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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MIRACLE MATCH – TRIPLE your donation! 1 week only!

THANK YOU!!! We are blessed to have supporters like YOU! Because of you: We met the match We met the triple match And we met our goal of 5 months of operating costs!!!! Stay tuned on May 5th and we will announce the winners of the behind-the-scenes tour and the gift pack! Miracle Match 2020

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Dealing with loss – Good Grief

Dealing with Loss Writing to you usually comes easily to me. I feel like I know each of you and the conversations are natural. So, I couldn’t figure out why, when I decided to write an article about dealing with loss and grief, I couldn’t get started. Good Grief I sat down several times to write,

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Join us for what’s ahead in 2020!

A look ahead to 2020 2020 is a big construction year for our future Animal Care & Education Center. The Animal Care and Education Center is the future of The Wildcat Sanctuary and will provide an important platform for our mission – to help more animals and educate more people. With your support, this new

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Join us for our big plans in 2020!

A look ahead to 2020 2020 is a big construction year for our future Animal Care & Education Center. The Animal Care and Education Center is the future of The Wildcat Sanctuary and will provide an important platform for our mission – to help more animals and educate more people. With your support, this new

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Ho Ho Ho ~ How to be a Holiday Hero for a wild cat!

There are so many ways you can be a HOLIDAY HERO to a wild cat this season!  MAKE A DONATION For some, Thanksgiving Day begins the season of getting. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday. But what Thanksgiving really begins is the season of giving back. That’s what makes each of us feel truly

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Caretaker For A Day experience

What’s it really like to win a CARETAKER FOR A DAY experience at The Wildcat Sanctuary? Some of our previous winners couldn’t wait to share their thoughts with us! Caretaker for a Day – Mary from Massachusetts “My caretaker for a day experience was definitely a once in a lifetime chance I was so fortunate

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Minnesota Sanctuary Bears Burden of Boom in Big Cats

DARLENE PROIS Star Tribune of Minneapolis Posted on Mon, Jan. 08, 2007 SANDSTONE, Minn. – The Wildcat Sanctuary, the state’s only certified home for exotic cats, had 20 felines when it moved out of Isanti County last year after its relationship with township leaders grew contentious. Since last spring, the sanctuary’s new home on a

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The New Animal Care Center

Animal Care Center Update: The pandemic continues to teach us patience and flexibility. Unfortunately, the pandemic has decreased the supply chain for many construction materials, including wood and concrete, two key components of our new building.  Lumber costs increased by 30% with no guarantee from lumber yards that they could even get all the supplies

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Safety is The Wildcat Sanctuary’s #1 Strategic Anchor

When we hear about accidents or fatalities happening at other facilities, it’s heartbreaking. But it reconfirms why here, at The Wildcat Sanctuary, human safety has always been the #1 Strategic Anchor our sanctuary’s built upon. We realize that, without making safety a priority, it jeopardizes the lives of all the animals we’ve worked so hard

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You can be part of The Wildcat Sanctuary’s BIG PLANS for 2019!

A look ahead to 2019! 2019 is our 20th Anniversary of saving lives!  As we celebrate all we’ve accomplished together, we have big plans for this coming year and invite you to be a part of it, too. New Animal Care Center We’ll be planning and designing a new Animal Care Center to be built over

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