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Actress’ tiger that mauled caretaker came from notorious Colton

Actress' tiger that mauled caretaker came from notorious Colton 10:00 PM PST on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 By SANDRA STOKLEY The Press-Enterprise The tiger that mauled a caretaker this week at actress Tippi Hedren's Shambala Preserve in Acton was one of the exotic cats relocated from Tiger Rescue, a notorious Colton sanctuary shut by state authorities in 2003.Hedren, who starred in Alfred Hitchcock's classic film "The Birds," made the announcement Wednesday in an interview on KFI Radio. Harlan Boll, a Hedren spokesman, confirmed it. Tiger Read More

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Why do people keep dead exotic cats in their freezers?

Frozen panther found in Loxahatchee home baffles law enforcement   One dead panther was buried in a garage freezer. Another was stuffed and mounted on a wall. The Oct. 16 discovery baffled law enforcement officers who were called to the 30-acre property in Loxahatchee that morning over a landlord-tenant dispute, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Offices. The deputy who answered that call found himself staring into the eyes of a frozen panther that reportedly had been shot. At first, he thought it was a lion. Then Read More

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Wildcats Find New Sanctuary at Shambala

Wildcats Find New Sanctuary   Shambala founder says people who buy wild animals as pets are selfish. 6/29/2006 Signal Staff ACTON — Wildcats — such as lions, tigers and bobcats — are not pets, emphasizes Tippi Hedren, founder and president of the Roar Foundation and the Shambala Preserve located near Acton, a sanctuary that currently houses endangered exotic cats, many of which have been mistreated in the past. “Don’t ever consider a wild animal a pet,” Hedren said. “It doesn’t matter whether it is a little squirrel Read More

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If a cat of any kind sneezes on this planet, you can probably find out about it here. This page lists the 3 most recent articles for each species of wild cat, but to see the most recent 100 news stories for each type of exotic click the Headlines below. Big Cat Incidents These stories include killings, maulings, escapes and wild cat sightings that were most likely captive cats who were set free or who had escaped. big cat incidents, mauling, tiger attack, tiger escape View "Big Cat Incidents" on Spundge   Tiger Tigers Read More

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Christian the Lion

Christian the Lion the Truth About Lion ReUnion and His Tragic Demise   Christian the Lion or Lion Re Union Why we are opposed to people forwarding Christian the Lion Reunion:  No matter how many times you say that big cats should not be bred and traded as pets, if people see images of big cats acting like pets, they will continue to buy and dump them.  More HERE about the kind of people who own exotic animals. If you have had Internet access for more than a week, someone has probably sent you the 1971 video clip of two guys hugging Read More

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UK Bans Use of Wild Animals in Circus Acts

Victory in the campaign to ban circus animals Government concedes defeat after bribes and intimidation fail to deter rebels MPs voted to ban wild animals in circuses last night after David Cameron's attempts to bully Conservative backbenchers into voting against the measure backfired and ended in a humiliating public defeat. In a decision hailed by campaigners as an "historic victory for animal welfare and protection", MPs of all parties unanimously backed a ban and the Government signalled that it would introduce one, ending forever the days Read More

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OSHA Enforces Against GW Exotic Animal Park

OSHA Enforces Against GW Exotic Animal Park After Animal Legal Defense Fund Complaint Wynnewood, Okla. — The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited and fined a Wynnewood roadside zoo known as G.W. Exotic Animal Park for several serious violations of worker safety laws. The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) sent a formal complaint requesting enforcement to OSHA on December 18, 2013, after a park employee was mauled by a tiger late on October 5, 2013 and nearly lost her arm. OSHA began its investigation Read More

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Endangered Song Sumatran Tiger Song

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Tiger Shere Khan

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Cam & Zabu snoozing on their platform :) #lion #tiger #bigcats #bigcatrescue #sanctuary

via http://ift.tt/1muxEJA Global March for Lions is Big News in So. Africa 1) Go South Online http://gosouthonline.co.za/global-march-against-canned-hunting/   2)Daily News http://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/news/canned-hunting-protest-1.1656528   3)City Press http://www.citypress.co.za/news/sa-leads-way-global-march-canned-hunting/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sa-leads-way-global-march-canned-hunting   4) IOL http://www.iol.co.za/scitech/science/environment/global-march-against-canned-hunting-1.1656500#.Uxb_Z86Ab3Q Read More

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Now at Big Cat Rescue Feb 25 2014

 Cypress the Rehab Bobcat Update Cypress the bobcat was rescued on January 4, 2014 and has been recovering in the West - Boensch Cat Hospital for these past 7 weeks.  She had been resisting eating whole prey items, such as rats and chicks, so we were getting worried that she would never switch off the ground diet we have been giving her to the real prey items that she would have to eat in the wild. We couldn't let her lose her ability to recognize prey and insisted that she eat what wild bobcats eat, but maybe Cypress knew best because Read More