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Miracle Match a Roaring Success

By | May 22, 2013 at 10:28 pm | No comments

This years Miracle Match proves how a donation of any size can produce miraculous results.  Our amazing donors raised an unprecedented $203,260 for the cats during this years Match from March 1st to April 30th.  Thank you just isn't enough!  After the incredible snow fall we...

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PEIVDF Performs Dental Care for 4 TWS Residents

By | May 20, 2013 at 4:41 pm | No comments

A team of 10 dentists from The Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation performed dental work on four cats this weekend.  This is the third Mission PEIVDF has done at TWS and we couldn't be more grateful for their help.  PEIVDF travels all around the country to...

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Scarlet the Clouded Leopard’s Surgery a Success!

By | May 17, 2013 at 6:00 pm | No comments

For those of you who don't know Scarlet's story, she came to us with a horrible infection on her rear end. This was likely due to incontinence which could be from a genetic malformation.  We have been treating this with antibiotics for months and finally it was cleared up...

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Wildcat Sanctuary receives support after snow damage – Thank You!

By | April 29, 2013 at 2:43 pm | No comments

Thank you supporters and volunteers! Wow, what a difference a week makes. I can't believe how much can change in such a short time, from a devastating snow storm that damaged enclosures, to warm sunny days. One thing remains unchanged - that we have the BEST supporters in the...

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With over $100,000 of damage, your help is vital to our recovery

By | April 22, 2013 at 4:41 pm | No comments

In the 13 years of running this Sanctuary, I've never experienced anything like this. It's been a whirlwind, after a severe storm dumped over 2 feet of ice and snow on The Wildcat Sanctuary.   What a devastating few days! Inside view of enclosure that concaved The...

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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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Wildcat Sanctuary sustains damage from heavy snow

By | April 19, 2013 at 9:06 pm | No comments

April 19, 2013 Wildcat Sanctuary sustains damage from heavy snow Several hybrid cat enclosures that contain domestic cats were damaged overnight after more than two feet of ice and snow built up on the roofs of the enclosures. Executive Director Tammy Thies said there...

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20 years was still too short – Good-bye Halifax the serval

By | April 11, 2013 at 3:34 pm | No comments

In Memory 2013 We said goodbye to our dear friend Halifax this week.  At 20 years old, he was an inspiration for my spirit.  I remember learning how old he was when I first started five years ago and being surprised at how virile and full of life he still was.  He loved...

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Your gift today allows tigers like Lilly to make it against the odds! Through April 30th, your gift will be doubled.

By | March 11, 2013 at 2:00 pm | No comments

Your gift helps cats like Lilly!  And your gift will be doubled through April 30! Tigress Lilly made it against the odds. Lilly was born around 1996 at a pseudo sanctuary in southern Minnesota.  The facility closed down after a white tiger bit a young girl and owners were...

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‘Pet’ wildcats are vanishing from private captivity

By | February 4, 2013 at 5:27 pm | No comments

  First, the tiger attacked the boy. Then came the lion. They bit him and dragged him, and when it was over, 10-year-old Russell LaLa would be paralyzed for life in Morrison County. Cynthia Gamble's 550-pound pet tiger Tango mauled her to death in her Pine County...

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