Several enclosures that held domestic cats at the Wildcat Sanctuary near Sandstone were damaged early Friday after nearly two feet of ice and snow built up on their roofs.
The roof of a domestic cat pen caves to the weight of snow at the Wildcat Sanctuary near...
SANDSTONE, Minn. (WCCO) – The heavy snow that fell overnight caused the roofs of the enclosures at the Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, Minn., to collapse.
Holly Henry said it’s never happened before.
“Never in our 13-year...
Heavy snow collapsed enclosures at Wildcat Sanctuary, but no animals escaped.
A tiger played in the snow at the Wildcat Sanctuary, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 in Sandstone.
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SANDSTONE - The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone was still recovering Sunday, from damage from Thursday night’s snow storm.
Around two feet of snow and heavy ice created historic damage.
Several small-cat enclosures collapsed from the...
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 11:20pm
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SANDSTONE, Minn - Continuing our special report Wednesday, we take you to The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone where more than 100...
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 10:42pm
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DULUTH - It's estimated there are as many as 10,000 large wildcats in private ownership across the United States, and only...
The Wildcat Sanctuary was featured in the documentary, The American Tiger. We are hoping that this documentary helps raise awareness for the captive wildlife crisis. As in many documentaries, the Directors show both sides of the story, including private owners and...
The Wildcat Sanctuary’s tigers Lilly and Titan are featured on the cover and in the new children’s book Animal Helpers: Sanctuaries by renowned author Jennifer Keats Curtis.
You can order here through Amazon.com today!
Many months ago, we were approached by the author...
Big cat sanctuary sees greater need from out-of-state
Author: Mark Vancleave | February 4, 2013
The Wildcat Sanctuary now sees a greater influx of big cats from other states after a recent Minnesota changed the rules for would-be pet owners.
First, the tiger attacked the boy. Then came the lion. They bit him and dragged him, and when it was over, 10-year-old Russell LaLa would be paralyzed for life in Morrison County. Cynthia Gamble's 550-pound pet tiger Tango mauled her to death in her Pine County...