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Pandora – one very special cat from one of the biggest rescues in history

By | November 16, 2016 at 11:12 am | No comments

Help us provide her future The Wildcat Sanctuary recently participated in what’s being called “the largest rescue of big cats in U.S. history.”  With over 110 big cats in need of homes, the numbers could feel overwhelming.  We’re forever grateful for the organizations...

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Double your donation on Give to the Max Day – November 17!

By | November 15, 2016 at 12:46 pm | No comments

    There appears to be very high traffic on the Give to Max Day site which is not allowing people to give.  You might try the link later: https://www.givemn.org/organization/Wildcat-Sanctuary We don’t want to miss your gift for the cats!  Therefore, here are...

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Orphaned bobcat kittens create their own special family at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | October 11, 2016 at 8:14 am | No comments

Imagine you’re walking along a path outdoors, you see two little balls of fur on the dirt path in front of you. They’re meowing. Loudly. No mother is in sight. You’re worried for them and you don’t want to leave them in harm’s way. You scoop them up and bring them...

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Newly rescued bobcat kitten is named Autumn

By | October 9, 2016 at 5:12 am | No comments

Surviving bobcat kitten given second chance after mom and sibling struck by car UPDATE 9-29-16 Thank you to the thousands of well-wishers who submitted name suggestions for this little girl.  It was hard to keep up with all the names and some of the great meanings behind...

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What is CITES and why should animal lovers care?

By | October 3, 2016 at 10:50 am | No comments

What does CITES stand for? CITES is a global treaty regulating international trade of threatened and endangered species of wildlife and plants. CITES stands for The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Its aim is to ensure that...

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Jungle Boogie – A wild night to benefit the cats!

By | September 29, 2016 at 11:37 am | No comments

Thank you to everyone who came together to make this year’s Jungle Boogie a wonderful success! Our annual gala is an important event for us to be able to connect with our supporters in a fun and celebratory way. Big ROARs of appreciation to our event sponsors -...

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Help give a heated building to bobcat Baby Jenga

By | September 26, 2016 at 5:27 pm | No comments

Thank you to everyone who helped us meet our goal!  The building should be delivered by mid-October, and then we will add the finishing touches! All of us, including Baby Jenga, thank you from the bottom of our hearts!     In the wild bobcats love the...

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The Dodo covers rescue of four orphaned cougar kittens by The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:41 am | No comments

Cougar Brother And Sister Form A New Family With Two Other Orphans Aug. 22, 2016 The capture of Storm and Snow might best be described as a tale of two kitties. The cougar siblings, just a few months old, had lost their mother and desperately needed a...

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So you think you want a Bengal cat like Thor – think again!

By | August 26, 2016 at 1:17 pm | No comments

The internet is buzzing about Thor, a Bengal cat with gorgeous fur. "I want one, too!" But do you? Really?? Having rescued 57 hybrid cats and referring so many more to other sanctuaries, we know a lot about cats like Thor. And it's not all what the breeders...

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Animal Planet to feature cougar kitten Snow’s incredible rescue!

By | August 17, 2016 at 7:59 pm | No comments

It was an amazing coincidence that producers of Animal Planet's RUGGED JUSTICE show happened to be in Washington State when a call came in about orphaned cougar kittens in need of rescue. What happened that day and how close they came to being lost will amaze you! Be sure...

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