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Animal Planet to feature cougar kitten Snow’s incredible rescue!

By | August 17, 2016 at 7:59 pm | No comments

It was an amazing coincidence that producers of Animal Planet's RUGGED JUSTICE show happened to be in Washington State when a call came in about orphaned cougar kittens in need of rescue. What happened that day and how close they came to being lost will amaze you! Be sure...

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“But Mama, where did the tiger cub go?”

By | July 26, 2016 at 3:04 pm | No comments

What's the ONE most important thing you can do to reduce the number of big cats in need of rescue? Submit your comments today to the USDA asking them to STOP allowing public contact with dangerous animals - cubs or adults. If we want to help end the non-stop breeding by...

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Help us welcome 16-year-old cougar Max to his forever home!

By | July 26, 2016 at 10:00 am | No comments

It's been several months since cougar Max arrived at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  He has settled in very well and enjoys his wooded space and flat ground.  His favorite spot is his outdoor hammock. See him enjoying his new space. ...

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Help us create wild spaces for the wild at heart!

By | July 25, 2016 at 11:19 pm | No comments

The Move Thank you for making tigers Caesar and Logan's move to their new habitats possible!!     The Project Because of YOU, the Bob Barker Animal Building and Feline Meadows new habitats are almost complete!  Caesar and Logan will be moving in near the end of...

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T.E.A.M. – Treating The Entire Animal at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | July 19, 2016 at 6:52 pm | No comments

It can be easy to think that, with just a little TLC, you can turn around the life of a rescued resident.  In the best case scenarios, that can happen.  But, more often than not, the cats that come to the Sanctuary have extreme medical conditions, unknown history and,...

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Bob Barker’s $50,000 Match Challenge to benefit Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | June 22, 2016 at 8:10 am | No comments

BREAKING NEWS! The Wildcat Sanctuary just received a generous $50,000 challenge grant from legendary Bob Barker and the DJ&T Foundation. This means every dollar received by August 31 (up to $50,000) will be matched! Since we need to raise over $100,000 to build an...

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Lions, Tigers & Beers for The Wildcat Sanctuary – oh my!

By | June 3, 2016 at 3:01 pm | No comments

THANK YOU FOR A PAWESOME EVENT! OVER $11,000 WAS RAISED FOR THE CATS!   WHERE: Northdown Taproom Chicago, Illinois DETAILS HERE! Have you heard the buzz about Lions, Tigers and Beers? Be sure you follow the fun on Facebook HERE! It started as an idea by some Chicago...

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A heartbreaking diagnosis for little Esteban, a Savannah cat

By | May 23, 2016 at 4:38 pm | No comments

Esteban now has his wings I knew this day would come.  I even prayed that when it was time, there would be a clear sign and it would go fast.  We knew he was terminal, and we didn’t want him to suffer.  Even though all of that came true, it still doesn’t make...

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Big cats visit the dentist at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | May 7, 2016 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Open up and say ahhhh! Does your dentist work on the weekend? Luckily for many big cats, the dental professionals from the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation do. In fact, they travel around the world all year long assuring exotic animals in need receive...

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Scared Cougar Cubs Had No One — So They Made Their Own Family

By | April 30, 2016 at 10:40 pm | No comments

Four cougar kittens who lost everything — including their mothers and their freedom to roam in the wild — are now recovering from their various traumas, together, as a solid family unit. Snow and Storm were the first two cougar kittens to arrive at Minnesota's Wildcat...

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