The Wildcat Sanctuary Provides Forever Home to our First-Ever Newborn Tiger Cub- Along with his Parents and Two Geriatric Lions

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

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Media

News/Media:  [email protected] or (320-245-6871) Press Releases: June 15, 2021 – Wildcat Sanctuary rescues emaciated, injured young cougar June, 2021 – Wildcat Sanctuary mourns the passing of its matriarch, 26-year-old lioness Shanti Deva May 24, 2021 – The Wildcat Sanctuary Rescues Tigers, Lions and Hybrid Big Cats Seized by U.S. Department of Justice from Tiger King

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What’s Ahead for 2021?

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

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Contact Us

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 (813) 431-2720 (this line is for media inquiries only, any other calls will be directed to General Inquires) Surrendering a cat: Please submit this form.  

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Holiday Gift Shop

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

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GIVE TO THE MAX – your donations MATCHED!

I know you won’t want to miss our GIVE TO THE MAX opportunity. It’s the biggest giving time of the year and so important for the cats. Why give?  Because giving helps us save lives – and that feels pretty darn good, doesn’t it? Your gift now through November 18th will go even further when

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

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 natural enclosure provides tall grasses for stalking,

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My birthday thoughts in 2020

As my birthday approaches, I can’t help but look back over the years. Just this past week, our 22-year-old serval Cleo had her geriatric wellness exam. It was emotional for many reasons. Most of all because she was the first cat to begin the sanctuary with me. Luckily, Cleo’s as healthy as any 22-year-old cat

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#Give, BidAtHome & Giving Tuesday

The name Aurora means “dawn.”  As we face this new world, one with so many challenges, we have a choice to stay optimistic, to live our lives in a different way. It truly is the dawn of a new day. As we deal with a worldwide pandemic, something we’ve never experienced before, we can become

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Tiger Amnesty Week

Update: Our focus has always been on what is doing right for the animals. Therefore, we are extending Tiger (and any big cat) Amnesty until our habitats are full. We have free-roaming, natural and spacious habitats that could be helping a big cat in need right now and we want to help. The Wildcat Sanctuary

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Keeping the sanctuary safe during Covid-19

Our sanctuary is one of the few in the country not open for public tours. It’s served the animals well over the years – and even more so now as we deal with COVID-19. The health and safety of our team and animals has always been at the forefront. You may have heard this weekend

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Covid-19 is affecting us all

If you are anything like me, perhaps you are a little anxious right now.  Your head might want to rationalize that others are overreacting, as your heart might bring awareness to the fragility of life.  This is perfectly normal. When something unfounded or big happens in our own world, it can feel just as uneasy. 

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