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Bob Barker’s $50,000 Match Challenge to benefit Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | June 22, 2016 at 8:10 am | No comments

BREAKING NEWS! The Wildcat Sanctuary just received a generous $50,000 challenge grant from legendary Bob Barker and the DJ&T Foundation. This means every dollar received by August 31 (up to $50,000) will be matched! Since we need to raise over $100,000 to build an...

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Lions, Tigers & Beers for The Wildcat Sanctuary – oh my!

By | June 3, 2016 at 3:01 pm | No comments

THANK YOU FOR A PAWESOME EVENT! OVER $11,000 WAS RAISED FOR THE CATS!   WHERE: Northdown Taproom Chicago, Illinois DETAILS HERE! Have you heard the buzz about Lions, Tigers and Beers? Be sure you follow the fun on Facebook HERE! It started as an idea by some Chicago...

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A heartbreaking diagnosis for little Esteban, a Savannah cat

By | May 23, 2016 at 4:38 pm | No comments

Esteban now has his wings I knew this day would come.  I even prayed that when it was time, there would be a clear sign and it would go fast.  We knew he was terminal, and we didn’t want him to suffer.  Even though all of that came true, it still doesn’t make...

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Big cats visit the dentist at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | May 7, 2016 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Open up and say ahhhh! Does your dentist work on the weekend? Luckily for many big cats, the dental professionals from the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation do. In fact, they travel around the world all year long assuring exotic animals in need receive...

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Lilly, the case of the disappearing tiger cub mascot

By | May 4, 2016 at 3:42 pm | No comments

“Obie.”  It’s a strange name for a tiger, isn’t it? But, it comes with a lot of meaning behind it. For over 45 years, Massillon Ohio’s high school has had a tiger cub bred specifically to parade around for a few months as a  live tiger mascot for their football...

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Scared Cougar Cubs Had No One — So They Made Their Own Family

By | April 30, 2016 at 10:40 pm | No comments

Four cougar kittens who lost everything — including their mothers and their freedom to roam in the wild — are now recovering from their various traumas, together, as a solid family unit. Snow and Storm were the first two cougar kittens to arrive at Minnesota's Wildcat...

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Thank you for participating in the Miracle Match!

By | April 25, 2016 at 2:53 pm | No comments

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Miracle Match!!  You're our Animal Angels! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPGNEIzlECs[/embed] The results are in and, with your help, we met our MIRACLE MATCH of $68,500 and then some! In fact, we raised over four months of...

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What ever happened to Como the white tiger?

By | April 25, 2016 at 2:29 pm | No comments

The box read “Interstate Meat Dist., Inc.” This morning, I entered my office to find a large cardboard box with the words “Interstate Meat Dist., Inc.” on the side. It stopped me in my tracks.  As I approached, a wave of emotion came over me.  One so strong, it made...

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How do you help unrelated, orphaned cougar kittens form a family unit?

By | April 1, 2016 at 3:56 pm | No comments

Imagine the terror of watching your mother die, then you being darted, tranquilized, captured, put in a holding cell and later transported by plane to a strange place. The trauma of what these four orphaned cougar kittens endured before arriving at The Wildcat Sanctuary would...

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Sylvester the lion’s escape – what his story illustrates

By | March 30, 2016 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Does an African wild lion named Sylvester owe his life being spared to Facebook and, in some small way, to a sanctuary in the middle of Minnesota? We’ve seen the power of social media in so many areas of unrest around the world. For The Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota,...

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