News/Media: [email protected] or (813) 431-2720 (this line is for media inquiries only, any other calls will be directed to General Inquires) 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
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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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
You helped us reach our overall goal of $300,000 for the cats! Thank you!!!! You are the most amazing supporters in the world. The cats are so lucky to have you on their side! We will be announcing the winner of the Caretaker for a Day experience early next week. Stay tuned! Join our Rescue
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,
It’s the Tiger-Thon Triple Match!! ONE WEEK ONLY your gift will be tripled by a group of generous donors from 9/24 – 10/1. (up to $29,500) DONATE HERE NOW!!! When it costs us as much as $10,000 every year just to care for ONE tiger, you can see why this TIGER-THON will help so much.
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
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
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
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
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.