TWS in the News

One Green Planet features The Wildcat Sanctuary story

By | November 5, 2014 at 10:38 pm | No comments

We'd like to thank the online magazine ONE GREEN PLANET for featuring a story we wrote educating the public about the consequences of private ownership of exotic cats. This article  The Sad Reality of What Happens to Wild Cats When They Are Abandoned by Their Owners was also...

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Dentists are Grrrreat!

By | October 28, 2014 at 8:00 pm | No comments

It takes a huge team of skilled professionals to pull off a dental weekend like we just had! We were pleased to have the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation onsite to treat six of our cats in need. Our cats receive the best of care, and this weekend was...

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Won’t You Help Feed a Feline Today at The Wildcat Sanctuary?

By | October 14, 2014 at 8:51 pm | No comments

Feeding big cats is a big job. Tonka the tiger is the largest cat at the Sanctuary.  He was a former exhibit cat living in a small, non-compliant enclosure prior to arriving at The Wildcat Sanctuary. Thanks to you, Tonka now has room to roam. His natural enclosure...

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

By | October 13, 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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The Wildcat Sanctuary honored as #4 animal welfare nonprofit in Minnesota

By | October 7, 2014 at 3:58 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary is proud to be featured in the Fall 2014 edition of MNSights Magazine, the flagship publication for Minnesota Philanthropy Partners.  You can read the full 4-page magazine article, 'All Creatures Great & Small' HERE  When Guidestar-owned...

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One Green Planet features spokescat Tasha from The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | September 23, 2014 at 1:45 am | No comments

5 Amazing Rescue Animals Changing the World for Other Animals in Need Here on One Green Planet, you can find a wealth of heart-warming, inspiring stories about animals that were rescued from deplorable situations. These stories illustrate the kindness and compassion of...

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Help us give Tonka the tiger a new life at The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | September 11, 2014 at 7:52 pm | No comments

Update Read about Tonka's story and how you helped bring him to The Wildcat Sanctuary HERE! Tonka's Story Rescues never seem to stop....phone pleas for help never seem to stop. These past few months have been no exception. There have been so many in need and so many...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary encourages Gov. Cuomo’s signature on big cat legislation

By | July 21, 2014 at 10:09 pm | No comments

 A.9004-C/S.6903-C, a bill prohibiting public contact with Big Cats, has passed both Houses of New York's legislature and awaits action by Governor Cuomo.  The Wildcat Sanctuary joins IFAW, HSUS, Born Free USA, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Wildlife...

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Animal groups petition to restrict hybrid half-exotic cats as housepets

By | July 1, 2014 at 2:55 am | No comments

Animal welfare groups have petitioned the state to restrict the breeding and possession of hybrid cats — the result of crossbreeding between house cats and wild cats such as Asian leopard cats or African servals. Hybrid cats have been gaining popularity as pets because...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary co-petitions California for hybrid cat regulations

By | June 26, 2014 at 2:29 pm | No comments

Today, we have co-petitioned the state of California for a proposed amendment regulating the breeding and possession of hybrid cats. Our mission is to rescue wild cats; i.e. lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, etc.  We can barely keep up with the demand for big cats in need of...

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