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Sponsor a Wild One

By | December 30, 2017 at 8:20 pm | 51 comments

ANNUAL SPONSORSHIP OF A WILD CAT [gravityform id="3" title="false" description="false"] Zeus and the other cats will live at The Wildcat Sanctuary the rest of their lives.  Unlike a dog or cat with a traditional family, being a wild animal, our cats have a family of...

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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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Home for the Holidays – Help us furnish the new intern house!

By | December 5, 2017 at 11:41 am | No comments

Did you know more interns means more help for the cats? Thank you to everyone who donated items for the intern house!  We are busy the month of December getting the house ready for the interns to move in!  We will be sure to post photos here soon!  So check back. Not only...

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Help Keep A Wild One Warm This Winter

By | December 4, 2017 at 1:10 am | No comments

What's a rescued leopard supposed to do on a cold Minnesota winter day? Play on his indoor jungle gym, or curl up in a cozy hammock inside where it's toasty warm!  Even though our warm weather cats like leopard Shazam enjoy playing outdoors in the snow, we also think it's...

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Our ROAR of thanks for your GIVE TO THE MAX support!

By | November 15, 2017 at 9:10 am | No comments

You made GIVE TO THE MAX, the most successful ever.  A huge ROAR of thanks for raising over $213,000 for the cats!! Wow!!!  That's about all we can say!  Your support surpassed our expectations and proves again and again, that we have the best and most compassionate...

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8 fast facts about white tigers – did you know?

By | October 22, 2017 at 9:50 am | No comments

In 2017, The Wildcat Sanctuary is currently home to FIVE white tigers. There have been others in the past and sadly, there will be more in the future. If white tigers are so rare, though, why are there so many in need of rescue? We hope you'll learn these basic facts about...

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Blind, starving stray dog finds help and love at, of all places, The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | October 7, 2017 at 3:13 pm | No comments

The phone rang while I was in a staff meeting today.  A good samaritan was trying to catch a stray dog that was in really bad shape.  Would we be able to help? Yes, even though we're a sanctuary for wild cats, I can't tell you the number of phone calls I get about all sorts...

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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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Tiger loses its life on the streets of Atlanta – how does this happen?

By | September 6, 2017 at 10:06 am | No comments

Today, the public felt what we feel daily. The anger and sadness of a wild cat dying through no fault of its own. When a tiger was seen running loose on an interstate highway in Atlanta, authorities were called. What many don’t understand is that first responders do not...

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