April 26, 2021 The Wildcat Sanctuary Welcomes Rare Cheetahs Elderly Brothers are the Only Cheetahs Known to Reside in Minnesota   SANDSTONE, Minnesota – The Wildcat Sanctuary is pleased to announce it is now the permanent retirement home for two 11-year-old male cheetahs named Lavani and Kitu. The senior cheetah brothers were retired from an … Read more

Lions are the only cats that live in groups, which are called prides. These are family units that may include up to three males, a dozen or so females, and their young. All of a pride’s lionesses are related, and female cubs typically stay with the group as they age. Young males eventually leave and establish … Read more

March 25, 2021 The Wildcat Sanctuary Welcomes Visit From the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation to Perform Life-Improving Dental Care on a Tiger The Wildcat Sanctuary is pleased to announce that Dr. Barron Hall DVM, FAVD, DAVDC of the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation (PEIVDF) will be visiting the sanctuary once again to … Read more

April 7, 2021 19-Week-Old Tiger Cub at The Wildcat Sanctuary Seeking Companion; Dash is Thriving and has Everything he Needs – Except a Young Tiger Friend The Wildcat Sanctuary announces an exciting update about their 19-week-old rescued tiger cub Dash! He’s certainly thriving, already weighing 65 pounds and growing daily. Dash has moved to a … Read more

February 19, 2021 The Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota Offers Guidance and Cold-Weather Protocols to Southern Animal Sanctuaries as They Deal with Unprecedented Freezing Conditions Sandstone, Minnesota – The last few days of bitterly cold weather across America and widespread power outages in southern states have impacted not only people but thousands of animals living in … Read more

February 3, 2021 MEDIA ALERT Contact:  Susan Bass, Public Relations Cell: 813-431-2720 or [email protected]   Tiger Cub at The Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota Predicts Winner of Sunday’s Big Football Game   Sandstone, Minnesota – An adorable 10-week-old rescued tiger cub named Dash, who resides at The Wildcat Sanctuary, has boldly given his prediction for the … Read more

Geriatric Tigress Sabrina Tested Positive for Covid-19; She and Other Big Cats Who Exhibited Symptoms Have Recovered and are Doing Well Sabrina, a 21-year-old tigress at The Wildcat Sanctuary, tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. The elderly female, as well as other tigers, lions and cougars, showed mild symptoms including intermittent wheezing … Read more

January 4, 2021 The Wildcat Sanctuary Provides Forever Home to Our First-Ever Newborn Tiger Cub Along with his Parents and Two Geriatric Lions TWS invites you to watch tiger cub Dash grow up, play and thrive at The Wildcat Sanctuary on his new Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/230969098548538 Sandstone, Minnesota – The Wildcat Sanctuary was called upon … Read more

News/Media:  [email protected] or (320-245-6871) Press Releases: October 26, 2022 – Lion cubs rescued from Ukraine hope to call The Wildcat Sanctuary home September 7, 2022 – Rescued Bobcat Receives Stem Cell Therapy for Chronic Arthritis August 15, 2022 – Meet the Rescued Big Cats from Tiger King Park June 15, 2021 – Wildcat Sanctuary rescues … Read more

I’d like to thank you for everything you’ve already given to the cats this year. Whether they’re big or little, spotted or striped, old or young, you’ve kept the cats happy, healthy, well cared for and, most of all, loved. I’m so grateful to you for that! And even though it’s been a year we’ve … Read more

General Inquiries: For information call 320-245-6871 Monday – Friday, 8-4:30 CST.  Or email [email protected] We are not open for public visitation. News/Media:  [email protected] or 320-245-6871, Attn: Tammy Thies (this line is for media inquiries only, any other calls will be directed to General Inquires) Surrendering a cat: Please submit this form.  

Holiday Gift Shop Sorry, as of 12/14, we can no longer guarantee delivery by December 24th. If you’re looking for a compassionate gift, one that truly shows the spirit of the season, we have just the items for you! When you purchase any of these gifts, you bring true comfort and joy to over 115 … Read more