USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act
and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions
Dave Sacks (301) 851-4079
Lyndsay Cole (970) 494-7410
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2012--The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is continuing to move more swiftly and consistently to take enforcement action in response to animal welfare violations. As part of its effort to make its actions transparent and accessible to the public, APHIS is highlighting enforcement actions taken in response to Read More
Big Cat Rescue was the only neighbor who was initially willing to talk to the media about the stench and screams emanating from the illegal slaughter of animals right next door. Despite ongoing complaints to Animal Services and the Sheriff's office over a period of many years, nothing was done about this until Richard “Kudo” Couto obtained undercover footage and exposed these egregious practices to the world. Big Cat Rescue continues to work with law enforcement, the ALDF and Richard “Kudo” Couto to keep an eye on this secluded back Read More
Little Cat Rescue Needs Your Help
We currently have only 30 days of food left...We've been given an opportunity to purchase 144 15 lb bags of food for less than half price - totaling $2,016. We have been offered a matching donation of up to $500 by our friends at YBNORMAL (a store in Palm Harbor) for donations that come in before Dec. 16th.
Is there any way you can help the little cats in this way? Either by direct donation or by spreading in the word for us? I think you know my heart - every penny that comes Read More
Leopard Cats are Losing their Last Foothold in Taiwan
According to the Forestry Bureau, it's a class-one endangered animal in Taiwan, with fewer than 1,000 estimated remaining island-wide.
Recently there has been a on-going news in Taiwan concerning the threat to the survival of the Leopard Cats, an endangered species, and the conservation of their natural habitat.
It was revealed in the news that the authorities from Miaoli county hava approved a development plan for a massively sized death care facility and graveyards Read More
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"These people come from all over the world, working six days a week," said Big Cat founder Carole Baskin. "We just had our biggest summer ever — 16 interns." With the proposed addition of 10 adjoining acres for a 50-bed dormitory, "We'll be able to really ramp our intern program up," she said.
Interns now are housed in two doublewide mobile homes, a small trailer and a two-story structure nicknamed "The Barn," all within the sanctuary. The new acreage is large enough to accommodate other improvements, including a 6-acre tiger enclosure Read More
Free to Good Home
These cage panels are 11.5 gauge chain link and are free to anyone who rescues animals but does not buy, breed, sell or take off site for display. Call Carole 813.493.4564
These are in pretty bad shape, but too good to haul off for scrap. You will need to tear down and move them. Located at 12802 Easy St Tampa, FL 33625. A lot of the wire is cut because the cages had previously had holes cut for external water bowls and doors. Not much rust. Some pipes are bent. Free to first taker.
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Britain’s biggest wild animal circus sells its animals
The largest wild animal circus in the UK is selling off its animals.
Martin Lacey, owner of the Great British Circus told Horse and Hound magazine that he plans to go animal free.
Jan Creamer, President of ADI said: “We have shown incidents of animal cruelty and suffering atthe Great British Circus on a number of occasions, sowe are pleased thatanimals will no longer suffer in this circus. We welcome the news that thecircus is to go animal free - businesses can continue Read More