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Rescued Wildcats Form An Inseparable Bond

By | June 19, 2016 at 9:03 pm | No comments

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxMOSs3Mft4[/embed] In the woods of Minnesota, lies a beautiful sanctuary where rescued wildcats go to live happy, carefree lives. This beautiful story is about The Wildcat Sanctuary and an unbelievable friendship that formed...

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Tiger Torn From Mom Gets Paraded Around At Football Games

By | June 17, 2016 at 10:19 am | No comments

For 45 years, Massillon Washington High School has been parading baby tigers onto its field during football games, replacing each animal as soon as they grow too big. Lilly was one of those tigers. Lilly at Massillon Washington High School. PHOTO SOURCE...

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Minnesota’s shameful secret: Exotic animals kept captive as pets and for exhibits

By | June 4, 2016 at 1:38 pm | No comments

There are an estimated 1,000 big cats living in captivity in Minnesota, animals that will never live in the wild. The Wildcat Sanctuary Mayfield, New York resident Steve Salton's weakness for very large cats dates back years. It started in 2005...

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Big cats, clean teeth thanks to veterinary anesthesiologists

By | June 2, 2016 at 3:53 pm | No comments

Photo by Tammy Thies Just like people, big cats need to maintain teeth health too. But keeping their teeth healthy is easier said than done. To ensure that dentists can safely clean and fix the animal’s teeth, an experienced anesthesiology team is...

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Give monthly by joining our Monthly Pride!

By | May 4, 2016 at 10:54 pm | No comments

[gravityform id="1" title="false" description="false"] Join our Monthly Pride! 12 gifts in 12 months makes you a guardian to the cats!  Guardians are important to our residents.  In fact, you are the backbone that sustains their safe home. The Monthly Pride is a group...

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Cougar Steps In To Guide His Best Friend When She Goes Blind

By | April 14, 2016 at 5:29 pm | No comments

Liberty, a 14-year-old cougar who lives at the Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota, has lost the majority of her eyesight — but she has one constant in her life to keep her company. His name is Raja. Raja, along with another cougar named Tasha, came to the sanctuary in...

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Unlikely friendship forms between animals at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | March 23, 2016 at 4:20 pm | No comments

WATCH NEWS VIDEO REPORT HERE SANDSTONE, Minn. - An unexpected bond has formed between two animals at the Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone. A friendship is blossoming between Shazam, a black leopard whose jaguar friend died last year and Nikita, a white tiger. Nikita...

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Lynx Kept As A Pet For 13 Years Walks Outside For The First Time

By | March 15, 2016 at 9:10 pm | No comments

Coverage of Cleo the lynx' rescue by The Dodo By Zainab Akande    Mar. 15, 2016 Before arriving at Minnesota's Wildcat Sanctuary, Cleo, a Canada lynx, had never been outside. For 13 years, she was kept as an indoor pet, so she had no idea what it was like to...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary speaks out against barbaric practice of breeding white tigers

By | March 13, 2016 at 3:21 pm | No comments

PHOTO: Zoos often "trick" people into thinking white tigers need conservation however white tigers are purposely inbred by zoos as tourist attractions. (Reuters: Mariana Bazo) The facts on white tigers: Inbreeding 'for beauty and tourism dollars' By Paige Cockburn Updated...

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Help Keep A Wild One warm this winter

By | December 16, 2015 at 1:10 am | No comments

What's a rescued African Serval supposed to do on a cold Minnesota winter day? Cuddle with a friend in a warm and cozy hammock! That is, if you're O’Malley and live at the Wildcat Sanctuary. Your support brings happiness to O’Malley every day now that he's at his...

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