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Four bobcats in immediate need of our help

Four bobcats in immediate need of our help

By | July 23, 2012 at 5:13 pm | No comments

Recently, we received a call from a Minnesota owner of four bobcats looking to relinquish them. His 3-year old granddaughter had a very close call while near one of the cages and the owner was also scratched severely, requiring stitches. We don’t have much more...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary gains Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries accreditation

The Wildcat Sanctuary gains Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries accreditation

By | July 20, 2012 at 5:18 pm | No comments

The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) has announced that The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) in Sandstone, MN has achieved GFAS Accreditation. “The accreditation committee was impressed with every aspect of The Wildcat Sanctuary,” said Patty Finch, Executive Director...

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What does it really mean to be called a “Sanctuary?”

What does it really mean to be called a “Sanctuary?”

By | July 18, 2012 at 6:38 pm | No comments

It seems like “sanctuaries” are very much in the news lately.  We keep reading and hearing about them being forced to close down due to so many reasons - passage of tighter regulations (as in Ohio), financial shortfalls, escapes or injuries by their captive animals, failure...

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Take the No More Wild Pets Pledge!

Take the No More Wild Pets Pledge!

By | June 17, 2012 at 7:04 pm | No comments

Help us create a world of No More Wild Pets! Take the No More Wild Pets Pledge today!! Between June 18 – 28, you can help us raise 10,000 signatures and $10,000 in 10 days! It’s easy! Just sign the FREE pledge and donate to help end the captive wildlife...

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Help Bring Nikita and Tasha to The Wildcat Sanctuary

Help Bring Nikita and Tasha to The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | February 27, 2012 at 3:43 pm | No comments

Aftermath of the Ohio exotic animal tragedy – what happens to the other cats in the state?  The Wildcat Sanctuary is here to help. Like you, we were devastated as we heard the shots ring out that killed dozens of animals in Ohio last year.  These were animals that,...

Posted in: Animal Care, News, Rescues, TWS in the News, Updates

Aztec returns to TWS – Leaving a legacy for your pets

Aztec returns to TWS – Leaving a legacy for your pets

By | November 23, 2011 at 7:16 pm | No comments

In memory 2012 Today, I had to say goodbye to a friend and teacher. He had a way of making everyone he came in contact with feel very special, especially me.  Over a decade, he had returned to the Sanctuary three times.  Each time, it was after his caregiver had passed...

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Wild Woodlands Update

By | February 22, 2011 at 3:31 pm | No comments

It has been a long, chilly and snow filled winter here at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  Just when things were starting to let up, the snow was melting and the sun was warm, a blast of snow came once again.  We have been working on building out our new area called Wild Woodlands for...

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Help us build Wild Woodlands

By | November 28, 2010 at 1:22 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_274" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Tiger Habitat & Tiger Splash"][/caption] Your support has allowed us to build Small Cat Track,Hybrid Haven, Roar Ridge and Cougar Cove. Each of these areas provide free roaming habitats for the wildcats...

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Texas cats making themselves at home in Minnesota

By | November 8, 2010 at 11:10 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_259" align="alignleft" width="280" caption="Layla the 19 year old tiger"][/caption] The third wave of Texas cats are finally at home at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  Tsavo, a lioness, and Kita, a tiger are the best of friends and loaded easily for the trip to...

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Sabrina the rescued tiger is doing well.

By | September 10, 2010 at 4:13 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_188" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Sabrina in her habitat"][/caption] It has been a few weeks since Sabrina, the tiger, has moved down to her free roaming habitat and she is already showing signs of personal growth. She seems to really enjoy all...

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