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Be part of our BIG PLANS for the cats in 2018!

By | December 27, 2017 at 12:01 pm | No comments

So, what do we want to accomplish together in 2018?  Take a look!  You can make these miracles happen! Construction for the cats is our biggest focus for next year. Over 23 bobcats need to be moved to other areas of the sanctuary to allow for demolition and...

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2017 was a PAW-SOME year for the cats!

By | December 16, 2017 at 2:53 pm | No comments

From the Director, Tammy Thies: When I reflect on the year behind us, I continue to be overwhelmed and amazed by what is accomplished with a humble budget and small group of people - including YOU! Our animals are the luckiest in the world!  We never stop making...

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Won’t You Help Feed a Feline Today at The Wildcat Sanctuary?

By | October 4, 2017 at 8:51 pm | No comments

Feeding big cats is a big job.     Tonka the tiger is the largest cat at the Sanctuary.  He was a former exhibit cat living in a small, non-compliant enclosure prior to arriving at The Wildcat Sanctuary. Thanks to you, Tonka now has room to roam. His...

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The Wildcat Sanctuary hosts the 2017 Big Cat Sanctuary Conference

By | September 18, 2017 at 4:09 pm | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary was honored to host the third Big Cat Sanctuary Conference. This is an annual gathering of reputable sanctuaries dedicated to ending the captive wildlife crisis. In early September 2017, 35 leaders from 16 U.S. sanctuaries and representatives from...

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Creating Wild Spaces and Fun for the cats!

By | July 16, 2017 at 10:26 am | No comments

We have big plans and you can be a special part of creating wild spaces for the wild at heart! Skywalk systems for leopards as well as other climbing cats like bobcats so they can use more vertical space in their habitats. Plan and redesign of Wildcat Pines section...

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Meet white tiger Mohan – walking was painful for him

By | May 31, 2017 at 7:00 am | No comments

If Jeremy and Simon are our active adolescents, Callie's socially silly, and Nikita's radiantly resilient, that must mean Mohan is magnificently majestic!! We just picked up this big beautiful boy who came with many unanswered questions.  One being his age.  We heard he was...

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Special needs tiger Daisy welcomed by The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | May 30, 2017 at 8:18 am | No comments

Look at this face!  This is 2 1/2 year old tiger Daisy, the day we met her. You'd never know from this picture, but Daisy has a neurological disorder.  She is ataxic, has an uneven gait, trouble with her balance, stumbles, and has stunted growth. Daisy takes a little...

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Thank you for making Miracle Match a success!

By | April 23, 2017 at 6:21 pm | No comments

Thank you for making Miracle Match 2017 a huge success for the cats!  Because of you, we met our match!!! As soon as we have final numbers, we will provide an update!   Miracle Match 2017 - Ended April 30th Today, I’m asking for your help with an amazing matching...

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Big News! Two tigers become roommates

By | April 5, 2017 at 9:14 am | No comments

Big news for TWS' biggest tigers! What’s better than introducing two huge tigers to their very own large, natural habitats at the Sanctuary?  Introducing them to each other!!! You can imagine the planning, discussions and strategy that goes into deciding whether or not...

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Tigress Pandora has surgery at the University of Minnesota

By | March 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm | No comments

It’s not every day the vet staff of the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center welcomes a 300-pound tiger as a patient. But today’s an important day for tigress Pandora!     Pandora's story This 13-year-old Bengal tiger was recently rescued...

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