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The Most Important Thing YOU Can Do to Save Big Cats


Take Action buttonThis 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. IF YOU ONLY DO ONE THING TO SAVE BIG CATS; THIS IS THE ACTION TO TAKE TODAY!!!

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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.

Spirit Feather

Spirit Feather

Meet the 2 lb Rehab Rescue Bobcat named Spirit Feather

July 20, 2016: Another 2am success story! When this little bobcat was separated from her mom, and found in the middle of the road, good samaritans turned her in at a clinic in the middle of the state. Who are you going to call at 10:30 pm when you have a bobcat in a box taped shut? Big Cat Rescue, of course.


One look at that defiant little face and you know you are going to have your hands full!


Despite her tiny size Spirit Feather inspires her new name with her ferocity.  Feather was a tribute to our blessed Little Feather, but this little bobcat showed us that Spirit just had to be part of her new name.


Dr. Justin Boorstein, DVM and Jamie Veronica Boorstein, have their hands full while trying to do a SNAP test and give the first set of kitten shots to Spirit Feather.  Even though handling her is difficult, it’s exactly what we want for her.  She needs to see humans as the enemy if she is going to survive in the wild one day.

Watch her LIVE at https://video.nest.com/live/2zgUFP

Find out more about our bobcat rehab and release program here: http://bigcatrescue.org/bobcat-rehab/

Help fund bigger, better and more rehab facilities to enable us to help more bobcats get back to the wild, where they belong.

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Fantastic News! This past week we made it 5000 calls from our tour guests in support of the Big Cat Public Safety Act! Thats 5000 people who have called here, at the sanctuary, and made a huge contribution to making a difference in our fight to ending suffering for so many Big Cats and the Trade. Thank You to all our followers and supporters. Its because of you this is all possible! ... See MoreSee Less

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Diane Esper BurnsGreat news!!🐅2 hours ago
Sharon GirouardBeautiful, beautiful news! Thank you for sharing. So awesome... and I love this big kitty's yawn!2 hours ago
Wasana Mudannayakabeautiful photo,,,2 hours ago
Amy VastineI called while visiting several months ago!2 hours ago
Helen ClasAwesome news. The Big cats are magnificent, and should be treated with love, Respect😍2 hours ago
Ritesh ToshA great news frinds2 hours ago
Anita Wade👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏🐾🐾🐾🐾1 hour ago
Teri BearGreat,awesome!🙌🙌1 hour ago
Thomas MoonCan ya hear me now ?1 hour ago
Aileen BaudreyGreat.1 hour ago
Mary Rehm-GabrielI contacted every one of my representatives and one of my senators has sent me back a personal email last month regarding his stance on the bill before Congress. If we all could get feedback like this it would be great, wouldn't it Big Cat Rescue? I am sharing here my email (dated June 3rd) from last month from Senator Schumer, NY. Dear Ms. Gabriel: Thank you for contacting me to express your support for the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act. I share your concern for these animals and believe we should make a great effort to protect them. Members of the cat family are critically important to many of the world’s ecosystems, where without these carnivores, the ecosystems would not function. Large animals like lions and leopards are also important to local communities in the developing world because they provide the basis for “eco-tourism” —an increasingly popular way for impoverished rural communities to earn much-needed cash while simultaneously protecting their environment and way of life. If great cats are allowed to suffer, whole ecosystems and human communities will suffer with them. As you know, the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act was a bill designed to protect big cats by prohibiting people from keeping or breeding lions, tigers, and other big cats, while allowing present owners to register their animals, and providing exceptions to zoos that are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, wildlife sanctuaries, and traveling circuses that are in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act. This bill has recently been introduced by Senator Blumenthal and has been referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. Although this I am not a member of this committee, I will continue to monitor the situation as this bill moves throughout the Senate. Although I am proud of the accomplishments made on behalf of animal welfare so far, I am aware that there are still many issues remaining to be addressed. That is why I remain committed to protecting animal welfare and will closely monitor relevant legislation as it makes its way through the Senate. Again, thank you for contacting me regarding this important issue. Please feel free to contact me in the future if I can be of further assistance on this or any other matter. Sincerely, Charles E. Schumer United States Senator1 hour ago   ·  1
Mary Louise SetteSuper!!!❤️😻❤️1 hour ago
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Debra EmeryThat's great news ! I'm happy1 hour ago
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Cathy Morkrid MoormanGorgeous photo!!!49 minutes ago
Linda KehlerBig Cat tiger in the picture above, is shouting: " Hurray"!45 minutes ago
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