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Most-ImportantThis bill called the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act is the most important piece of legislation to ever be introduced to protect lions, tigers and other exotic wild cats from being kept as pets and in miserable roadside zoos. It ended the 113th Congressional session with more than 120 co sponsors.  Now we are working to re introduce the bill in early 2015.

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Big Cat Rescue, one of the world’s largest accredited sanctuaries for exotic cats, is a leading advocate in ending the abuse of captive big cats and saving wild cats from extinction.  We are home to about 80 lions, tigers, bobcats, cougarsservals and other species most of whom have been abandoned, abused, orphaned, saved from being turned into fur coats, or retired from performing acts.

Dade City Wild Things is getting criticised for letting visitors pay to swim with tigers www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/zoo-criticised-for-cruel-attraction-that-lets-visitors-... ... See MoreSee Less

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Charrissa HuffmanWait, you can swim with tigers but can't open a pit bull....sounds legit.4 hours ago   ·  2
Taylor J CassidyHow can PETA criticize anyone? Have you seen what they have been doing to dogs that belong to people, stealing them from their yards and putting them down right away sometimes while the owners are even at work. Notthing Dade City is any better, but if you read this entire article PETA is complaining about Dade City and in my eyes they have no room to talk. Nothing but hypocrites out to make money.5 hours ago   ·  7
Cindy MorrisThey should after all that is a wild animal5 hours ago
Elizabeth ZeagersI commented on their FB page,but they think it's ok !! I can't believe that they also breed them there!! I thought that breeding was not aloud !??5 hours ago   ·  5
Maria PascualVery pretty face looking so cute picture , puppy Tiger, love5 hours ago
Marcia MorrisHi Dear... Swimming is good for you4 hours ago
Joyce BaysI don't think its o.k.I thought they were doing what was best for the cats ,Not using them to make money.5 hours ago
Barbara LensingThey should be criticized for letting people swim with tigers. I'm so sick of animals being used as toys for people to play with.5 hours ago   ·  31
Elizabeth SmithTiger should not be forced to swim with tourist5 hours ago   ·  21
Mark HellaLet the tourists swim with adult Tigers before the Tigers are fed for the day5 hours ago   ·  17
Lizzy GornallSad news to hear that this young tiger cub is not with its mother Learning and teaching from her. Instead it is swimming with strangers it needs too stop it is not a pet it is an wild animal and that is where they all belong not in zoo's and not in private collections. They should be re homed in a tiger sanctuary to the end5 hours ago   ·  15
Renee BakesI stopped supporting Dade City Wild Things after doing research and gaining a new perspective and understanding for Tigers and other wildlife creatures. Not to mention, whenever you commented on their page, they were always defensive and would provoke an argument with anyone who didn't say something they agreed with or liked.5 hours ago   ·  10
George YountThis practice should stop. Tigers, big or small, are wild animals. Let's try not to take all of that from them.5 hours ago   ·  8
Tracy CampbellI do not care if it is Peta or not THE issue is this Poor Baby Tiger #1 It should be with MAMA # 2 Teeth & Claws have probably been removed While Awake #3 Probably NOT fed well like the other baby tigers that are kept to have pics taken with tourists in other places ...IT IS JUST SAD AND DISCUSTING THAT HUMANS HAVE BECOME SO CRUEL AND NO LIFE MATTERES TO THEM AT ALL THE ONLY THING HUMANS CARE ABOUT NOW IS THE EVIL DOLLAR ...THIS IS WHY I LIKE ANIMALS MORE THAN PEOPLE THEY NEVER WOULD SCREW US OUT OF A HAPPY LIFE FOR $$$$$$$3 hours ago   ·  1
Jeanie AngellI saw another "rescue" today that lets visitors play with cubs...5 hours ago   ·  3
Rebecca RoyleI posted a message on one of their Facebook photos.... No abuse but straight to the point.... These ppl are just as bad as the canned hunting breeders.... When will people see the harm they're doing and realise that wild animals shouldn't be treat like this?4 hours ago   ·  2
Deanna CookThe tiger should be with its mama not swimming with people never know what can happen.3 hours ago   ·  2
Anne Murphywell to say these tigers need with their mamma more important it is nature of wildlife, not with human all the time, they are make money out of swindler humans,5 hours ago   ·  4
Christine EllinwoodBeautiful tiger....would I swim with a tiger....don't think so. 🐯3 hours ago
Wendy CasselGood ! Get is closed down and get those big cat cubs into a sanctuary5 hours ago   ·  5
Mona TurnerThese little tigers need to be with there mother not swimming with people let alone paying to swim wth them its not wtight4 hours ago
Pam LazoAcck! The world is going to you know where in a handbasket.5 hours ago   ·  4
Lu PorrittLook it seems innocent enough but really cubs should not be the purpose of a tourist attraction to make money for a zoo. It should be stopped5 hours ago   ·  3
Leslie Joneswhat the hell is wrong with these people .. what part of how abusive this is do they not understand .. leave these animals alone!5 hours ago   ·  4
Mary HiltonI bet mommy tigers make all their cubs swim for no reason...NOT! Disgusting..5 hours ago   ·  2

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