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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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TWS Extends Sympathy to Wildcat Haven During Time of Crisis

By | November 10, 2013 at 3:42 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary extends their deepest sympathies to the staff, volunteers and family of Wildcat Haven in Oregon after a keeper was killed during a tragic accident yesterday. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire wildcat rescue community today, especially...

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Good-Bye to Makisha, a very strong and independent bobcat

Good-Bye to Makisha, a very strong and independent bobcat

By | November 9, 2013 at 6:51 pm | No comments

October 28 2013 We are so sorry to have to tell you that we had to say goodbye to Makisha, a very strong and independent bobcat this weekend.  Earlier this summer we had noticed Makisha limping.  She was seen by the vet and had a large cyst or tumor on one of her front...

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Sanctuaries around the country step-up to support The Wildcat Sanctuary

Sanctuaries around the country step-up to support The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 8, 2013 at 7:38 pm | No comments

The care of the cats has always been the top priority at The Wildcat Sanctuary, and today is no different. “During this time of transition, we are so grateful to the amazing sanctuaries who have stepped up to ensure excellent care for our rescued residents.  They are...

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An update from The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 5, 2013 at 2:25 am | No comments

Dear Supporters, I’ve spent the past 15 years as the founder and Executive Director at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  Over the years, TWS has grown and changed.  Several months ago I moved to the role of Director of Development & Fundraising at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  As of...

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Beginning November 1, you can schedule your gift for Give to the Max Day!

Beginning November 1, you can schedule your gift for Give to the Max Day!

By | October 31, 2013 at 7:43 pm | No comments

Beginning on November 1, 2013, you may "schedule" your donations for Give to the Max Day. Between November 1 and November 14, your donation will automatically be deducted from your credit or debit card at midnight on November 14 making it eligible for the Golden Ticket drawing...

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TWS attends National Big Cat Sanctuary Workshop

By | October 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary was honored to attend the Big Cat Sanctuary Workshop in North Carolina this past weekend.  The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) co-sponsored the event.  There were 22 big cat sanctuaries...

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Northdown Taproom hosts Lions, Tigers and Beers event to benefit TWS!

Northdown Taproom hosts Lions, Tigers and Beers event to benefit TWS!

By | October 5, 2013 at 9:07 pm | No comments

Thank you Northdown Café Taproom! Lions, Tigers and Beers is an annual fundraiser hosted by Northdown Café Taproom in Chicago, IL to benefit The Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota. Along with top breweries in the world, they bring in the rarest beer for a day of great drinking...

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Genomes of big cats revealed

Genomes of big cats revealed

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:11 pm | No comments

By Helen Briggs BBC News International scientists have mapped the genomes of the tiger, lion and snow leopard, in conservation efforts to protect endangered species. The research give clues to how big cats evolved to become top predators with superior muscle strength and a...

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USDA Animal Care Seeks Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Veterinary Care

By | September 13, 2013 at 7:15 pm | No comments

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service sent this bulletin at 09/13/2013 10:19 AM EDT USDA’s Animal Care unit enforces the Animal Welfare Act – the federal law requiring that humane care and treatment be provided to certain animals that are: exhibited to the...

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