Browsing Tag big cat

GIVE TO THE MAX DAY – You CRUSHED our goal!

By | October 22, 2018 at 2:34 pm | No comments

Wow! Your support helped us CRUSH our goal!!  Thank you! Because of YOU, our residents will receive first rate veterinary care, fun enrichment, heated places to sleep, wholesome food and so much more! Because of YOU, our residents will receive first rate veterinary...

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Double Your Donation Today- Help bring the lions home!

By | June 29, 2018 at 2:38 pm | No comments

YOU DID IT!! You are ALL so amazing This was the biggest match opportunity in The Wildcat Sanctuary's history....and you met it in a month - 2 weeks before the deadline! You're helping build a whole new area of the sanctuary that will be home to many big cats now - and in...

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For their future – join our Legacy Pride

By | May 29, 2018 at 10:15 am | No comments

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 new lease on...

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A bi-partisan issue we can all support – Big Cat Public Safety Act

By | May 22, 2018 at 2:17 pm | No comments

It's hard to believe states require dog licenses but, when it comes to dangerous exotic animals - well that's a whole other story! Here are the shocking facts, according to HSUS: 5 states have absolutely no laws addressing the private ownership of big cats - Wisconsin,...

Posted in: TWS in the News

T.E.A.M. – Treating The Entire Animal at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | May 19, 2018 at 6:52 pm | No comments

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,...

Posted in: TWS in the News

Big Paws, Big Eyes, Huge Appetites, Enormous Personalities

By | March 5, 2018 at 3:44 pm | No comments

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...

Posted in: Animal Care

Rescued Tigers play in the 400-pound Tiger Bowl!

By | January 30, 2018 at 5:39 pm | No comments

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...

Posted in: TWS in the News

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

By | October 4, 2017 at 8:51 pm | No comments

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...

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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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