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On the Road to Rescue sponsored by IFAW and TWS

By | January 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | No comments

IFAW Grant helps fund new Rescue Trailer Having rescued big cats from all over the United States, The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) and The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) know only too well the enormity of such a task. But without our lifesaving efforts, many animals...

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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...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Max – His spirit was energetic but his body was not.

By | January 10, 2013 at 4:44 pm | No comments

Over the past seven years, we have been fortunate to watch Max, the cougar, grow into a fatherly figure to the others residing in Cougar Cove. While his spirit was still as energetic as his youthful neighbors, his body was not.  Through additional care, we helped Max maintain...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, In Memory

Saying good-bye is never easy – Shay’s memorial.

Saying good-bye is never easy – Shay’s memorial.

By | December 10, 2012 at 9:56 pm | No comments

2012 - In Memory of Shay the Canada Lynx Sometimes it is hard to say goodbye.  But, when you know in your heart that it is the right time, it can make letting go a little easier.  It was time to let our lynx Shay go. Shay was a very reclusive cat but, given her experience...

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Help keep the wild ones warm by becoming a Holiday Hero!

Help keep the wild ones warm by becoming a Holiday Hero!

By | November 21, 2012 at 5:31 pm | No comments

This holiday season you can give a gift that is both heartwarming and habitat warming. As most of you know, it gets cold in Minnesota! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cp9xv5YEhjU&feature=share&list=UUSGWVMY4MKMWrR1nUGj-DLA // Some winter days here are well below...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes Scarlet, a rare, endangered clouded leopard, home for the holidays!

The Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes Scarlet, a rare, endangered clouded leopard, home for the holidays!

By | November 20, 2012 at 4:50 am | No comments

A curator for a city zoo saw the posting about Bhutan the Snow Leopard on The Wildcat Sanctuary's Facebook page and it inspired her to contact the Sanctuary about providing a home for their clouded leopard, Scarlet. Scarlet is a 12 year old female that arrived at the zoo...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, Home Feature Below Right, News, Rescues

The Wildcat Sanctuary cats enjoy GIVE TO THE MAX DAY enrichment

The Wildcat Sanctuary cats enjoy GIVE TO THE MAX DAY enrichment

By | November 14, 2012 at 2:15 pm | No comments

Our cats couldn't wait to get in on the action, helping us get the word out about Thursday's GIVE TO THE MAX DAY.  Some were calm, cool, and collected, like Sampson the caracal.  Others were wild and crazy, like Max the cougar.  You'll get a kick out of seeing our cats having...

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The story of Bhutan the very special Snow Leopard.

The story of Bhutan the very special Snow Leopard.

By | October 19, 2012 at 9:54 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) was supposed to welcome a very special resident.  “Bhutan,” a 10-year-old snow leopard had been retired from an AZA accredited zoo and TWS had been chosen for his forever home....but that has now changed. Bhutan was residing at the zoo as part...

Posted in: Animal Care, General, Home Feature Below Right, News

Give to the Max Day raises $88,000 for The Wildcat Sanctuary.

Give to the Max Day raises $88,000 for The Wildcat Sanctuary.

By | September 28, 2012 at 4:20 pm | No comments

Your kindness raised more than $88,000 for The Wildcat Sanctuary during Give to the Max Day yesterday.  1398 donations took place on our Razoo page with 583 individual donors giving yesterday! Your outpouring of support will provide food and shelter for Sanctuary residents,...

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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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