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

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...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Awwwww, I want one!

Awwwww, I want one!

By | March 12, 2014 at 1:39 am | No comments

The phone rings, our heart sinks.  You know what the caller will probably be asking, “Can you take in this wild cat?” The story is often the same.  An owner who loved cats, who bought the wild cat as a cute and cuddly cub.  Who was told by the breeder that, if...

Posted in: General

The Mirale Match – A victory for the cats!

The Mirale Match – A victory for the cats!

By | February 12, 2014 at 4:25 am | No comments

All of you came together for two important months and made the Miracle Match program a victory for the cats! Generous donors donated $40,000 in matching funds. Guess what? You blew that away!! During March and April, you raised over $240,000 for the cats, their daily care, our...

Posted in: Wildcat News

Uncaged lion found lounging in front yard in Ohio

By | September 4, 2013 at 1:41 pm | No comments

After a neighbor discovered the lioness in his front yard, the big cat's owner was able to put it back into its cage without incident. (Photo: Matthew Berry, Lancaster (Ohio) Eagle-Gazette) FAIRFIELD BEACH, Ohio -- Residents here were startled over the weekend...

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20 years was still too short – Good-bye Halifax the serval

By | April 11, 2013 at 3:34 pm | No comments

In Memory 2013 We said goodbye to our dear friend Halifax this week.  At 20 years old, he was an inspiration for my spirit.  I remember learning how old he was when I first started five years ago and being surprised at how virile and full of life he still was.  He loved...

Posted in: Blog, In Memory

Your gift today allows tigers like Lilly to make it against the odds! Through April 30th, your gift will be doubled.

Your gift today allows tigers like Lilly to make it against the odds! Through April 30th, your gift will be doubled.

By | March 11, 2013 at 2:00 pm | No comments

Your gift helps cats like Lilly!  And your gift will be doubled through April 30! Tigress Lilly made it against the odds. Lilly was born around 1996 at a pseudo sanctuary in southern Minnesota.  The facility closed down after a white tiger bit a young girl and owners were...

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Wildcat Sanctuary to Focus on Education, Prevention

By | February 28, 2013 at 4:55 pm | No comments

Watch the video here Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 11:20pm Dan Hanger Adam Jagunich FOX 21 News, KQDS-DT SANDSTONE, Minn - Continuing our special report Wednesday, we take you to The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone where more than 100...

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Fox 21 – The Wildcat Sanctuary nears capacity

By | February 27, 2013 at 1:57 pm | No comments

Watch the Video Here Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 10:42pm Dan Hanger Adam Jagunich FOX 21 News, KQDS-DT DULUTH - It's estimated there are as many as 10,000 large wildcats in private ownership across the United States, and only...

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Whiskers and Waves March 23

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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When a tiger dies in a backyard, who is at fault?

When a tiger dies in a backyard, who is at fault?

By | September 6, 2012 at 10:49 pm | No comments

UPDATE:  One of YOU, our supporters, forwarded our enewsletter on to the media and one station listened. KSTP just aired a story regarding “Delta” and “Ohio”. The necropsy report showed that “Delta” died from stomach cancer. There is nothing anyone could have...

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