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Zerve Dream Team

Hiring the Dream Team We Didn't Think We Could Afford   Big Cat Rescue runs as sleekly as our cats and we are able to keep our fundraising and administrative costs well under 20% (usually more like 11-15%) by utilizing volunteer manpower.  We have never had any trouble attracting the best and brightest in the animal care world to make sure our cages are cleaned daily and that our cats always get top notch care but, like most animal operations, we do not tend to attract huge teams of customer care experts.   Don't get me wrong; Read More

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Safety Program

WORKPLACE SAFETY PROGRAM   Table of Contents     Section I - Management Commitment and Involvement   1 Section II - Safety and Health Training   2 Section III - Safety Meetings   3 Section IV - Safety Committee   4 Section V - Safety Inspections   5 Section VI - First Aid Procedures   6 Section VII - Accident Investigations   7 Section VIII - Workplace Safety Rules   Section IX - On Property Safety   8 14   ATTACHMENTS   Tour Read More

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Bobcat News

Your One Stop Source for All Articles About Bobcats   These headlines linked to the story when it broke, but news portals often change their link structure after the first day, so some articles may not load. Follow Big Cat Rescue so that you never miss an important bobcat story. Bobcat Bobcats are persecuted throughout their range by sport hunters and fur trappers.  The best way to end animal abuse is to expose it.  These articles are curated so that it is easy for people to find the information and to add their voices to the Read More

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Mountain Lion News

Your One Stop Source for All Mountain Lion News


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These stories are taken from the news headlines and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Big Cat Rescue.

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Zoo News

Your One Stop Source for All Articles About Zoos   These headlines linked to the story when it broke, but news portals often change their link structure after the first day, so some articles may not load.  Follow Big Cat Rescue so that you never miss an important zoo story. Zoo zoo View "Zoo" on Spundge   This is where you can find out about everything that is happening in zoos and get involved to make a difference.  Big Cat Rescue does not believe that wild cats should be bred or captured for life in zoos. The opinions Read More

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Leopard News

  Your One Stop Source for All Articles About Leopards   These headlines linked to the story when it broke, but news portals often change their link structure after the first day, so some articles may not load.  Follow Big Cat Rescue so that you never miss an important leopard story. Leopard leopard View "Leopard" on Spundge  This is where you can find out about everything that is happening with leopards and get involved to make a difference.  The opinions expressed in the news articles above do not necessarily Read More

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Animal Advocacy News

Your One Stop Source for All Articles About Animal Advocacy These headlines linked to the story when it broke, but news portals often change their link structure after the first day, so some articles may not load.  Follow Big Cat Rescue so that you never miss an important animal advocacy story. Animal Advocate Animal advocate, Animal advocacy, Animal charity, Animal charities View "Animal Advocate" on Spundge  This is where you can find out about all types of animal advocacy and get involved to make a difference. Read More

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USDA Will Require an Emergency Plan

  USDA Publishes Final Rule to Help Facilities Be Better Prepared for Emergencies     WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2012--The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending its Animal Welfare Act (AWA) regulations to require all licensed and registered facilities to develop a contingency plan for emergencies so they can better protect their animals in disaster situations.   “Over the years we learned that many registered facilities do not have adequate contingency Read More

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Big Cat Acts Must Post Itineraries 48 Hours in Advance

  USDA Publishes Final Rule to Help Ensure Health of Animals While Traveling     WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2012— The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has amended the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) regulations to require traveling exhibitors to submit itineraries to the agency 48 hours in advance of travel so that inspectors will know where regulated animals are located.   “This rule will help APHIS ensure animals are receiving humane care and treatment while they Read More

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Keep Your Pets Safe This Holiday Season

Holiday Pet ER Visits Increase due to Festive, Preventable Dangers Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation promotes awareness of holiday hazards to eliminate costly illnesses, injuries   SEATTLE (Dec. 18, 2012) – This holiday season, the leading U.S. pet health insurance provider has set out to ensure that all holiday festivities are safe and enjoyable for our four-legged family members.   To help pet parents with this important task, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation has released a list of the common, often times Read More