Animal welfare overflows the boundaries of a regular workday All of us are part of our sanctuary family because of the amazing rescue work we do for animals. But after the exciting news of a rescue fades, the cats still need to be cared for day after day, year after year. And that’s where our … Read more

 Ending the year with the rescue of 4 Ukraine lion cubs, we are excited for 2023 and what it can bring! We’re hoping you’ll join us make a difference in the lives of the cats and those that care for them. Here’s to making life even better for the cats – with your help.  … Read more

Media can contact [email protected] for photos and videos. Sandstone, MN – December 6, 2022 – Four young lion cubs, rescued from Ukraine, just experienced their first time in the snow at their forever home at The Wildcat Sanctuary. The cubs – Taras (male, four months), Stefania (female, four months), Lesya (female, four months) and Prada … Read more

12/12/2022 Update: Lunch with the lions: Watch the cubs LIVE on YouTube Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12-2 p.m. CST.  https://www.youtube.com/@WildcatSanctuary/streams 12/1/2022 Update:  Tammy Thies shared, “After their long journey, all four cubs were merged and were seen cuddling up together for a much-deserved rest. This new lion pride will grow up as a family, living … Read more

BREAKING NEWS!! The rescued Ukraine lion cubs have arrived at The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, MN. Read why these 4 lion cubs were in need of rescue at: https://www.wildcatsanctuary.org/lion-cubs-rescued-from-ukraine-arrive-at-the-wildcat-sanctuary-in-sandstone-minnesota/ From Tammy: While most were enjoying a Thanksgiving feast, I was flying to Poland. I needed to begin finalizing plans in hopes we could bring the … Read more

I’ve been waiting to share this news with you for quite some time.  A few months ago, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) asked if we could help 4 lion cubs in war-stricken Ukraine. We knew it would be difficult, but with so many amazing animal warriors on the ground trying to save as many … Read more

UPDATE! You are amazing!! We surpassed our goal of raising 4 months of operating costs!! Thank you! Caretaker Experience Winner: Congratulations Katy from Isanti, Minnesota! Be sure to check your email for winner details. We also drew the 10 lucky winners of tiger cub Nova’s first ever paw painting. The names chosen randomly are: 1. … Read more

It’s the Tiger-Thon Triple Match!! ONE WEEK ONLY your gift will be tripled by a group of generous donors from 9/12 – 9/18. (up to $33,333) DONATE HERE NOW!!! When it costs us as much as $10,000 every year just to care for ONE tiger, you can see why this TIGER-THON will help so much. … Read more

Meet rescued Tiger King big cats living at The Wildcat Sanctuary Their story underscores need to pass the Big Cat Public Safety Act In May 2021, The Wildcat Sanctuary rescued two white lions, a liliger and a white tiger from Tiger King Park. In total, the Department of Justice seized 69 cats from Tiger King … Read more

Update:  Thank you all who donated to our Miracle Match Campaign.  We will be totaling the results this week and be announcing the 50 winners of the Dash pawprint in the near future! MIRACLE MATCH 2022 – Sky’s the limit with your support! NEW: Now thru April 30 your gift will be TRIPLED by generous … Read more

We have big plans for 2022 and we’re hoping you’ll join us! Here’s to making life even better for the cats – with your help.  Donate Now! Animal Care Center Move into the new Animal Care Center Hospital and purchase the remaining hospital equipment needed Hire a full-time, onsite veterinarian to provide support for around-the-clock … Read more

The Wildcat Sanctuary Rescues Emaciated, Injured Young Cougar Celebrity Animal Advocate Bob Barker and DJ&T Foundation Providing $75,000 Challenge Grant to the Sanctuary to Help “Cats in Crisis” like Anastasia MEDIA: Anastasia in extremely fragile condition upon her arrival (April) at The Wildcat Sanctuary, and now (June) after she has received intensive, live-saving medical care and … Read more