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Double your donation and make miracles possible!

By | February 18, 2019 at 9:38 am | No comments

Siblings Mansa and Leo were separated at a young age. Leo was sent to a different zoo and had been alone for quite some time as the only lion there. His roars went unanswered.                 But that all changed when he was re-homed here to The Wildcat...

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Safety is The Wildcat Sanctuary’s #1 Strategic Anchor

By | January 11, 2019 at 3:24 pm | No comments

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...

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2018 was a PAWsome year for the cats at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | December 28, 2018 at 1:20 pm | No comments

Looking back over the year, it's amazing what our donors and supporters accomplished for so many! Habitats and Residents  7 lions, 2 servals, 1 bobcat, 1 Eurasian Lynx and 5 hybrids were welcomed to the Sanctuary.  The sanctuary completed our largest international...

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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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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,...

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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...

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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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Amazing medical progress for tigers Daisy and Mohan!

By | July 10, 2017 at 6:12 pm | No comments

What a difference a couple of months can make for two very ill tigers! When we picked up Mohan, he had such difficulty walking. With degenerative joint disease of the knees due to untreated cranial cruciate ligament injuries and with nails grown so long they'd embedded in...

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So, do you think MY cat is a Bengal?

By | June 27, 2017 at 2:13 pm | No comments

Whenever we share a photo of one of the dozens of hybrid wild cats we’ve rescued, someone always asks the question, “Could my rescue be a Bengal?” Tabby cats and Bengal cats can often look very similar. Without a bill of sale, some sort of registration/pedigree papers...

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