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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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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,...

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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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Miracle Match brought Miracles!

By | February 2, 2018 at 9:38 am | No comments

YOU DID IT!!!  You helped us meet not only the double match, but also the triple match!  Thank you!!!  And we raised not four, but five months of operating costs!  You make miracles happen. Thank you for being a hero to the animals! Can you imagine being born a wild...

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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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Blind, starving stray dog finds help and love at, of all places, The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | October 7, 2017 at 3:13 pm | No comments

The phone rang while I was in a staff meeting today.  A good samaritan was trying to catch a stray dog that was in really bad shape.  Would we be able to help? Yes, even though we're a sanctuary for wild cats, I can't tell you the number of phone calls I get about all sorts...

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AmeriCorp volunteers dig in for a month at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | August 21, 2017 at 9:54 am | No comments

Have you ever heard of the international Peace Corps? Did you know there's a similar program here in the United States called AmeriCorps? AmeriCorps team mission is strengthening communities and developing leaders through direct, team-based national and community...

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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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Stop cross breeding and inbreeding big cats for profit

By | June 7, 2017 at 8:49 am | No comments

At one time, white tigers were indeed rare. The last one captured in the wild was Mohan in India in 1951. He was intentionally inbred with his daughter.  The resulting four white tiger cubs began a long line of inbreeding for profit. Fast forward to today when almost every...

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