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Sounds of the Sanctuary – MN Public Radio

By | May 7, 2011 at 12:19 am | No comments

by Marc Sanchez, Minnesota Public Radio October 15, 2010 Sandstone, Minn. — When people think of all the animals that call Minnesota home - bears, deer, rabbits, loons - most tend to leave out the African cats. Lions, tigers, and leopards are a few of the breeds housed...

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Tractor the Bobcat Receives Hip Surgery

By | April 11, 2011 at 12:00 am | One comment

January 2010 LAKE ELMO, Minn. (WCCO) — Locked in a cage, a bobcat named Tractor growled while waiting to be anesthetized. “It’s hard to communicate to him that this is better...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary Participates in Food Study with Nature’s Variety

By | April 8, 2011 at 7:18 pm | No comments

Four of The Wildcat Sanctuary residents have been chosen to participate in a food study with Nature's Variety.  Safari and Sebastian, bengals, Diego a savannah and Gopher a Dachshund mix will receive Nature's Variety dry and raw Instinct varieties. This will be the second...

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Big Cats get a Big Help from Northlanders

By | March 26, 2011 at 5:03 pm | No comments

Fox 21 News DULUTH - Northlanders come together tonight for the annual Whiskers and Waves Gala at the Greysolon Ballroom. Proceeds from Saturday night’s wine and beer tasting go to the Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, Minn. The sanctuary is building a new free-roaming...

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5 Tigers Get a Home for the Holidays, a CNN I Report

By | January 12, 2011 at 12:16 am | No comments

December 2010 - CNN producer note BriCzar told me, 'These cats all pictured were former pets and when they have no where else to go, the Wildcat Sanctuary is there to keep them wild at heart and give them space to roam.' - hhanks,...

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Why Wild Animals Shouldn’t Be Pets

By | December 12, 2010 at 12:14 am | No comments

By Eliza McGraw December 2010 People long have been enchanted by the idea that even the wildest animals can befriend the right person. In reality, keeping a wild animal as a pet often has disastrous results — usually for the...

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Lavender Magazine Article

By | July 12, 2010 at 12:19 am | No comments

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Minnesota Tigers Get TV Time

By | March 12, 2010 at 12:19 am | No comments

Kevin Giles Star Tribune Photo credit - Jeff Wheeler March 5, 2010 Animal Planet miniseries showcases the deadly risks of keeping exotic pets The Wildcat Sanctuary and two Bengal tigers that reside there will be featured in...

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Caring for the Catskill Cats, Wildlife Watch Binocular

By | March 12, 2010 at 12:19 am | No comments

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Sanctuary in Sandstone gives rescued wildcats compassion for life

By | June 12, 2009 at 5:06 pm | No comments

By Beth Jett, FOX 21 News with photojournalist Adam Jagunich SANDSTONE - There's a place in Northern Minnesota that houses more than 100 wild cats rescued from people who forced them to be pets.  It's called the Wildcat Sanctuary, and it's celebrating its 10th year and...

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