Help JOSEPH spread the word & WIN
a $20 gift certificate to use in our gift shop! If you get the most people to click on your link to Big Cat Week TODAY – All you need to do is sign up at the link below (we won’t sell or share your info) to get your unique tracking link…. Then post it to facebook/twitter and who ever gets the most clicks by midnight Pacific Time tonight gets the $20 gift certificate! http://bcw.bigcatrescue.org/start/?c=133
*NEW* 662 Free Big Cat eCards Christmas Framed Photos
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It was another gorgeous day in paradise and lots of people took advantage of the weather and the Veteran's day holiday to come see the cats. Remember that for $10. you can send a Cougars of Florida Calendar to a soldier. Just let Kathleen know that you would like to sponsor a soldier in their contact form.
A big shout out to Cindy Wines of Earth and Animal Wellness for mentioning us on her blog.
She is hosted a call at 4:30 pm EST for anyone who wants to know how Read More
Where YOU fit into the Big Cat Picture
You didn’t come here because you have nothing better to do. You probably didn’t come here because you love pulling weeds, sniffing out cat poo, or because you thrill at parking cars and herding tour guests. You came here because you want to make a difference. You gave up your social life in exchange for doing something worthwhile that would give you an inner peace; a feeling that your effort made the world better.
You came here for all the right reasons, but some of you won’t stay.
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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
If a lion and tiger got into a fight, who would win?
A: While we would much prefer that people focus their thoughts on saving these magnificent animals than on who would win if a lion and tiger fight, the power of these two largest cats seems to raise this question in people's minds. While it would depend on the size, age and aggressiveness of the specific animals involved, generally tigers have a significant advantage. On average tigers are larger, but more importantly they are more capable Read More
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 Read More
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. 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