Today at Big Cat Rescue Feb 4 2013

USDA Cracks Down on Traveling Acts Here’s the great part about the following article: If cub petting displays have to identify their cubs by name, sex, age, species and identifying markings AND has to reveal who the real owners of the cubs are, then it will be...
Today at Big Cat Rescue Jan 15 2013

Today at Big Cat Rescue Jan 15 2013

What is a “typical” day at Big Cat Rescue like in 2013?   1. How many people work on an average day? The Full Time staff work 5 day weeks and volunteer on their days off to keep up their privileges to work with the cats.  Our volunteer program...

Cat Chat 36

Professor Jennifer Dietz, Esq. talks with Carole Baskin about animal law.  Jennifer Dietz is currently an adjunct professor at Stetson University College of Law, and continues to serve the Animal Law community as a speaker, consultant, and professor.  Find out more...

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)...
Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 20

Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 20

Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act Press Conference TODAY   Big cat possession and breeding is at epidemic proportions in the U.S. It is estimated that there could be up to 20,000 big cats in private ownership. The animals are often kept in squalid...