It's 1994 and a hunter has just killed the mother Mountain Lion in Colorado so that he can steal her young cubs and sell them into the pet trade. One of the cubs is purchased by an ill advised woman who tries to make a pet of her, and flees the state to end up in Maine a year later. The cub, named Dolly, is outgrowing the woman's ability to restrain her though, as she approaches 100 lbs in her first year.
When the authorities found out they confiscated the illegally kept cub and placed her in a little roadside zoo in Lincoln, Read More
Living with Tigers
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Living with Tigers is a 2003 documentary about tigers in Africa. It aired on Discovery.
The sequel to Living with Tigers is Tiger Man of Africa on the National Geographic Channel.
This documentary features a Bengal tiger re-wilding project started by John Varty in 2000. This project involves training captive-bred Bengal tiger cubs by their human trainers so that the tigers can regain their predatory instincts. Once they prove that they can sustain themselves in the wild, Read More
Cats news: The Knesset banned Declawing
Since 2006 trying to Knesset members from across the political spectrum to be approved by the Knesset to ban cat declawing (except) for medical purposes. Yesterday (Monday) The Knesset plenum approved the bill to the second and third reading. Punishment by law: a year in jail for cats to do it in violation of regulations or a fine of 75 thousand shekels
The Knesset approved yesterday (Monday) second and third reading, and no opposition to a proposed ban on Israel for the first time cat declawing, not Read More
Dying To Be Held
If we were only $20.00 away from curing cancer, we would surely all clamor to be the one to complete the fundraising for the cure. Some of the ills of our society are that close to a cure. Ending the abuse of baby lions and tigers is one of them.
In 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia's computer generated animation of Aslan the lion captivated the imagination of all who witnessed the fantasy. The notion of being so special that the creature known as the King of Beasts would allow us to touch him became irresistible to many Read More
Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 15
Last Day to Vote for Big Cat Rescue to Win $25,000!
If you live in LA, TX, FL,AZ, CO, NM and Texarcana, AR and Salt Lake City, UT and at least 13 years of age or older we need you to vote 5 times a day for Big Cat Rescue to win $25,000.
You can do all 5 votes in a row. http://www.albertsonscpchallenge.com/index.php Our code number is 0063
The Frozen Zoo
With our existing cryobiological collection it is no longer necessary to keep breeding endangered species in captivity Read More
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A BIG CAT FACILITY GOES UNDER?
Hardly a week goes by now that there isn't a case in the news of a big cat facility that was once considered a haven for the animals rescued has found itself over run with animals that there are no funds to provide for.
People love a good rescue story and they want to be involved. They will volunteer or donate to facilities that are in the public eye doing the heart pounding rescues because it makes them feel good about themselves. They are instantly gratified with the rescue of Read More
Why Regulating Conditions Under Which Big Cats Are Kept
SIMPLY DOES NOT AND CANNOT WORK
The only way to stop the abuse of big cats in captivity is to ban private ownership. Trying to “regulate” the conditions under which the cats are kept by private owners is simply impossible. This has been proven by years of experience despite good intentions by enforcement officials.
The minimum standards of care that typically are established are inhumane. There are federal regulations, and some state regulations, setting minimum standards of Read More
Animal Abuser Check Point
Type in a name in the box below to see if there are any online reports at 911AnimalAbuse.com which is a community effort to expose animal abuse. If you have facts, photos or video that expose animal abuse you can post them there anonymously and for free. Although we find this to be a valuable resource, Big Cat Rescue is not responsible for other's collaborative efforts at 911 Animal Abuse. If you know of abuse, you should post it there and contact the proper authorities here:
Report to USDA Report to State Government Read More
Petting Lion and Tiger Cubs
When you pay to pet a cub, what are you really supporting?
This video shows you how people pimp out tiger cubs to support themselves while making no provisions for the lifetime care of the big cats they are breeding and buying.
Watch this video about two such pay to play schemes run by Kathy Stearns of Dade City's Wild Things and Joe Schreibvogel of G.W. Exotics. Read More
Script – Petting Tiger Cubs video 2010
PETTING TIGER CUBS – ABUSE AND LIFE OF MISERY
Script – Petting Tiger Cubs video
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The idea of petting and playing with a tiger cub has an understandable natural appeal. The cubs are adorable, and the tiger is one of the most powerful and fascinating of all animals.
What is not obvious at first glance is the months of discomfort and stress the cubs endure, and the miserable life Read More