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International coverage for The Wildcat Sanctuary tiger cubs’ first birthday!

By | May 20, 2015 at 4:30 pm | No comments

Jeremy and Simon's first birthday was quite the party!  From the Netherlands to Chicago to Minnesota and nationwide, followers enjoyed watching these two tiger cubs celebrate their big milestone until they were too pooped to party anymore.  Read the coverage of their special...

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White tiger cubs celebrate a WILD first birthday party!

By | May 13, 2015 at 6:49 pm | No comments

There’s been a lot of excitement building at Minnesota’s The Wildcat Sanctuary.  White tiger cubs Jeremy and Simon have been growing quickly since their rescue last year.  On Thursday, May 14th, the brothers celebrate their very first birthday – in a big tiger...

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Wildlife Watch features Aslan’s memorial from The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | April 28, 2015 at 11:14 pm | No comments

Please click on this direct link to read The Wildlife Watch Binocular, Spring 2015 edition, Page 4-5 for coverage of Aslan and the Catskill Game Farm rescue: Wildlife Watch memorial for Aslan, the lion IN MEMORY OF ASLAN 1996 - December 2014 KING OF THE JUNGLE AND A BOY WHO...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary named second most dominant environmental group

By | April 23, 2015 at 1:32 pm | No comments

Mother Nature Network ranked The Wildcat Sanctuary #2 worldwide in environmental groups that dominate Facebook, just behind the World Wildlife Fund! They put together a list of organizations wielding the power of Facebook to inspire, educate and advocate for the planet. Read...

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The top 5 differences between jaguars and leopards

By | April 20, 2015 at 10:45 pm | No comments

Having two big cats here at The Wildcat Sanctuary that are both black means people are always getting them confused.  Though one is a black leopard, Shazam, and one is a black jaguar, Diablo Guapo, it’s often hard for people to be able to tell them apart. And, to add to the...

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Why The Wildcat Sanctuary can’t “set them free”

By | April 6, 2015 at 8:32 pm | No comments

When we share a photo of one of our cats, one of the more frequent comments we receive is “set them free.”   And, oh, how we wish we could. Of course, we realize that every wild cat would rather be free.  No matter how natural the habitat is we provide, it’s still...

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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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The Wildcat Sanctuary’s vision of a future with No More Wild Pets

By | March 22, 2015 at 5:06 pm | No comments

Whether it’s divorce, relocation, expecting a baby, loss of job, pets that don’t get along, loss of homeowners insurance, change in zoning laws….we hear all the same stories that most rescue organizations and shelters do. The difference is that, if it were a domestic cat...

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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...

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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...

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