Browsing Tag The Wildcat Sanctuary

Lilly, our tigress, leaves to her new wild life

By | July 16, 2015 at 10:59 pm | No comments

Why is it that, no matter how long you prepare for a loss, it still seems so sudden when it happens?  It must be because, no matter how long we prepare, the time we have with our loved ones is never long enough.  This has certainly been the case with Lilly, our tigress. At...

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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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Wildcat Sanctuary founder featured in Chicago US99.5 radio interview

By | April 30, 2015 at 11:07 pm | No comments

Weekend Journal: Lions, Tigers, & BEERS. Plus, Money-Saving Travel Tips, & iBark In The Park April 26, 2015 7:00 AM FIRST GUEST: Tammy Thies, Founder and Executive Director of The Wildcat Sanctuary LISTEN TO AUDIO INTERVIEW HERE 95% of the tigers in America are...

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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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Thank you for your support to our Miracle Match Program!

By | April 7, 2015 at 1:24 am | No comments

Thank YOU for your support of the Miracle Match Program - our biggest fundraiser of the year. Thanks to you and the generous donors who matched your donations, we raised over $170,000 which includes all program through March and April.  This will provide nearly 3 months of...

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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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The Wildcat Sanctuary urges USDA ban on public contact with wild cats

By | April 1, 2015 at 5:19 pm | No comments

Copy of our letter to legislators and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack: "Since our sanctuary has been seriously impacted by the lack of a ban on public handling of big cats, we encourage the USDA to finalize this long overdue rule.  Public handling of big cats, bears, and...

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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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