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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

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Want to help Big Cat Rescue win 2500

Want to help Big Cat Rescue win $2,500? All you have to do is Like Razoo and tell them why you would donate to Big Cat Rescue! Razoo is giving away $2,500 and by writing a short post telling them why Big Cat Rescue deserves the prize, we could win! It's easy as 1, 2, 3: 1. Go to the Razoo Facebook Page, then click Like 2. Then click the 100 Million Dollar Sweepstakes button 3. Then say why you love Big Cat Rescue If you don't have a Facebook page, you can still enter by mail:   Please address to Razoo ($100MM Sweepstakes) 1020 Read More

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What To Do If You Find a Baby Bobcat Kitten

Leave it alone and watch from afar   http://youtu.be/UZcs-tHyiT4   This video shows that a kitten will call for his or her mom, and may do so for a very long time before she arrives.   Mother bobcats have to hunt to feed their young and often have to be away for many hours at a time. If she senses you anywhere near her kittens she probably won't show herself, so you are just making matters worse if you are hovering over the kitten.  The person in this video was obviously inside their house, behind a glass Read More

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Lions on the Menu in Wichita Kansas

Chef's Wildlife Bloodbath Isn't an Exciting 'Experience'   There's offensive, there's really offensive, and then there's what is happening next Tuesday in Wichita, KS.   Jason Febres, who in a case of profoundly insensitive delusion calls it "the Ultimate Dining Experience event of the year," is going to slice and dice exotic animals from around the world and pretend the meal he's creating is something chic and wonderful. As bad as it is that he is cooking bits and pieces of African lion and other species usually spared from Read More

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Definition of Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare   Animal Welfare means how an animal is coping with the conditions in which it lives. An animal is in a good state of welfare if (as indicated by scientific evidence) it is healthy, comfortable, well nourished, safe, able to express innate behaviour, and if it is not suffering from unpleasant states such as pain, fear, and distress. Good animal welfare requires disease prevention and veterinary treatment, appropriate shelter, management, nutrition, humane handling and humane slaughter/killing. Animal welfare refers to Read More