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Wild cats find forever home in Minnesota

By | July 5, 2012 at 11:19 pm | No comments

When Meme, a Bengal tiger, arrived at the Wildcat Sanctuary she had severe arthritis, a bladder infection and open wounds on her face and hips from rubbing against her tiny cage. She was rescued from a 10’ x 10’ corn crib filled knee-high with bones. She had no insulation...

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Help the Lake Superior Zoo Flood Clean Up – Volunteer/Donate

By | June 22, 2012 at 1:34 pm | No comments

Lake Superior Zoo Flood Relief Project Underway http://www.lszoo.org/zoohappenings.html The Lake Superior Zoo is recuperating after a severe flood. Cleanup efforts have begun and extent of the damage still needs to be determined. Staff is working on developing an extensive...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary offers assistance during flooding of Lake Superior Zoo

By | June 20, 2012 at 11:09 pm | No comments

Our hearts and prayers go out to the caregivers and animals of the Lake Superior Zoo. When a tragedy like this happens, especially one of this magnitude, we will do everything we can to help. The animals come first and their needs come first, no matter what. We were in immediate...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary No More Wild Pets PSA’s win Telly Awards!

By | June 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm | No comments

We are thrilled to announce that The Wildcat Sanctuary’s No More Wild Pets public service announcements (PSA) have already won the coveted Telly Award - Bronze.  Since Telly Awards are only given in silver and bronze levels, this is a high honor indeed! The 33rd annual...

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Take the No More Wild Pets Pledge!

By | June 17, 2012 at 7:04 pm | No comments

Help us create a world of No More Wild Pets! Take the No More Wild Pets Pledge today!! Between June 18 – 28, you can help us raise 10,000 signatures and $10,000 in 10 days! It’s easy! Just sign the FREE pledge and donate to help end the captive wildlife...

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Hartwell/Pelton family – a family with wild personalities

By | June 7, 2012 at 5:41 pm | No comments

You might not expect a family with a child allergic to cats and dogs to be so devoted to wildlife.  But, that’s exactly what you’ll find with the Hartwell family.  The 5 cats they sponsor at The Wildcat Sanctuary have become such an important part of their lives that the...

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Tasha and Nikita happy to see Ohio’s new law banning exotics

By | June 6, 2012 at 5:11 pm | No comments

Governor Kasich finally signed legislation to end Ohio's reputation as "the Wild, Wild West" on June 5, 2012 . "We had virtually no rules and no regulations in terms of all this," he explained.  Now, thankfully, Ohio does. Ohio was one of a handful of states with no...

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TWS No More Wild Pets 2012 Scholarship presented to Rowan Hilty

By | June 4, 2012 at 10:00 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_8141" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="High school Senior Rowan Hilty - 2012 TWS No More Wild Pets Scholarship recipient"][/caption] The Wildcat Sanctuary was pleased to recognize East Central High School senior Rowan Hilty as the 2012 recipient...

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Warden’s killing of mtn lion cub with tailpipe exhaust is questioned

By | May 16, 2012 at 12:52 pm | No comments

A Difficult Position: How People Decided the Fate of a Mt. Lion Cub This is the mountain lion cub found in the Lubrecht Experimental Forest last May. Photo by Mae Foresta. Just before Memorial Day weekend 2011, a group of U.S. Forest Service employees was finishing a...

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‘Wild’ launch of LUSH’s Charity Pot benefits Minnesota’s Wildcat Sanctuary

By | May 9, 2012 at 11:10 pm | No comments

Ohio’s captive wildlife crisis, and the tragedy occurring there, is grabbing everyone’s attention. Sadly, for the Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, MN, it’s an issue they deal with every day. As a rescue facility for wild cats in need of refuge, the Sanctuary is hoping to...

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