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Big Cats and Public Safety Protection HR1998 S1381

Most Important Big Cat Bill Ever   This bill called the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act HR 1998 and S 1381 is the most important piece of legislation to ever be introduced to protect lions, tigers and other exotic wild cats from being kept as pets and in miserable roadside zoos.  Ask your member of Congress to Co-Sponsor this bill now!   http://youtu.be/ieaELpr7Ysc   Send a quick and easy letter to your lawmaker using our sample letter asking them to support BigCatLaws.com     Big Cats Read More

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Kittens

Kittens   http://youtu.be/uv89J6f57EI   Live Kitten Cams These web cams are usually on domestic cat kittens that we are fostering for adoption, but are sometimes on the exotic cats in our on site Cat Hospital so that we can monitor their progress when they are recovering.  We do not breed exotic cats.  Find out why no legitimate sanctuary breeds animals.   Want to link to this page with a cute kitten button?  Use the one below and link to http://bigcatrescue.org/kittens/   Read More

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Animal Lover’s Dream Vacation

  http://youtu.be/-QeJgYGboUc Animal Lover's Dream Vacation Giveaway You and a guest could win 4 Days/ 3 Nights at the Sirata Beach Resort, one of the most popular St. Pete Beach waterfront hotels, Airfare, Big Cat Rescue Keeper Tour, Dolphin Watch Cruise, and more! Print flier HERE Your Keeper Tour includes walking the 67 acre sanctuary and meeting many of the 100 exotic cats who call Big Cat Rescue home. Most were formerly bred to be coats, seized by police, abandoned or abused. You will be allowed to help our Keepers make treats to hand Read More

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Wish List

Big Cats Wish List Sign into Amazon Smile, pick Big Cat Rescue and then check out our Amazon Wish List Look around your house and garage.  You may have something you don't want that could help us greatly.  Your donations are tax deductible and greatly appreciated. Silent Auction items suitable for resale (animal themed preferred)  Here is your chance to find a good use for that gift you got and didn't want or the auction item you bought to support a good cause, but really didn't want.  Or donate your services if you are a vet, a Read More

Posted in Articles About BCR, Big Cat Attacks, Bobcats, Clouded Leopards, Cougars, Leopards, Lions, Most Requested, News World, Tigers, Videos | 1 comment

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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Christian the Lion

Christian the Lion the Truth About Lion ReUnion and His Tragic Demise   Christian the Lion or Lion Re Union Why we are opposed to people forwarding Christian the Lion Reunion:  No matter how many times you say that big cats should not be bred and traded as pets, if people see images of big cats acting like pets, they will continue to buy and dump them.  More HERE about the kind of people who own exotic animals. If you have had Internet access for more than a week, someone has probably sent you the 1971 video clip of two guys hugging Read More

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Free Tony the Truck Stop Tiger

Big Cat Rescue Offers Home for Tony Big Cat Rescue gets more complaints about Tony the tiger at the Tiger Truck Stop than all other complaints combined.  In 2009 the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries had called Big Cat Rescue to come get Tony during their planned seizure of the tiger, but before we could take Tony, Sandlin filed for an injunction and the long legal battles began. That same year Big Cat Rescue was the first organization to hire an attorney to represent a tiger.  David Nance, Esq. exhausted his ability to fight Read More

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Media 2013

Big Cat Rescue has been covered favorably in the media more than 1000 times! Below are the news stories from 2013. To see earlier years go to Media. 12/30/13 http://www.lsureveille.com/sports/football/things-to-do-in-tampa-other-than-the-game/article_6c0393aa-7034-11e3-acd8-0019bb30f31a.html - The Daily Reville includes Big Cat Rescue in the ten things to do in Tampa other than the football game. 12/30/13 http://www.eonline.com/news/494144/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-liliger-part-lion-part-tiger-and-very-controversial-in-the-big-cat-world Read More

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2013 Annual Report

A Video Report of 2013 at Big Cat Rescue   http://youtu.be/uvheKVjOivA   With your help we are winning in the battle for compassion! Up until 2003 the number of requests for rescues we had to turn down due to lack of space or funds had roughly doubled each year, to 312 that year. We feared it would double again to over 500 in 2004. Instead, it has steadily declined since then thanks to the passage of a federal bill and several state bills that restrict the ownership of exotic cats. This year there were “only” 37 big cats Read More

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A Baby Bobcat Named Faith

Bobcat Rehab and Release   http://youtu.be/RaGhsWIzwhk   Big Cat Rescue does bobcat rehab and release of native, Florida bobcats.  The video playlist below shows the great lengths we will go to in order to save bobcats and give them a second chance at living free.  Search our site for the word "rehab" to see more.     Stories about some other rescued bobcats:  http://bigcatrescue.org/a-boatload-of-bobcats-turns-big-cat-rescue-into-modern-day-ark/   A Baby Bobcat Named Faith Gets a Second Read More