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What’s ahead at The Wildcat Sanctuary for 2015?

By | January 28, 2015 at 11:15 pm | No comments

I feel blessed to look back at 2014 seeing how much we’ve accomplished for the cats together!  I’m even more excited about 2015 and the difference we can continue to make in the lives of so many. Because of you, our organization continues to grow and has been named one...

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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

Most think, if you provide a rescued wild cat with good nutrition, an optimal natural environment, 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? That's why behavioral...

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Small Cat Track is right on track at The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | October 17, 2014 at 8:44 pm | No comments

We are so grateful for the help we’ve received to reconstruct the habitats and temperature-controlled building in the Small Cat Track section of the Sanctuary.  Many of you may recall mold was discovered in the building and, for the safety of the cats, it had to be gutted....

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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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The Wildcat Sanctuary encourages Gov. Cuomo’s signature on big cat legislation

By | July 21, 2014 at 10:09 pm | No comments

 A.9004-C/S.6903-C, a bill prohibiting public contact with Big Cats, has passed both Houses of New York's legislature and awaits action by Governor Cuomo.  The Wildcat Sanctuary joins IFAW, HSUS, Born Free USA, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Wildlife...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary co-petitions California for hybrid cat regulations

By | June 26, 2014 at 2:29 pm | No comments

Today, we have co-petitioned the state of California for a proposed amendment regulating the breeding and possession of hybrid cats. Our mission is to rescue wild cats; i.e. lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, etc.  We can barely keep up with the demand for big cats in need of...

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As recent escapes show, scaly exotic pets pose dilemmas

By | August 14, 2013 at 2:04 pm | No comments

They’re not cuddly. And cute is in the eye of the beholder, of course. But the very idea of keeping animals such as boa constrictors and alligators as pets brings confused reactions from most folks, who much prefer their dogs and cats. Maybe a hamster or an aquarium of...

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Boas, Chimps or Tigers: Wild Animals Are Not Pets

By | August 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm | No comments

Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO, Humane Society of the United States   |   August 13, 2013 04:40pm ET Wayne Pacelle is the president and chief executive officer of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). This Op-Ed first appeared on the...

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Thank you for helping us with the serval building renovations!

By | August 6, 2013 at 1:44 pm | No comments

Lizzy, the serval, and I would both like to thank you for your gift to renovate the serval building before winter.  Because of you, the future is bright for countless others - just like Lizzy – who will be able to live wild at heart here at The Wildcat Sanctuary; safe,...

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Fox 21 – The Wildcat Sanctuary nears capacity

By | February 27, 2013 at 1:57 pm | No comments

Watch the Video Here Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 10:42pm Dan Hanger Adam Jagunich FOX 21 News, KQDS-DT DULUTH - It's estimated there are as many as 10,000 large wildcats in private ownership across the United States, and only...

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