TWS in the News


TWS featured on cover of Animal Helpers by renowned author Jennifer Keats Curtis.

By | February 22, 2013 at 4:03 pm | No comments

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 today! Many months ago, we were approached by the author...

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Video interview with The Wildcat Sanctuary founder Tammy Thies about needed legislation

By | February 4, 2013 at 5:32 pm | No comments

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.   WATCH VIDEO...

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‘Pet’ wildcats are vanishing from private captivity

By | February 4, 2013 at 5:27 pm | No comments

  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...

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Realtor Ray Quist will donate 10% of his commision to The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | January 30, 2013 at 8:46 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary is always excited to hear how our supporters are helping further our mission of ending the captive wildlife crisis.  There are so many ways people can help us do our life saving work.  Here's one great and generous example. Realtor Ray Quist will...

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Whiskers and Waves March 23

By | January 11, 2013 at 11:40 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary Celebrates “WHISKERS & WAVES” in Duluth The Wildcat Sanctuary will host its beer, cider and wine tasting gala, called “Whiskers & Waves,” on Saturday evening, MARCH 23, 2013, from 6-9 p.m. in Duluth, Minnesota. Held at the fabulous...

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Lions and Roadies and Kids, Oh My!

By | January 2, 2013 at 2:20 am | No comments

  It sure was great to finish up 2012 with a weekend of shows in the midwest! This weekend featured fundraisers for Wildcat Sanctuary, Rock for Kids, and Save the Show Foundation. On Friday night, we were in Prior Lake, Minnesota for a concert at Mystic Lake,...

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Lions and Tigers and Leopards, Oh My!

By | December 3, 2012 at 11:36 pm | No comments

Find out more information about volunteering for The Wildcat Sanctuary HERE If you're interested in living onsite as in intern, find out more information HERE When choosing an applied learning project for her Global Citizenship class, Minnesota School of...

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Wildcat Sanctuary gets rare Asian leopard

By | November 22, 2012 at 4:55 am | No comments

A rare clouded leopard will live out its life at an animal rescue center in eastern Minnesota after a financially struggling zoo decided to retire the animal. Wildcat Sanctuary communications manager Holly Henry the 12-year-old female leopard will live in a roughly 6,000...

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Clouded leopard finds forever home in Sandstone, MN

By | November 21, 2012 at 4:54 pm | No comments

A rare endangered big cat native to southeast Asia will spend her retirement in Minnesota. Scarlet, a 12-year-old clouded leopard, is the newest resident of The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) in Sandstone. She was recently retired from a zoological organization, and TWS welcomed...

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Best Friends Magazine features The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 7, 2012 at 11:29 pm | No comments

We're thrilled to be featured in the September/October 2012 issue of BEST FRIENDS MAGAZINE, which is now online. At the link below, you'll find a six page article about our Sanctuary and our "No More Wild Pets" campaign.  It showcases a lot of wonderful photos of our cats,...

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