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Big Cat Cemetery   Big Cat Rescue has rescued more than 250 cats since 1992 and most of them came when they were too old to be profitable to their former owners. Many were bred incessantly to create fur coats, to be sold as pets, or to be used in pay to play sessions where people will pay to see a cute baby tiger or lion. When they could no longer produce, or if they became sick or injured, they were discarded, and that is when they came to us. When sanctuaries help each other with large rescues, the oldest and sickest cats come Read More

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News

If a cat of any kind sneezes on this planet, you can probably find out about it here. This page lists the 3 most recent articles for each species of wild cat, but to see the most recent 100 news stories for each type of exotic click the Headlines below. Big Cat Incidents These stories include killings, maulings, escapes and wild cat sightings that were most likely captive cats who were set free or who had escaped. big cat incidents, mauling, tiger attack, tiger escape View "Big Cat Incidents" on Spundge   Tiger Tigers Read More

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Now at Big Cat Rescue July 29 2014

SlowMo Leopards Lions Roar and Leopard Eats Skyscraper http://youtu.be/4vc7f4TRMCw Funny, cute kittens bounce to the music, then Amanda Tiger runs for dinner, Skipper Canada Lynx discovers air conditioning, a tree falls on a cage, Serval rubbing on melon, Windstar Bobcat purring, Simba Leopard gets a long cool drink in slow motion, Pharaoh the White Serval plays with a new cat toy, Joseph & Cameron Lions roar, Kimba shortly after she arrived and Shere Khan Tigers drink in slow motion, and bathe, Cody Cougar after chow time, Sundari Leopard Read More

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Hybrid Facts

We Love ALL Cats We love big cats, small cats, wild cats, tame cats, friendly cats, fierce cats and YES, hybrid cats.  It is because we love all cats, for who they are, that we fight so hard to protect them.  Hybrid breeders will tell you that we seek legislation that will take your hybrids from you and that is a lie.  We do not support laws that displace existing cats from where they are, except in extreme cases of abuse and neglect.  We support bans on breeding and private ownership of wild cats and hybrid cats, but always make sure there Read More

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Carole Baskin Takes on Big Cat Fight with Exotic Pet Owners

This is an article from 2007 that animal abusers like to point to as if it was some sort of investigative treasure.  It wasn't worth the paper it was written on and if you take the time to check out the numbers at the end of each twisted statement, you will know why. Other favorites of the bad guys are a non report from Mike Deeson in 2011, and one in 2006 from by Chris Hawes.  Those who exploit and abuse animals, and who meet no legitimate sort of accreditation themselves, will often say that we lost our BBB standing, which is just another Read More

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Animal Advisory Committee Resignation by Carole Baskin

Animal Advisory Committee Resignation by Carole Baskin   Summary of recent events leading to AAC resignation Recently you may have seen reports on the resignation of Big Cat Rescue founder and CEO Carole Baskin as chairperson of the County’s Animal Advisory Committee. First, we would like to thank the many of you who have emailed and called to express support. The resignation was requested by Commissioner Blair, who had appointed her and at whose discretion she served. The article says Mr. Blair had “received an abnormal amount Read More

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Household Shopping to Save Big Cats

Would you change the way you shop if it meant...       Cruelty Free - No animal testing   Safer Around My Pets and Family - Made from nature's bounty without toxic chemicals   More Convenient - Because it is delivered straight to my door   Better for the Environment - Concentrated so that there is less packaging to throw away   Cheaper - Because I'm not paying for the extra packaging and middle men   Effective - Because a lot of products claim all of the above, but they don't work     95% Read More

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2014AppealLetter

2014 Appeal   http://youtu.be/OGV5bqGY0js   Usually, people are either dreamers or doers. Not both. That’s why I feel so blessed to be surrounded every day by Big Cat Rescuers – volunteers, interns, staff and our fantastic donors – who are the magical and rare combination of both! It is because of our generous donors that we can dream big dreams for our cats and then take the actions to make those dreams a reality. I hope you enjoy reading this annual update/appeal letter and viewing the video. Both outline just Read More

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Operant Conditioning Video

Operant Conditioning Video   http://youtu.be/eH5iTBMh_O8 Operant Conditioning: Big Cat Rescue’s Animal Training Program is based on operant conditioning and clicker training techniques. Operant conditioning is a type of learning in which behaviors are altered by the consequences that follow them. The behaviors are not forced, but “caught”, reinforced and therefore trained. We train only natural behaviors, no entertainment types of behaviors. Clicker Training: Clicker training is a positive-reinforcement training system. It is Read More

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HumaneWatch

What's Up With Humane Watch Attacking Big Cat Rescue? By Howard Baskin, JD, MBA, Advisory Board Chairman of Big Cat Rescue HumaneWatch is a project of the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) and is entirely dedicated to spreading disparaging information about the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) with the goal of drying up the organization’s fundraising.  CCF is the brain child of Richard “Rick” Berman, a longtime Washington, D.C. public relations specialist who is funded by special interests and powerful industries. Berman and Read More