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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 100 lions, tigers, bobcats, cougars,servals and other species most of whom have been abandoned, abused, orphaned, saved from being turned into fur coats, or retired from performing acts.

Joseph Lion Update Video - More about his emergency eye surgery and an update on how he is doing now. bit.ly/1PT6MUM ... See MoreSee Less

Joseph lion has a visit from the eye specialist, Dr. Tammy Miller, DVM. He underwent a procedure to remove the lens in his eye. Subscribe here: youtub...

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Jackie MankeWhy is it that you guys use the pronged thing on his neck after he has been sedated? Is it that he is not completely sedated?4 hours ago
Origanum OfficinaleHow is he?4 hours ago
Cindy HuttonI actually had to "fast forward" through the surgery. I can watch most of them, but something about eye surgery, whether on cats (of any size), dogs, people - an living creature - just really makes me squeamish. But I'm so glad he's doing fine.4 hours ago
Barbara SevrensHope he is doing well4 hours ago
Candy FielekThx for the update...so glad he is doing great4 hours ago   ·  3
Sarah-Anne GinsonAmazing how delicate the surgery is. I'm happy to hear he's doing well. :)3 hours ago   ·  1
Ginny LawlessGlad he is doing good well3 hours ago   ·  1
Maria Smithhope he gets better soon4 hours ago   ·  1
Daniel Ernst Jonsenthe y-shaped stick to keep josephs head down - have you experienced cats not being fully sedated (or suddenly waking up), and able to lounge at keepers, since it is in use? :)4 hours ago   ·  1
Terri Zuber ClarkJust amazing!! Thank you for helping him keep his eye.😻3 hours ago
Judy McCordGlad he's doing better.3 hours ago
Anita VäisänenSo good to hear he's doing well <34 hours ago
Patricia LarkinSo happy Joseph is doing well. That was a very informative video. I was holding my breath watching it. God bless all who do such a selfless job with all the animals. You are all Gods Angels. Thank you. I am unable to donate but I say a prayer for Big Cat Rescue every night.4 hours ago   ·  3
Tenille StatenSo awesome happy Joseph is doing much better, even if his vision is a little fuzzy, at least he won't be in any pain..you guys and girls are awesome at Big Cat Rescue..;)3 hours ago
Odette RaveJoseph va bien maintenant merci de donner de ses nouvelles3 hours ago
Mary ZietenI'm glad he's doing well! Have you taken any video of administering his eye drops? I'd love to see how you accomplish it!3 hours ago
Tess LakeWowie I like this video much understand whats steps cuz I am deaf ty for your patience!! Also great thanks to doctor and others for helping joseph see better4 hours ago
Stacey ManskeHi Hansom Joseph, I'm so glad everything went well. Your being a good guy taking your meds and eating well. Will wait for more updates God Bless💕 love kitty mom👯😻🐾3 hours ago
Angie ONealI hope he's doing good. I can't load the video for some reason.4 hours ago

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