TWS in the News

One Green Planet covers the story of Tasha the cougar at The Wildcat Sanctuary

One Green Planet covers the story of Tasha the cougar at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | June 1, 2014 at 12:31 pm | No comments

Keep the Wild in Your Heart, Not Your Home: The Story of Tasha the Cougar Since the day Tasha, the cougar, first set foot on the open land of The Wildcat Sanctuary, she never looked back. When Tasha arrived at her new forever home, it was the very first time she had been given...

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Local animal rights activists turn old fur coats into toys for animals

By | May 19, 2014 at 6:33 pm | No comments

Local animal activists transform old fur coats into pelts designed to protect and soothe distressed animals. In a nondescript building in South Minneapolis, a small group of volunteers — all animal-rights activists — grab handfuls of musty old furs and tear them...

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June 13th – Lions, Tigers and Beers Benefit in Chicago

June 13th – Lions, Tigers and Beers Benefit in Chicago

By | May 3, 2014 at 3:30 pm | No comments

Join us JUNE 13th for LIONS, TIGERS AND BEERS, an annual fundraiser hosted by Northdown Café Taproom in Chicago, IL. Along with top breweries in the world, they bring in the rarest beer for a day of great drinking for a great cause! This year, the...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary’s Jungle Boogie turns out to be a purrrfect evening!

The Wildcat Sanctuary’s Jungle Boogie turns out to be a purrrfect evening!

By | May 2, 2014 at 10:04 pm | No comments

Jungle Boogie, a Black Tail Event, raised over $70,000 for the rescued cats at The Wildcat Sanctuary! What a purrrrfect evening!! Sponsors, donors and guests joined the Sanctuary for a classic evening to celebrate all of the lives saved together. Guests captured this special...

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A letter from the founder, Our Financial Future

By | April 22, 2014 at 3:06 pm | No comments

As an important part of The Wildcat Sanctuary, I wanted you to know that you may hear some criticism of me and The Wildcat Sanctuary in the near future. This last year has been one of the most difficult of the 15 years I've been running The Wildcat Sanctuary.  During...

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Resident Spotlight: Jaguar Diablo Guapo

Resident Spotlight: Jaguar Diablo Guapo

By | March 15, 2014 at 8:12 pm | No comments

Diablo Guapo, a black Jaguar, resided at a big cat rescue facility in CO. Unfortunately, the facility was not receiving enough funding to continue to care for the animals. The Director made the very difficult decision to start placing animals at other facilities, undoubtedly...

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The Truth About White Tigers

The Truth About White Tigers

By | January 15, 2014 at 11:00 am | No comments

What really is a white tiger? White tigers are very popular with pseudo sanctuaries, breeders and exhibitors as they tend to bring in more visitors and more money. White tigers are a sub-species of Bengal tigers and not albino or their own species like many people think. White...

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In the heart of a rescuer

By | January 14, 2014 at 5:14 pm | No comments

This is such a poignant piece about what "rescue" really means. For all who've ever rescued an animal, you'll certainly identify with the feelings. We wish we knew who the author was so we could thank them and acknowledge them for something so moving.  "For animal lovers...

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Help Keep A Wild One warm this winter

Help Keep A Wild One warm this winter

By | December 24, 2013 at 1:10 am | No comments

What is a Bengal tiger rescued from Texas to do on a cold Minnesota Day?  Play of course.  That is if you are Ekaterina and live at the Wildcat Sanctuary. Your support brings joy to Ekaterina and every tiger that now calls TWS home. $25.00 [Add to Cart] [View...

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Counting our Holiday Blessings at The Wildcat Sanctuary as Asha the Lioness Recovers

Counting our Holiday Blessings at The Wildcat Sanctuary as Asha the Lioness Recovers

By | December 17, 2013 at 3:28 am | No comments

Do you ever find yourself at a time in life, when the obstacles seem so high, that you question what the future holds?  You've worked so hard, but you feel you still aren't keeping pace.  I've experienced those feelings too, and even though the feelings may be fleeting, they...

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