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What’s the cost of a hybrid wild cat like a Bengal or Savannah?

By | January 9, 2016 at 1:14 pm | No comments

The true cost will shock you! Stories about early-generation hybrid wild cats are so often the same - and so disturbing. Yet the general public simply sees the beauty of the cat, the gorgeous markings of the fur and asks, "how much?" They'll pay ridiculous amounts of money to...

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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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#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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The Big Cats and all of us give thanks to YOU!!

By | November 24, 2015 at 11:44 am | No comments

It's the end of the day and, as with most days, we're here late reviewing the long list of items we want to accomplish for the cats. But, thinking of what YOU helped us do over this past year, I can't help but smile. In the midst of looking at the "to do" list in front of me,...

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YOU caused an uproar for the cats on Give to the Max Day!

By | November 13, 2015 at 11:16 am | No comments

Thanks to amazing people across the globe, we crushed our goal and raised over $100,000* on Give to the Max Day. Here is how it breaks down: $86,758 – online gifts (in the spirit of giving, we included gifts that came in after midnight.) $17,970   offline gifts...

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