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2016 Wildcat Sanctuary calendars are available now!

By | September 14, 2015 at 8:41 am | No comments

Guess who our cover cat is this year?  It's Tonka!!!   Wouldn't you love to have this gorgeous tiger staring at you, inspiring you every day of the year?  Or how about Shazam, our black leopard, or Guapo, our jaguar, or many others you love! Our calendar is chock full of...

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Wisconsin Big Cat on the Loose Possibly Escaped Pet

By | July 29, 2015 at 12:48 pm | No comments

For the past week, authorities have been investigating sightings of a big cat in the Milwaukee area.  Many people have weighed in on whether it’s a wild mountain lion or could it actually be an escaped pet? As of today, the Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Sponsor a Wild One

By | May 20, 2015 at 8:20 pm | 22 comments

“If I were to come back as a tiger, I would want to live out my days at The Wildcat Sanctuary.” Dr. Ronald Tilson - Senior Conservation Advisor and World-Renowned Tiger Expert/Researcher   Our SPONSOR-A-WILD-ONE program lets you feel a special connection to our...

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10 fun facts about pumpkins from Tasha, a rescued cougar!

By | November 4, 2014 at 11:45 pm | No comments

Did you know? In 2010, the world record for the largest pumpkin was 1810 pounds?  That's huge! Scientifically speaking, pumpkins are considered a fruit since they contain seeds.  But, when it comes to cooking, they're often referred to as vegetables.  Go...

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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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One Green Planet covers the story of Tasha the cougar at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | June 1, 2014 at 12:31 pm | No comments

Keep the Wild in Your Heart, Not Your Home: The Story of Tasha the Cougar Since the day Tasha, the cougar, first set foot on the open land of The Wildcat Sanctuary, she never looked back. When Tasha arrived at her new forever home, it was the very first time she had been given...

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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 so often the same.  An owner who loved cats, who bought the wild cat as a cute and cuddly cub.  Who thought they'd make a great pet. Who...

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Resident Spotlight- Spring

By | December 3, 2013 at 2:28 am | No comments

Spring spent the first nine years of his life in a flimsy wire cage.  He was extremely bonded to his owners and did not know he was a cougar.  In fact, I still don’t think he’s sure.  When he first came to the sanctuary, everything frightened him, even his tiny bobcat...

Posted in: Animal Care

Big cat with a big appetite

By | August 31, 2013 at 4:51 pm | No comments

8/31/2013 It’s not something you see every day in suburban Los Angeles, not even in the remote Santa Monica Mountains south of the Conejo Valley. P-23, a young female mountain lion recently fitted with a tracking collar by the National Park Service, was spotted by a...

Posted in: Wildcat News

Skunk turns cougar into scaredy cat

By | August 9, 2013 at 4:14 pm | No comments OTTAWA — Attitude matters more than size when a tiny skunk and a big, tough cougar both want the same lunch. A study in the Canadian Field-Naturalist, a science journal, uses video to tell what...

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