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USDA Violations

USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Contact: 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

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Stop the Torture Right Next Door to Big Cat Rescue

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

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 10 2012

  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

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Adopt a Black Cat

Black Cats are the Least Likely to be Adopted

 

 

so save a black cat today! Visit your local shelter and save a life!

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Save Leopard Cats in Taiwan

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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Buy Cat Products Online to Benefit Charity

You can sell pet products and have it benefit Big Cat Rescue   Paste your unique link/banner onto your Website! You can add a little description like:   Order your food with Chewy.com and they’ll proudly donate $20 to Big Cat Rescue. -Huge selection of pet food, treats and supplies. -Fast, free shipping -24/7 customer service-Save 15% off your first order   Don’t forget to use our special link when you place your order.   http://www.chewy.com/rp/1386     Facebook   Paste Read More

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Big Cat Rescue plans 50-bed dorm for interns

"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

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Cages Panels

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.  Sizes of Free Cage Read More

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Road Shows

Road Shows or Traveling Acts are Abusive to Big Cat Cubs

 

 

This is typical of the way big cat cubs are carted all over the nation to be used as money makers for their owners.

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Britain’s biggest wild animal circus sells its animals

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