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Welcome home Cleo, the Canada Lynx

By | March 28, 2015 at 2:36 pm | No comments

In March of 2015, we received a very familiar call – a private owner whose life circumstances were quickly changing and it would be impossible for him to keep the exotic cat he so loved. His Canada Lynx had spent all thirteen years of her life with he and his wife, living...

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Treating the entire animal at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | February 19, 2015 at 6:52 pm | No comments

It can be easy to think that, with just a little TLC, you can turn around the life of a rescued resident.  In the best case scenarios, that can happen.  But, more often than not, the cats that come to the Sanctuary have extreme medical conditions, unknown history and,...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog

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In the heart of a rescue at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | February 9, 2015 at 11:51 pm | No comments

A life on display I received a call from a caretaker of a small event center in California.  She explained that servals, caracals, a lynx and tigers were on display at a mansion.  The mansion was used for weddings, events, retreats, tours and even yoga classes.  The cats...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary named among top 10 sanctuaries by One Green Planet

By | February 8, 2015 at 7:35 pm | No comments

There is an Exotic Pet Epidemic in the U.S.! These 10 Awesome Sanctuaries Are Working to End This The number of wild animals kept as exotic pets in the U.S. is astounding.  Rough estimates find that as many as 7,000 tigers are currently being kept as pets in U.S. backyards...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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How do you know when a rescued wild cat is happy?

By | January 25, 2015 at 2:39 am | No comments

To most, it would appear that if you provide a rescued wild cat with good nutrition, an optimal natural environment with enrichment to challenge his or her senses, and quality veterinary care, they should be happy – right? But, what happens if that’s not always the case?...

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One Green Planet features The Wildcat Sanctuary’s rescue of Shazam, the black leopard

By | November 15, 2014 at 11:18 pm | No comments

Shazam, the Stunning Black Leopard Finally Enjoys His Freedom at The Wildcat Sanctuary When the Catskill Game Farm closed its doors for business in 2006, it rang a number of alarm bells for animal welfare organizations across the U.S. The Game Farm had been in operation since...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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Growing animal advocacy around the world – Give to the Max Day is a Huge Success

By | November 14, 2014 at 6:22 am | No comments

What was once a local initiative to help rescue wild cats in need has grown to a worldwide movement, thanks to the amazing power of social media.  Give to the Max Day 2014, administered by giveMN.org, saw donors from as far away as Denmark, New Zealand, India, Sweden, and Great...

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Driveway Cats art event – a fun way to sponsor a cat at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 8, 2014 at 3:03 am | No comments

We love to share stories about our sponsors, especially when they come to us in such inventive ways! Take Dave Witte and his wife April Vlar.  They came up with a really original idea about how to raise money to help support a cat at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  Calling their...

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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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3M partners with The Wildcat Sanctuary on new line of animal print duct tape

By | October 23, 2014 at 3:44 am | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary is happy to announce a new partnership with 3M products.  The company recently launched a new series of duct tape called Tiger, Serval Spots, and White Tiger.  These duct tapes feature the animal fur patterns of our serval Sebastian, along with tigresses...

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