Max the cougar from the Catskill Game Farm

At TWS, our donors truly are our family

By | February 3, 2012 at 6:02 pm | No comments

Naomi Wikane grew up on a farm respecting all animals, both domestic and wild.  She watched cats do what they do best on a farm, keep the mice/rat population down.  She watched chickens provide eggs.  She enjoyed the companionship of dogs. But, Naomi was shocked to find...

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Valentine’s Day – The Difference a Simple Card can Make

By | February 2, 2012 at 10:47 pm | No comments

A decade ago, Eileen and Carl Adamec received a very special Valentine’s Day card from a friend.  It was a card that would change their lives and open their hearts to a whole new circle of friends. Their friend, Linda Baumann, sent them a Valentine’s Day card from The...

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Bengal Tigers Titan and Lilly.

The Wolfs have a love for tigers!

By | January 12, 2012 at 10:06 pm | No comments

Joe and Shirley Wolf have been TWS donors for almost five years and support the Sanctuary because of their love for wild cats.  As Joe said “I have always been fascinated by tigers:  they are beautiful but at the same time powerful.  They will always be wild, no matter how...

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Watch the wild cats tear into their holiday gifts!

By | December 30, 2011 at 3:01 pm | No comments

How do exotic cats celebrate Christmas? Watch this video and see them play in freshly fallen snow, get prepared for Santa and tear into their gifts Christmas morning! Happy Holidays...

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Cody the cougar.

Cody the cougar gets treatment for his arthritis.

By | December 28, 2011 at 3:19 am | No comments

Cody the cougar still feels pain from his past abuse. Unfortunately due to his terrible four-paw declaw and the fact that he was facing starvation, he is having pain from severe arthritis. It is essential that cats get the proper nourishment in that this keeps fluid in...

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Leisha the lynx has exciting news for the holidays!

By | December 19, 2011 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Many people go home for the holidays! Well at TWS this week, residents moved to bigger homes for the holidays, including Leisha the Eurasian Lynx. Because of your generosity, earlier this month tigers Ekaterina and Sierra moved into their new free-roaming habitat in Wild...

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Where Should The Cities 97 Sampler 23 Proceeds Go?

By | December 7, 2011 at 11:29 pm | No comments

This year, Cities 97 received 412 applications from local Minnesota charities for Sampler proceeds. It is your dollars that purchase the Cities Sampler each year and they feel your input is vital to how they distribute the nearly $800,000 raised from the sale of Sampler 23 so...

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Aztec returns to TWS – Leaving a legacy for your pets

By | November 23, 2011 at 7:16 pm | No comments

In memory 2012 Today, I had to say goodbye to a friend and teacher. He had a way of making everyone he came in contact with feel very special, especially me.  Over a decade, he had returned to the Sanctuary three times.  Each time, it was after his caregiver had passed...

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Dragon the serval told us it was time to let go

By | November 14, 2011 at 7:21 pm | No comments

We have experienced a devastating loss here at the Sanctuary this week.  Dragon the serval has passed and left us with unanswered questions why.  He was a happy healthy cat one day then the next was severely ill.  Our team of vets drew blood, took x-rays and ran tests but...

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Your votes won $25K for the cats!

By | November 10, 2011 at 3:39 pm | No comments

November 22nd - Your votes won $25K for TWS’ cats!  1,714 of you voted for The Wildcat Sanctuary in the Chase Community Giving Program and it paid off!  Thank you. Are you aware that The Wildcat Sanctuary is participating in the Chase community giving program on...

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