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The Most Important Thing YOU Can Do to Save Big Cats

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.

Apache came to Big Cat Rescue on June 6,1995. His previous owner saw him urinate on the carpet and decided that having a bobcat as a pet was not the best idea. Apache shares a large Cat.a.tat with Divinity. ... See MoreSee Less

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Steve BrockAwwwww5 hours ago
Simone Lambly MamoNo comment about what I think of his previous "owner" who should not "own" a living creature. This guy right here is gorgeous!!. <35 hours ago   ·  8
Thomas StaceyHe sure is handsome what did they think a big kitty would do of course he urinated on the floor not his fault theres blame to be placed but not on apache you guys rock at all you do for these beautiful cats :-)5 hours ago   ·  3
Rebecca Friedgen WareWhat a beauty!!! <35 hours ago
Teijo Kosovacute :)5 hours ago
Craig JeffreyI could have told him that from the start! How many times do you have to tell people not to keep big cats at home? smh in the best place now though. :)5 hours ago   ·  1
Jennifer Keehn DoranNow he can pee wherever he wants, but hopefully he hasn't picked up Alex's habit of peeing on tour guests!!5 hours ago   ·  7
Joseph Adam St ClairMichelle he looks like he's looking for Mary Brooks lol5 hours ago
Patty NeubauerIt amazes me how people can have a wild animal without knowing that they will regret it sooner than later!!5 hours ago   ·  1
Fran CabanaHe's an awfully handsome guy but looks a tiny bit pudgy - sorry boy - it looks good on you.5 hours ago   ·  1
Shannon Mason LeppardHe is a big kitty to have at home!5 hours ago
Susan Chase RawlinsIgnorant owner - this is a WILD animal, not meant to be a pet!5 hours ago
Pam BergnerFor goodness gracious. Dogs and cats also urinate on carpets...but It turned out for the best !5 hours ago   ·  1
Evon GardnerProblem is...the people who should be reading this aren't! Obviously, the word is NOT getting out to the people who think owning an exotic cat is cool.5 hours ago
Sandra Clifford TerpoilliWow Big cat!!!5 hours ago
Tina Farley Eader-KellyHe's Big & beautiful ♥♥♥♥♥5 hours ago
Shelia MooreBeautiful 😊5 hours ago
Nor Suzana Khamarudin💋💛💚💜5 hours ago
Valerie DennyHe's gorgeous! By the way, big cats should not be and aren't pets.5 hours ago
Elneri Siqueira5 hours ago
Elneri Siqueira5 hours ago
Barb PrestileoWell, there are hundred of thousand history books & all we've learned from them is that we need to develop even more horrific weapons!! Possessions seem to make us happy, unfortunately some people think they need to possess a wild creature. Very sad!!5 hours ago
Christine S. BoydLooks like Apache was ready for a home more suited to his needs. He's a big cat. Thank you guys for giving him what he needs.4 hours ago
Shannon AngelopoulosHard to understand why they ever thought it was a good idea to have a wild animal as a pet. Glad he's safe and well cared for now.4 hours ago
Elneri Siqueira4 hours ago   ·  1

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