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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

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

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...

Posted in: Blog, In Memory

The Wildcat Sanctuary cats enjoy GIVE TO THE MAX DAY enrichment

The Wildcat Sanctuary cats enjoy GIVE TO THE MAX DAY enrichment

By | November 14, 2012 at 2:15 pm | No comments

Our cats couldn't wait to get in on the action, helping us get the word out about Thursday's GIVE TO THE MAX DAY.  Some were calm, cool, and collected, like Sampson the caracal.  Others were wild and crazy, like Max the cougar.  You'll get a kick out of seeing our cats having...

Posted in: Blog, News, Programs

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...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, General, News, Programs

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...

Posted in: Blog, Home Feature Below Right

Federal legislation seeks to protect big cats,  as tiger and cougar are rescued in Ohio

Federal legislation seeks to protect big cats, as tiger and cougar are rescued in Ohio

By | March 26, 2012 at 9:34 am | No comments

(Yarmouth Port, MA – 26 March 2012) – Today, in Ashland, Ohio, Nikita, a 7-year-old white tiger and Tasha, a 10-year-old cougar are being loaded onto a rescue trailer and moving 800 miles away to their new home at The Wildcat Sanctuary. The International Fund for Animal...

Posted in: TWS in the News

With your help, Nikita and Tasha will be home early next week!

With your help, Nikita and Tasha will be home early next week!

By | March 23, 2012 at 12:06 am | No comments

DONATE TODAY Wanting the best for Tasha, the current owner is responsibly relinquishing her and Nikita to The Wildcat Sanctuary. Tasha is suffering from leg tremors, due to the poor declaw job done on her paws by her first owner.  Add to that her impaired sight and you can...

Posted in: Animal Care, Blog, Rescues

Alison Scott: Soul Music with a Twist benefits The Wildcat Sanctuary 2/29/12

Alison Scott: Soul Music with a Twist benefits The Wildcat Sanctuary 2/29/12

By | January 27, 2012 at 7:09 pm | No comments

The Richfield singer-songwriter is working to make her dreams come true. She’s been called by the Star Tribune a singer with an “undeniable soulfulness” and, City Pages, a songwriter who is far from interested in “pleasing so-called hipsters.” But Richfield...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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