Today Big Cat Rescue hosted a celebrity. Her name is Elizabeth and she was the woman in the background of this famous photo.
Iconic VJ Day Sailor and Nurse in foreground and Elizabeth to the left behind them.
After news of the Japanese acceptance and before Truman's announcement, Americans began celebrating "as if joy had been rationed and saved up for the three years, eight months and seven days since Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941", as Life magazine later reported.
Fast forward 69 years...
Elizabeth came to meet Amazing Grace the Ocelot
Cats : Documentary on the Widespread Popularity of Cats in the Western World by Joanna Lumley.
If you love cats and documentaries about cats, you will love this video. Use Chromecast to stream it from your phone to your T.V.
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Thanks to the ROARING generosity of The Royal Manticoran Navy, the Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, representatives from Big Cat Rescue recently tabled and spoke as part of the 35th Annual Shore Leave Science Fiction Convention in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
The Royal Manticoran Navy is comprised of an international group of incredibly talented and passionate animal advocates who have generously supported Big Cat Rescue’s fiscal and advocacy initiatives for a number of years, including approximately $3000 raised during Shore
Celebrities of Big Cat Rescue
Big Cat Rescue has had the honor of being visited by and/or working with a number of big name celebrities including Bo Derek, Harrison Ford, Leonardo DeCaprio, Jane Goodall, Kate Walsh, Barbara Niven, Jack Harris, Jim Fowler, Jack Hanna, Bill Murphy, Tippi Hedren, Tim Harrison, Arch Deal, Congresswoman Castor, athletes from the Tampabay Bucs, the Lightning, the New York Yankees, and the casts of Wicked, Mary Poppins and the Jersey Boys just to name a few.
We have had many local celebrities come to love us such
On Sept 27, 2012 Quinton Aaron came to Big Cat Rescue, after filming a piece for Barack Obama, and filmed a PSA for Cox Radio to run for us on their 6 stations. You will probably remember Quinton Aaron best for his co starring role with Sandra Bullock in the Oscar nominated 2009 film called The Blind Side. Hear the PSA:
QUINTON AARON BIG CAT RESCUE PSA
Quinton Aaron Visits Big Cat Rescue
Actor Quinton Aaron, most famously known for his lead role in the movie The Blind Side along
Arch Deal PSA Big Cat Rescue
Hear what Arch Deal has to say about Big Cat Rescue. Play clip above. Download HERE
In 1968, Arch found what would be his new first love, skydiving.
“As a newsman who was also a licensed pilot, I found skydiving was the fastest growing sport in the nation and wondered why people were jumping out of ‘perfectly good’ airplanes,” Arch says.“I saw it as an exciting news story. In developing the report, I did several dives and found it to be an extremely addictive sport
News Broadcaster, Sue Zelenko
Local News Broadcaster, Sue Zelenko with Lionell our Lion Mascot at the St. Francis Walk A Thon to raise money for spaying and neutering dogs and cats. Big Cat Rescue is more than just a big cat rescue mission.
We do our part in the community to provide a better life for all animals.
Mary Ann Reed is dressed in the costume here and she does most of our mascot's appearances. By day she cleans cages and gives tours.
Yankees on Deck
Watch the New York Yankees visit Big Cat Rescue above.
Yankees Invade Big Cat Rescue. Yankee pitcher Andy Pettitte
and former multiple Gold Glove winner and current hitting coach Don (The
Hit Man) Mattingly visited the sanctuary in February. Watch the video:
Back to Big Cat Rescue Celebrities
Lightning Can Strike the Same Place Twice.
Luke Richardson of the Tampa Bay Lightning loves Big Cat Rescue. He comes here so often, he can just about lead the tours himself. See one of his recent visits in the video below:
Big Cat Rescue had special guests from the Tampa Bay Lightning. All-Star defenseman Pavel Kubina visited the sanctuary with his family, who were in town from the Czech Republic. Also on the tour were Lightning forward Nikita Alexeev and trainer Adam Rambo. Thanks to trainer Mike Griebel for organizing the
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