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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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Who is Big Cat Rescue?



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.

JoJo decided to take a nap with his Easter Bunny, however, notice his ears he is on high alert just in case someone mistakenly thinks they can swipe his Easter eggs. ... See MoreSee Less

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Robin Weatherlyhe is just waiting for a real "bunny"2 hours ago   ·  5
JoAnn Snyder DoudRobin's comment makes me wonder, do live rabbits and other small animals wander into the big cats enclosures?2 hours ago   ·  2
Alison CallisHa ha ha staking out eggs all day will make you very tired lol xox2 hours ago
Cindy WarnerThose Easter bunnies are adorable.2 hours ago
Kitty SheaThis is such a cute Easter picture. Looks like the Easter Bunny paid a visit to JoJo while he was asleep.2 hours ago
Heather Ann CampbellI see the left eye is not completely shut...2 hours ago
Armelle FleuryI love You2 hours ago
Hiromi AbeNobody swipes your Easter eggs.Well sleep,JoJo(*^^*)2 hours ago
Amanda Marie SkinnerHe is soooo lovely!2 hours ago
Hazel Turnerhow sweet2 hours ago
Diane MyersThat is so cute2 hours ago
Carolyn McnacAww that's cute2 hours ago
Tanja PirttiläAnd this is how Jojo stole Easter.32 minutes ago
Leah HopsonGood cat =^..^=2 hours ago   ·  1
Helen Puffinahah he even has his paws on it for extra security2 hours ago
Rose ZawilaBeautiful Cat!1 hour ago
Carol WatsonDon't trust anyone when it comes to his treats !2 hours ago
Marina Iez<32 hours ago
Mohamed JandaliLOL2 hours ago
Ken AlbertLol1 hour ago

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Adang Taruna JmHello from Makassar, Indonesia. How's Zabu today ?4 hours ago   ·  9
Carol HallNew York (where its still winter)4 hours ago   ·  4
Katherine MillerSHOUT OUT to my friends in Madrid Spain for becoming a no kill city for homeless animals. You are right, euthanasia is no answer!!! THANK YOU!!!5 hours ago   ·  34
Paul Nicholas Spielvirginia is for lovers ... of animals5 hours ago   ·  19
Laura Lainhart DiMesticoRawr from Florida, USA, 5 minutes from Big Cat Rescue!5 hours ago   ·  17
Jerry Lee HickTexas united states. Snow leopards are my fave but I love all cats big and small.5 hours ago   ·  11
Zari PottsStaffordshire UK, i love tigers so much xxxxxxxx :)5 hours ago   ·  11
Wendi Priester DurciNC, I love all cats especially tigers!5 hours ago   ·  11
Tiger AmermanHello from Nantucket, Massachusetts!!!5 hours ago   ·  9
Jay Paulmeow from Fredericton New Brunswick. Canada.5 hours ago   ·  8
Depie ManiaA big hallo and an even bigger I love Big Cats from Greece!5 hours ago   ·  8
Jen BlanchardI hail from Northern Ca, USA and I love all of our animal friends...but cats (of all sizes) are by far my favorite!!5 hours ago   ·  7
Tricia GacusanaFlorida. .5 hours ago   ·  6
Vicki Riley BarnettOh, and hi to y'all around the world!!! :)5 hours ago   ·  5
Trudy ConroyAdelaide, Australia! Dont really have any big cats here but we do have pretty cool marsupials like Tasmanian Devils! 💖4 hours ago   ·  5
Mary BarnettHouston, Texas5 hours ago   ·  5
Annette PhillipsI love all cats ~ big and small ~ I am in upstate NY!4 hours ago   ·  4
Niki BurkeSan Francisco, CA. Chuff. Tigers make me smile.5 hours ago   ·  4
Jaylynn GarrellSacramento California :)4 hours ago   ·  4
Margaret ReedHey . . . from Worcester, MA!5 hours ago   ·  4
Loraine McMahonMeeeeeeow from Franklin, Tennessee USA5 hours ago   ·  4
Michelle M MilesMassachusetts, USA. Hello to Australia's Tracey above my comment5 hours ago   ·  4
Tony IvanaviciusThe best way to save the world's wildlife is to get rid of the bloody chinese!5 hours ago   ·  4
Eddie LandonNc loves the cats5 hours ago   ·  4
Teresa McCulloughFrom Dallas, TX but live in Costs Rica. I shout out to all countries to strengthen and enforce animal cruelty laws.4 hours ago   ·  4

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