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AdvoCat 2012 02

Wild Thing, I think I love you...   It’s not too late to get your sweetheart the purr-fect gift.  Order by 10 PM tonight and get a Wild Thing Gift Set just in time for Valentine’s Day.  For $25 you will receive a Wild Thing Gift Set which includes a beautiful glossy color Big Cat Kissing Booth print and a cuddly soft big cat plush toy.   Didn’t order in time or worried this gift will not arrive by Valentine’s Day?  No need to fret.  You can order a digital version of the Big Cat Kissing Booth photo that you can download Read More

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AdvoCat News 2012 01

Out with the Old in with the New According to the National Christmas Tree Assosiation, Americans purchased a whopping 27 million Christmas trees in 2010 spending an average of $36 per tree for a grand total of $976 million! Where do all of those trees go once the holidays are over? A lot of places actually. Discarded Christmas trees are mulched for landscaping use, used whole on shorelines to prevent soil erosion, and even burned to produce electricity. Did you know that the big cats like Christmas trees? They more than like them, they love them! Read More

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AdvoCat News 2011 12 Happy Growl-idays

3 Connecting Tunnels, 2 Enclosure Additions, and a Leopard Jungle Gym It has been a busy month for Big Cat Rescue.  As always, during the holidays, we receive many more visitors to the sanctuary, which is great because we are able to share the stories of the cats and inform the public how they can help put an end to the abuse of big cats in captivity!  Big Cat Rescuers have also been very busy enhancing the lives of the cats residing at the sanctuary. A few of the most recent projects included an enclosure addition for Purr-sistance the ocelot Read More

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AdvoCat News 2011 11

100 Cars for Good Benefits 100 Big Cats   We want to send out a huge THANK YOU to everyone who voted for us in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good contest. Big Cat Rescue won and celebrated with Stadium Toyota last Wednesday night.   This Toyota Tundra will go a long way in helping the big cats from hauling supplies, to taking cats to the vet, to cross-country rescue trips!   More photos of the celebration.     Zanesville Massacre Sparks Change in Legislation to Protect Wild Animals   The Read More

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AdvoCat News 2011 10

3 New Tigers Call Big Cat Rescue Home   We are very excited to announce the rescue of three very special tigers; Amanda, Andre & Arthur.   The economic crunch has been felt nationwide by all and charities are no exception.  In fact it is non-profits that are often affected first.  When money becomes tight and every dollar counts, donating to a charity is the first budget cut for most individuals.  These difficult financial times struck one particular sanctuary in Texas so hard that they were forced to declare bankruptcy Read More

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AdvoCat News 2011 09

Please Comment on Proposed Rule Change Aimed at Saving Tigers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLPJ3iR-ezg   Save the Tiger - Your Comments are Needed The US Fish and Wildlife Service wants to hear from you.  Please take just 30 seconds to visit their site and comment on a proposed rule change that will help protect tigers.  This rule change will require that individuals breeding generic (not pure-bred) tigers will have to follow the same strict regulations and permitting processes that are currently required of Species Survival breeding Read More

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AdvoCat News 2011 08

Phantom Fur Ball to Rescue Tigers We decided not to hold our annual Fur Ball this year so that we could focus our attention on stopping the abuses the big cats face, at their root, through legislation.  This does not mean, however, that we do not desperately need the funds that are usually generated from the event.  Each year the proceeds from the Fur Ball go towards the care of the cats that we rescue.  This year is no different and in fact, at the time of writing this issue, we are coordinating the rescue of 3 tigers. Andre, Apotha, Read More

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AdvoCat News 2011 07

Wines to Benefit the Big Cats   We are very excited to announce the launch of Big Cat Rescue's Roar Reserve wines available for purchase through Benefit Wines.  The Roar Reserve wines offered - Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Malbec and Sauvignon Blanc are imported from LaFortuna Vineyards in Lontue Valley, Chile. These vegan friendly wines are produced using certified organic grapes by a fair trade certified vineyard.   Each wine bottle label features one of the big cats living at the sanctuary and $7 Read More

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AdvoCat News 2011 06

In all our years of sending out a monthly AdvoCat newsletter, this is the closest I have ever come to not getting one out to our supporters. It is because of all of the trouble we are having with our website, which is still down. Until it is back up at BigCatRescue.org you can check for news at BigCatRescue.com. We are working, literally around the clock, to get it back up and operational for you. Keep Up To Date at Facebook & YouTube We update our facebook.com/bigcatrescue page several times a day with news and contests and hope to see Read More

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AdvoCat News 2011 05

Baby Bobcat Rescue Well, he was a baby when this whole ordeal started anyway... Back in November of 2010 we were contacted by the RI State Vet who was in the process of seizing a bobcat kitten that had been sold to a local man by the surname of Tardie by a backyard breeder operating under the name of Bitterroot Bobcat and Lynx.  Barbara Roe claims on her site to have been breeding and selling bobcats and lynx as pets since 1985 and charges $1,500 and will ship, apparently, no questions asked.  If anyone cared about the law they would have Read More
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