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The Wildcat Sanctuary holiday sponsorships are GRRReat gifts!

By | November 22, 2016 at 5:22 pm | No comments

The gift-giving season will be here soon, so why not vow to make it easy on yourself this year? Skip the shopping crowds and give the gift of compassion, sure to delight everyone on your holiday gift-giving list. For $24.99, we'll send your chosen recipient a special Wildcat...

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What is CITES and why should animal lovers care?

By | October 3, 2016 at 10:50 am | No comments

What does CITES stand for? CITES is a global treaty regulating international trade of threatened and endangered species of wildlife and plants. CITES stands for The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Its aim is to ensure that...

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Minnesota cougar kittens featured on Animal Planet

By | August 29, 2016 at 8:43 am | No comments

  Photo: Wildcat Sanctuary, Facebook Two big cats from Minnesota got some screen time on Animal Planet. According to the Wildcat Sanctuary – a rescue facility northeast of Hinkley – the cougar kittens are named Snow and Storm. They’re originally from Washington...

Posted in: TWS in the News

The Dodo quotes The Wildcat Sanctuary about Compassion Fatigue Syndrome

By | August 29, 2016 at 8:17 am | No comments

Loving Animals So Much It Hurts Is An Actual Condition Aug. 25, 2016 As director of one of the country's oldest, busiest animal shelters, Alyssa Krieger has seen staff and volunteers come and go— many of them just months after they started at MSPCA-Angell...

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Cougar Brother and Sister Form a New Family with Two Other Orphans – reprint

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:41 am | No comments

Reprint from The Dodo The capture of Storm and Snow might best be described as a tale of two kitties. The orphaned cougar siblings, just a few months old, had lost their mother and desperately needed a human hand. Locals had spotted them a few times in...

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Mother Nature Network features Wildcat Sanctuary orphaned cougar kittens

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:32 am | No comments

Orphaned cougar cubs get a second chance at The Wildcat Sanctuary August 24, 2016 JAYMI HEIMBUCH Photo: The Wildcat Sanctuary When Fish and Wildlife officers in Washington rescued two orphaned cougar cubs, they weren't exactly sure what...

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Belgium TV quotes The Wildcat Sanctuary about Thor the Bengal Cat

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:28 am | No comments

Bengal Cat photos go viral Thor, the Bengal Cat BELGIUM (WSLS 10) – Photos of a  Bengal cat from Belgium have gone viral. Meet Thor, the cat with an instagram page that has made him internet-famous with his photos. To date, Thor has over 29,000...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary quoted about Thor the Bengal Cat by Huffington Post

By | August 29, 2016 at 7:24 am | No comments

This Striped And Spotted Cat’s Fur Is Mesmerizing The Internet But that doesn’t mean you should necessarily get a Bengal cat yourself. People can’t get enough of a cat in Kortenberg, Belgium, whose gorgeous fur has helped launched him to internet...

Posted in: TWS in the News

So you think you want a Bengal cat like Thor – think again!

By | August 26, 2016 at 1:17 pm | No comments

The internet is buzzing about Thor, a Bengal cat with gorgeous fur. "I want one, too!" But do you? Really?? Having rescued 57 hybrid cats and referring so many more to other sanctuaries, we know a lot about Bengal cats like Thor. And it's not all what the breeders...

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Do big cats roar or purr – or both?

By | July 27, 2016 at 7:13 pm | No comments

We're asked this question all the time!  Here's the facts according to the National Wildlife Federation: "Contented lions might purr if they could, but they can't. Only the smaller cats- - not just house cats, but also bobcats, ocelots, lynxes, cougars* and others- - have...

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