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Couple Hospitalized After Playing With Lion Cub

By | June 11, 2013 at 8:06 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_11324" align="alignright" width="300"] Two white lion cubs at Ukutula Lion Park and Lodge.[/caption] A South African couple has been hospitalized after what they were hoping to be just a fun play date with a lion cub. Manie and Angelique Visser were in...

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Join us for Lions, Tigers and Beers!

By | June 4, 2013 at 6:00 pm | No comments

Off Color's hibiscus gose: One of the 50 or so beers at Northdown's amazing Lions, Tigers & Beers                 Posted                            by Philip...

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Join us at the Edina Art Fair!

By | May 28, 2013 at 5:13 pm | No comments

We'll be at the Edina Art Fair this weekend. Stop by and see the beautiful art created by our...

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Lions, Tigers & Beers – June 5 2013

Lions, Tigers & Beers – June 5 2013

By | May 23, 2013 at 2:08 am | No comments

Lions, Tigers and Beers, Oh My! Wednesday June 5, 2013 Northdown Café & Tap 3244 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL  60657   All day & night!  11 am – 2 am http://www.northdownchicago.com/wildcat/   Northdown Tap is hosting this...

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Miracle Match a Roaring Success

Miracle Match a Roaring Success

By | May 22, 2013 at 10:28 pm | No comments

This years Miracle Match proves how a donation of any size can produce miraculous results.  Our amazing donors raised an unprecedented $203,260 for the cats during this years Match from March 1st to April 30th.  Thank you just isn't enough!  After the incredible snow fall we...

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PEIVDF Performs Dental Care for 4 TWS Residents

PEIVDF Performs Dental Care for 4 TWS Residents

By | May 20, 2013 at 4:41 pm | No comments

A team of 10 dentists from The Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation performed dental work on four cats this weekend.  This is the third Mission PEIVDF has done at TWS and we couldn't be more grateful for their help.  PEIVDF travels all around the country to...

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Scarlet the Clouded Leopard’s Surgery a Success!

Scarlet the Clouded Leopard’s Surgery a Success!

By | May 17, 2013 at 6:00 pm | No comments

For those of you who don't know Scarlet's story, she came to us with a horrible infection on her rear end. This was likely due to incontinence which could be from a genetic malformation.  We have been treating this with antibiotics for months and finally it was cleared up...

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Wildcat Sanctuary receives support after snow damage – Thank You!

By | April 29, 2013 at 2:43 pm | No comments

Thank you supporters and volunteers! Wow, what a difference a week makes. I can't believe how much can change in such a short time, from a devastating snow storm that damaged enclosures, to warm sunny days. One thing remains unchanged - that we have the BEST supporters in the...

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With over $100,000 of damage, your help is vital to our recovery

With over $100,000 of damage, your help is vital to our recovery

By | April 22, 2013 at 4:41 pm | No comments

In the 13 years of running this Sanctuary, I've never experienced anything like this. It's been a whirlwind, after a severe storm dumped over 2 feet of ice and snow on The Wildcat Sanctuary.   What a devastating few days! Inside view of enclosure that concaved The...

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Volunteers help dig Sanctuary out and make repairs after damage from snow storm

Volunteers help dig Sanctuary out and make repairs after damage from snow storm

By | April 20, 2013 at 3:36 pm | No comments

Clean-up begins today after a severe snow storm caused damage to The Wildcat Sanctuary. Volunteers arrived with skidsteers and UTVs plows to help clear roads and paths.  Other volunteers cleared snow from enclosure roofs and began repairs on damaged habitats. Staff and...

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