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Mia the cougar meets Max at the Rainbow Bridge

By | May 6, 2014 at 9:00 am | No comments

Mia – May 2014 As caregivers, the most we can ever ask for is that our animal friends live long and happy lives, and when it is their time to leave, that they pass on as peacefully as possible.  This is what we had with Mia the cougar. Mia lived a long 17 years and...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary applauds introduction of Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act HR 4525

The Wildcat Sanctuary applauds introduction of Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act HR 4525

By | May 1, 2014 at 4:07 am | No comments

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, is an important day for animals in the United States. An historic bill has been introduced in Congress that would finally end the use of wild and exotic animals in traveling circuses. Known as The Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act (TEAPA) - HR...

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A letter from the Chair of The Wildcat Sanctuary Board of Directors – Accord with AG ensures future of 100+ animals

By | April 22, 2014 at 5:27 pm | No comments

A letter from the Chair of The Wildcat Sanctuary Board of Directors: You may have seen recent news reports about an investigation into The Wildcat Sanctuary by the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office. While we’ve tried to keep you as informed as we could in the past few...

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Half a million voices strong for wild cats

Half a million voices strong for wild cats

By | April 10, 2014 at 10:45 pm | No comments

Everyone loves wild cats, right?  Or, at least, that’s what we thought when we developed our Facebook page years ago.  But, for so long, our Facebook family just didn’t seem to be growing.  We crept along, gaining fans here and there, until we slowly reached about 20,000...

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At TWS, every life is special – no matter how big or small

By | March 26, 2014 at 11:51 pm | No comments

Even though The Wildcat Sanctuary is home to big cats, over the years, we've helped several stray cats as well. It's ranged from donors contacting us about stray cats, to neighbors calling finding kittens in culverts.  But what's very interesting is that there are also stray...

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Awwwww, I want one!

Awwwww, I want one!

By | March 12, 2014 at 1:39 am | No comments

The phone rings, our heart sinks.  You know what the caller will probably be asking, “Can you take in this wild cat?” The story is often the same.  An owner who loved cats, who bought the wild cat as a cute and cuddly cub.  Who was told by the breeder that, if...

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Sponsor a Wild One

Sponsor a Wild One

By | March 3, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments

“If I were to come back as a tiger, I would want to live out my days at The Wildcat Sanctuary.” Dr. Ronald Tilson - Senior Conservation Advisor and World-Renowned Tiger Expert/Researcher   Our SPONSOR-A-WILD-ONE program let's you feel a special connection to our...

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The real A-CAT-emy Awards show premieres at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | February 26, 2014 at 7:06 pm | No comments

The film industry's Academy Awards show will be on soon, but why wait for the glitz and glam? If you're wild about cats, you won't want to miss tuning into The Wildcat Sanctuary's very own A-CAT-emy Awards show. The nominees for many different CAT-egories come from all walks...

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Grieving the loss of Sierra the tigress

Grieving the loss of Sierra the tigress

By | February 26, 2014 at 3:29 pm | No comments

In Memory -  February 2014 I sit here having to type because I don’t know what else to do.  I am beside myself. In a few short hours, we will say good-bye to a dear resident of ours.  Every loss is difficult, but this one seems so unfair.  To know that letting her go is...

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You can help Raven with his dental surgery

You can help Raven with his dental surgery

By | February 17, 2014 at 4:18 am | No comments

Everyone with a cat in the family knows the feeling you get when you notice something’s wrong. Our little Raven has always been one of the greatest eaters but, last week, we noticed a lump on his chin and a decrease in his appetite.  As with so many bengals, he’s had a...

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