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Plush tigers bring kids comfort while spreading the message of No More Wild Pets

Plush tigers bring kids comfort while spreading the message of No More Wild Pets

By | December 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm | No comments

Some months ago, we put out the call for plush tiger donations.  How exciting it was to have our mailbox filled with tigers when you didn't even know how they would be used.  The office has, literally, been drowning in stuffed tigers! Our vision was for a PR event that...

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Resident Spotlight- Spring

By | December 3, 2013 at 2:28 am | No comments

Spring spent the first nine years of his life in a flimsy wire cage.  He was extremely bonded to his owners and did not know he was a cougar.  In fact, I still don’t think he’s sure.  When he first came to the sanctuary, everything frightened him, even his tiny bobcat...

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Holiday enrichment for the cats of TWS!

Holiday enrichment for the cats of TWS!

By | November 29, 2013 at 4:57 pm | No comments

Make a holiday wish come true for one of the TWS cats – purchase toys they love for any TWS resident at:  http://www.sanctuarysupplies.com/sanctuary_wishlist.asp?id=1009 When you think of animal care, a few things usually come to mind such as diet preparation, cleaning...

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TWS grieves the loss of two wildcat advocates

By | November 20, 2013 at 3:41 pm | No comments

The big cat world lost two very special advocates recently.  Both were not only respected in their field but were also friends of us at TWS.  Each will be deeply missed. Dr. Ron Tilson Ron Tilson, well known tiger conservationist, passed away this week.  Dr. Tilson...

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American Sanctuary Association supports Tammy Thies

By | November 15, 2013 at 2:18 pm | No comments

              To Whom It May Concern: The American Sanctuary Association fully supports and endorses The Wildcat Sanctuary and Tammy Thies.  TWS is a model sanctuary that has been an accredited member of our...

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I support Tammy Thies and The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 15, 2013 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Greetings, I just wanted to take a moment to share a few thoughts with you, regarding The Wildcat Sanctuary and the amazing Tammy Thies. I have had the privilege of knowing Ms. Thies for 5 years now. I have known her, first, as a personal hero and pioneer for animal...

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Volunteers and donors support Tammy Thies as Executive Director

By | November 15, 2013 at 1:55 pm | No comments

To Whom it May Concern: I was shocked to receive the email that Tammy Thies has stepped down from Director.  Not knowing where this has come from it concerns me for the sake of the animals.  SHE is the founder of TWS.  SHE has given up so much of her life for the rescue...

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IFAW sends letter of appreciation for founder Tammy Thies

By | November 15, 2013 at 1:48 pm | No comments

        Gail Plewacki, Board Chairperson The Wildcat Sanctuary PO Box 314 Sandstone, MN 55072 Dear Ms. Gail Plewacki: I would like to express my appreciation towards the positive relationship the International Fund for Animal Welfare...

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You made Give to the Max Day a wild success!

You made Give to the Max Day a wild success!

By | November 14, 2013 at 4:36 pm | No comments

Amazing!  Your generosity raised over $58,000 for the cats in one day.  Thank you. We cannot express our gratitude enough for each of you that supported TWS yesterday! I was watching Carlo, the cougar, having so much fun playing with his ball and how his life at TWS mainly...

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Animal Support Grant given towards free roaming habitat

By | November 13, 2013 at 11:12 pm | No comments

The cofounders of Animal Support, Dr. Michael Omidi, Maria Abaca, and Julian Omidi, recently received the appreciation of The Wildcat Sanctuary for helping to fund new facilities to house wild cats at the sanctuary. “We are a sanctuary for animals; a place of refuge where...

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