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Tigers for Tigers Update

Greetings everyone,   I would like to update all of you on the progress of the National Tigers for Tigers Coalition. We are extremely thankful for your support and the students are excited for our bright future. I could not be more proud of the students and their passion for the cause. I truly believe that we have something incredible here.   All of the schools are forming their own Tigers for Tigers clubs on campus and are currently developing their own initiatives with the National T4T Coalition. Many are focused on obtaining Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 9 2013

"Silent Killer" Health Problems Increasingly Affecting Cats   Warns Veterinarians     All About Cats Veterinary Hospital is warning cat owners that "silent killer" health problems are common for cats of all ages, including those in their prime. While it may be common knowledge that humans need regular health screenings to detect underlying disease, cat owners may be surprised to learn that the same is true for cats. Just as humans receive regular blood pressure and cholesterol checks, the cat clinic recommends that Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Aug 18 2013

Annual Report 2012 Big Cat Rescue had 93 volunteers at the end of 2012 who clocked in 37,715 man-power hours in addition to staff, 25 interns (12,700 hours) and 5,658 Volunteer Committee member hours. Volunteers provided roughly the equivalent workforce of 24 more full time staff. http://bigcatrescue.org/2012-annual-report/ Annual Report 2011 Big Cat Rescue had 96 volunteers at the end of 2011 who clocked in 37,556 man-power hours in addition to staff, 25 interns (12,700 hours) and Volunteer Committee member hours. Our interns Read More

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Bella

  BELLA Female tiger DOB 1996 Rescued 5/18/07  Died 10/11/13   Bella is very quite and reserved. She spent her first few days in her new enclosure in her den. She had never had a den before, so the dark secluded area was quite appealing. Bella was spayed shortly after her arrival, so that she and TJ can live together again. They were a breeding pair at Savage Kingdom. Bella has turned around since her arrival and is quickly becoming a favorite among volunteers and guests alike.   Tributes to Bella    Savage Read More

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Big Cats and Public Safety Protection HR1998 S1381

Most Important Big Cat Bill Ever   This bill called the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act HR 1998 and S 1381 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.  Ask your member of Congress to Co-Sponsor this bill now!   http://youtu.be/ieaELpr7Ysc   Send a quick and easy letter to your lawmaker using our sample letter asking them to support BigCatLaws.com     Big Cats Read More

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A Baby Bobcat Named Faith

Bobcat Rehab and Release   http://youtu.be/RaGhsWIzwhk   Big Cat Rescue does bobcat rehab and release of native, Florida bobcats.  The video playlist below shows the great lengths we will go to in order to save bobcats and give them a second chance at living free.  Search our site for the word "rehab" to see more.     Stories about some other rescued bobcats:  http://bigcatrescue.org/a-boatload-of-bobcats-turns-big-cat-rescue-into-modern-day-ark/   A Baby Bobcat Named Faith Gets a Second Read More

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Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary Field Trip

Big Cat Rescuers take a field trip to visit Patricia Norton, the President and  Executive Director of the Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary at 26928 Deacon Loop Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544 813-545-5406  www.flabirdsanctuary.com  birdmother@flabirdsanctuary.com  Find the Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary at  https://www.facebook.com/FLAEBS and on Twitter at  @FlaBirdSanct and check out their blog here:   http://floridaexoticbirdsanctuary.wordpress.com/     The birds are cute, but don't buy them as pets! As FEBS Read More

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Big Cat Rescue goes on Shore Leave

  Thanks to the ROARING generosity of The Royal Manticoran Navy, the Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, representatives from Big Cat Rescue recently tabled and spoke as part of the 35th Annual Shore Leave Science Fiction Convention in Hunt Valley, Maryland. The Royal Manticoran Navy is comprised of an international group of incredibly talented and passionate animal advocates who have generously supported Big Cat Rescue’s fiscal and advocacy initiatives for a number of years, including approximately $3000 raised during Shore Read More

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How Cub Petting Kills Wild Tigers

What is Killing Tiger Cubs?   http://youtu.be/u7apEqptnyY   It could be you! Put an end to big cat abuse and the extinction of wild cats at BigCatBan.com   Crikey!  Tigers have been disappearing at alarming rates!   A hundred years ago there were 100,000 tigers living in Asia, but now there are fewer than 3,200!   I’ve been beating the bushes, talking to trackers, consulting with Interpol and I’ve figured out why tigers are disappearing in the wild.   It’s that ego driven, Read More

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5 Common Cat Health Problems

5 Common Cat Health Problems   ATLANTA, GA – (August 5, 2013) – According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, common reasons for pet owners to visit a veterinarian include an injured pet, routine vaccination, to be spayed or neutered, and flea or tick medications. In 2012, the AVMA’s State of Pet Health report stated that cat obesity has risen over 90 percent since 2007 and people are beginning to look at their pet food as the source of health problems.   “The number of overweight cats has risen exponentially Read More
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