Exhale! Finally, I can breathe a sigh of relief. Kimba, Sofia, Gino, Salteña and Chupino arrived safely. After a day of loading, a 9-hour flight from Argentina to Miami and a 38-hour drive, the anticipation was making our hearts skip a beat. Our primary concern was for the eldest lioness, Salteña. When the two semi-trucks pulled
Join our Monthly Pride! 12 gifts in 12 months makes you a guardian to the cats! Guardians are important to our residents. In fact, you’re the backbone that sustains their safe home. The Monthly Pride is a group of dedicated supporters who make a monthly gift that provides a huge impact on the lives of
Jungle Boogie – Welcome to the Jungle Sunday, October 13, 2019 Minneapolis Marriott West: 9960 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis Minnesota 55426 Contact [email protected] with any question regarding you reservation. Welcome to the Jungle is a celebration of our 20 years of saving lives! It’s been a wild ride, one we couldn’t have done without YOU! Join
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BECOME A MEMBER OF OUR LEGACY PRIDE When tigress Daisy first arrived, her future was counted in only days. Barely able to walk or stand, we didn’t know if we could help her. But we had to try. Your ongoing support helped provide her specialty care and treatments for spinal meningitis and gave her a
It’s hard to believe a small Midwest sanctuary that started out almost 20 years ago would be involved in so many national, and even international, big cat rescues. Sadly, there isn’t a day that goes by that we don’t hear about a big cat somewhere in the world in need of rescue. Because of social
We use the term enrichment all the time in our newsletters and blogs and we thought, “Maybe our donors and supporters aren’t aware of what enrichment really means.” So here it is, enrichment in a nutshell. What is enrichment? It’s an animal husbandry principle that can help improve the quality of life of captive animals.
The #1 thing you can do to help 2021 Big Cat Public Safety Act – UPDATE The Big Cat Public Safety Act has been reintroduced as H.R. 263 by Reps. Michael Quigley, D-Ill., and Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn. We need your help once again to pass this important bill – and take it across the finish
It can be easy to think that, with just a little TLC, you can turn around the life of a rescued resident. In the best case scenarios, that can happen. But, more often than not, the cats that come to the Sanctuary have extreme medical conditions, unknown history and, understandably, behavioral issues or fear of
Searching for the right internship At a very early age, from the first time I laid eyes on them, I felt an instant affinity towards big cats. I was intrigued. I was in love. What made them tick? Why were they so special, so intriguing, so magnificent? Their eyes, the way they move, their language,
Help us renovate Wildcat Pines – our bobcat area at The Wildcat Sanctuary! We have big plans for our rescued bobcats and you can be a part of this special project! Wildcat Pines was the first area built when we moved to the site in 2006. It currently utilizes insulated and heated den boxes for
Minnesota’s hosting the ? Super Bowl ? this year. Our Vikings may not be in the lineup, but our tiger trio sure is! Dimitri, Zeke, and Griffen’s caretakers set up the playing field, complete with referees and back-up players for our very own 400 POUND KITTEN BOWL! The boys raced to the field, anxious for play to begin…. Halftime