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Skunk turns cougar into scaredy cat

By | August 9, 2013 at 4:14 pm | No comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bfm-7WwUCCg OTTAWA — Attitude matters more than size when a tiny skunk and a big, tough cougar both want the same lunch. A study in the Canadian Field-Naturalist, a science journal, uses video to tell what...

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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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20 years was still too short – Good-bye Halifax the serval

By | April 11, 2013 at 3:34 pm | No comments

In Memory 2013 We said goodbye to our dear friend Halifax this week.  At 20 years old, he was an inspiration for my spirit.  I remember learning how old he was when I first started five years ago and being surprised at how virile and full of life he still was.  He loved...

Posted in: Blog, In Memory

Lilly

Your gift today allows tigers like Lilly to make it against the odds! Through April 30th, your gift will be doubled.

By | March 11, 2013 at 2:00 pm | No comments

Your gift helps cats like Lilly!  And your gift will be doubled through April 30! Tigress Lilly made it against the odds. Lilly was born around 1996 at a pseudo sanctuary in southern Minnesota.  The facility closed down after a white tiger bit a young girl and owners were...

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Wildcat Sanctuary to Focus on Education, Prevention

By | February 28, 2013 at 4:55 pm | No comments

Watch the video here Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 11:20pm Dan Hanger Adam Jagunich FOX 21 News, KQDS-DT SANDSTONE, Minn - Continuing our special report Wednesday, we take you to The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone where more than 100...

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Wildcat Sanctuary featured in The American Tiger Documentary

By | February 26, 2013 at 2:46 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary was featured in the documentary, The American Tiger.  We are hoping that this documentary helps raise awareness for the captive wildlife crisis.  As in many documentaries, the Directors show both sides of the story, including private owners and...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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TWS featured on cover of Animal Helpers by renowned author Jennifer Keats Curtis.

By | February 22, 2013 at 4:03 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary’s tigers Lilly and Titan are featured on the cover and in the new children’s book Animal Helpers: Sanctuaries by renowned author Jennifer Keats Curtis. You can order here through Amazon.com today! Many months ago, we were approached by the author...

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On the Road to Rescue sponsored by IFAW and TWS

By | January 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | No comments

IFAW Grant helps fund new Rescue Trailer Having rescued big cats from all over the United States, The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) and The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) know only too well the enormity of such a task. But without our lifesaving efforts, many animals...

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Max – His spirit was energetic but his body was not.

By | January 10, 2013 at 4:44 pm | No comments

Over the past seven years, we have been fortunate to watch Max, the cougar, grow into a fatherly figure to the others residing in Cougar Cove. While his spirit was still as energetic as his youthful neighbors, his body was not.  Through additional care, we helped Max maintain...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, In Memory

shay

Saying good-bye is never easy – Shay’s memorial.

By | December 10, 2012 at 9:56 pm | No comments

2012 - In Memory of Shay the Canada Lynx Sometimes it is hard to say goodbye.  But, when you know in your heart that it is the right time, it can make letting go a little easier.  It was time to let our lynx Shay go. Shay was a very reclusive cat but, given her experience...

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