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The evolution of The Wildcat Sanctuary – how it all began

By | December 28, 2015 at 9:36 am | No comments

"If I only make a fraction of the impact that Sampson and the other cats have made on me, then I am very blessed."  Tammy Thies, The Wildcat Sanctuary Founder   Days like this are when I realize how fast time flies by and how special each moment is.  Today, I’m...

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Why The Wildcat Sanctuary can’t “set them free”

By | December 20, 2015 at 8:32 pm | No comments

When we share a photo of one of our cats, one of the more frequent comments we receive is “set them free.”   And, oh, how we wish we could. Of course, we realize that every wild cat would rather be free.  No matter how natural the habitat is we provide, it’s still...

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5 reasons why we don’t offer daily tours at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | December 19, 2015 at 7:58 pm | No comments

Here at The Wildcat Sanctuary, we've made a promise to the cats in our care that they would never be exploited or exhibited for profit again. Before their arrival, so many suffered a great deal of their lives at the hands of unscrupulous exhibitors.  It takes such a long time...

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2 Orphaned Cougar Kittens receive names for the holidays!

By | December 11, 2015 at 1:21 pm | No comments

  A big thank you to all who voted on the holiday themed list of possible names for the 2 orphaned cougar kittens.  The rescued kittens arrived this week and now call The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, MN home. Drumroll please.... Welcome home for the holidays...

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Help us name our 2 new rescued cougar kittens!

By | December 7, 2015 at 2:07 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary just welcomed 2 orphaned cougar kittens home for the holidays! And we want your help naming this brother and sister!! Voting closed on Friday, December 11 at 12:00 noon CST. The winning names are Snow and Storm!!! survey software image...

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2 orphaned cougar kittens find a home for the holidays!

By | December 7, 2015 at 9:19 am | No comments

This week, The Wildcat Sanctuary was notified by the state of Washington that they had two wild orphaned cougar kittens in need of a home - within a few days. Saving these two wasn’t even a question. We knew we had to step up and act quickly.  We just received a couple of...

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When Wild Cat Interactions Go Bad – Very Bad!

By | December 2, 2015 at 10:30 am | No comments

WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS When your tabby cat gets a little frisky during play time and the claws come out, you might walk away with some serious scratches. But what about if the cat you’re playing with is a full grown cheetah? Sadly, this week, another mauling has taken...

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7 reasons why black cats love Black Friday!!

By | November 26, 2015 at 6:47 pm | No comments

Because these 7 gifts give them the 'wild at heart' life they love - what could be better than that!! Holiday Sponsorship Cards  Wouldn't your friends and family love receiving a beautiful card, featuring some of our big cats playing with snowmen, letting them know that you...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary holiday sponsorships are GRRReat gifts!

By | November 25, 2015 at 5:22 pm | No comments

The gift-giving season will be here soon, so why not vow to make it easy on yourself this year? Skip the shopping crowds and give the gift of compassion, sure to delight everyone on your holiday gift-giving list. For $24.99, we'll send your chosen recipient a special holiday...

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#GivingTuesday – another great opportunity to help the cats

By | November 25, 2015 at 2:16 pm | No comments

You've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but how about #GivingTuesday? It's a global giving day to kick-off the charitable season!  Why not join in as people around the world donate to help their favorite cause on this special day?  It's a GRRRRReat feeling knowing...

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