15kg bags of litter. World’s Best Cat Litter is the only litter on the market made from whole-kernel corn. With more than 30...

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