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.

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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We miss you so much Rori and wish you a safe journey sweet girl

By | October 19, 2012 at 8:29 pm | No comments

In Memory – October 2012 Back in 2007 we welcomed Rori the bengal to the Sanctuary. Her tiny feet stepped out of her transport crate and into our hearts forever. She was a shy and independent little girl, but loved the undivided attention of humans. Sadly, these little feet...

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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

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...

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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...

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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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