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Today at Big Cat Rescue June 21 2013 Ocelot Enrichment

Tiger Mauls Caregiver   June 21, 2013 Anderson, IN: A 21 year old female employee named Marissa Dub was attacked by tiger at Joe Taft's Exotic Feline Rescue Center. For cleaning purposes, the tiger was moved into a holding area. Officials report that the door to the holding area did not get shut all the way, allowing the tiger to bite and latch onto her head. Co workers distracted the tiger with food and retrieved Dub who was airlifted in critical condition to Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis.   Helping Wild Cats All Read More

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Illegally Kept Florida Siberian Lynx Seized by FWC

 Property owner, wildlife dealer cited   A Siberian lynx has been seized from a residence in Southwest Ranches, where the caged animal was found to be in poor health and suffering from an eye infection.   The lynx, a medium-seized wildcat, was taken by officers of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and turned over a facility licensed to house exotic wildlife. The cat's condition has improved, although the veterinarian there said it may have long-term health issues, said Carli Segelson, spokeswoman for the Read More

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Big Cat Rescue’s Board Policy

Download the PDF   A charitable organization must have a governing body that is responsible for reviewing and approving the organization’s mission and strategic direction, annual budget and key financial transactions, compensation practices and policies, and fiscal and governance policies. The board of directors bears the primary responsibility for ensuring that a charitable organization fulfills its obligations to the law, its donors, its staff and volunteers, its clients, and the public at large. The board must protect the assets of Read More

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Big Cat Rescue’s Anti Harassment Policy

It is the policy of Big Cat Rescue Corp. to promote a productive work environment and not to tolerate verbal or physical conduct by any employee that harasses, disrupts, or interferes with another’s work performance or that creates an intimidating, offensive, or hostile environment. (1) Employees are expected to maintain a productive work environment that is free from harassing or disruptive activity. No form of harassment will be tolerated, including harassment for the following reasons: race, national origin, religion, disability, Read More