Browsing Tag cougar

A bi-partisan issue we can all support – Big Cat Public Safety Act

By | May 22, 2017 at 2:17 pm | No comments

It's hard to believe states require dog licenses but, when it comes to dangerous exotic animals - well that's a whole other story! Here are the shocking facts, according to HSUS: 5 states have absolutely no laws addressing the private ownership of big cats - Wisconsin,...

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Sponsor a Wild One

By | April 30, 2017 at 8:20 pm | 43 comments

ANNUAL SPONSORSHIP OF A WILD CAT [gravityform id="3" title="false" description="false"] Zeus and the other cats will live at The Wildcat Sanctuary the rest of their lives.  Unlike a dog or cat with a traditional family, being a wild animal, our cats have a family of...

Posted in: Blog, Featured, Programs

How a Canadian orphaned cougar kitten made it to America

By | January 10, 2017 at 11:59 am | No comments

[embed]https://youtu.be/UqgwOPJ_noQ[/embed] It's fairly uncommon to hear of a cat in need months before their arrival.  We first heard of orphaned wild-born cougar Andre in late summer of 2009 when he was being cared for by Critter Care Wildlife in British Columbia. His...

Posted in: Rescues, Updates

2017 Wildcat Sanctuary calendars are available now!

By | October 20, 2016 at 8:41 am | No comments

                Guess who our cover cat is this year?  It's Shanti Deva!!!  Wouldn't you love to have this gorgeous lioness staring at you, inspiring you every day of the year?  Or how about Shadow, our black...

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Minnesota cougar kittens featured on Animal Planet

By | August 29, 2016 at 8:43 am | No comments

  Photo: Wildcat Sanctuary, Facebook Two big cats from Minnesota got some screen time on Animal Planet. According to the Wildcat Sanctuary – a rescue facility northeast of Hinkley – the cougar kittens are named Snow and Storm. They’re originally from Washington...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Cougar Brother and Sister Form a New Family with Two Other Orphans – reprint

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:41 am | No comments

Reprint from The Dodo The capture of Storm and Snow might best be described as a tale of two kitties. The orphaned cougar siblings, just a few months old, had lost their mother and desperately needed a human hand. Locals had spotted them a few times in...

Posted in: General, TWS in the News

Mother Nature Network features Wildcat Sanctuary orphaned cougar kittens

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:32 am | No comments

Orphaned cougar cubs get a second chance at The Wildcat Sanctuary August 24, 2016 JAYMI HEIMBUCH Photo: The Wildcat Sanctuary When Fish and Wildlife officers in Washington rescued two orphaned cougar cubs, they weren't exactly sure what...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Help us welcome 16-year-old cougar Max to his forever home!

By | July 26, 2016 at 10:00 am | No comments

It's been several months since cougar Max arrived at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  He has settled in very well and enjoys his wooded space and flat ground.  His favorite spot is his outdoor hammock. See him enjoying his new space. ...

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Big cats visit the dentist at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | May 7, 2016 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Open up and say ahhhh! Does your dentist work on the weekend? Luckily for many big cats, the dental professionals from the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation do. In fact, they travel around the world all year long assuring exotic animals in need receive...

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Scared Cougar Cubs Had No One — So They Made Their Own Family

By | April 30, 2016 at 10:40 pm | No comments

Four cougar kittens who lost everything — including their mothers and their freedom to roam in the wild — are now recovering from their various traumas, together, as a solid family unit. Snow and Storm were the first two cougar kittens to arrive at Minnesota's Wildcat...

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