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2012 Annual Report

A Year in Video     Big Cat Rescue is more than just a place that provides permanent care for big cats.  It is a movement;  a change in the tide of human perceptions and is the combined effort of more than 79,000 supporters.  If you are one of them, you are a Big Cat Rescuer and the following is the great work YOU did!  If you haven’t helped yet, you can do so now at the top right of the screen or here:  http://bigcatrescue.org/donate   Big Cat Rescue’s Mission Statement:  Big Cat Rescue’s dual mission Read More

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If a lion and tiger got into a fight, who would win?

If a lion and tiger got into a fight, who would win?   http://youtu.be/QMBdkBGePzQ   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

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Skip Cam Episodes

Skip the Bobcat   Skip's injuries made it impossible for him to be released back into the wild because his pelvis canal healed too narrowly to pass fur and bones. He has to be kept on a soft diet and have constant monitoring to make sure he doesn't get blocked up.  Skip has gathered a huge fan club called the SkipAHolics and they check in on him via web cam videos and photos taken by our Keepers below.  They have set up a donation page to gather some things for the Big Cat Rescue Wishlist here: Check this page often for the latest Read More

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International Tiger Coalition

International Tiger Coalition Top 10 Tiger Facts 1. Poaching of tigers and their prey is driving decreases in tiger populations throughout their range, along with poaching of their prey and degradation of their habitat. 2. Inadequate law enforcement and residual demand for tiger products pose the greatest near-term threats to the survival of wild tigers. 3. Even talk of reopening trade in farmed (or captive-bred) tiger products has helped sustain residual demand, prompted investors to stockpile tiger skins and bones, and caused police Read More

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Get a Sign on our Tour Path

Your Name on a Sign on the Tour Path and on a Ceramic Tile at the Gift Shop If you prefer we not send the various items that come with our Sponsor Kit but would like to have your donation recognized with the attractive sign on the tour path and ceramic tile at the gift shop wall, this is the option for you. The tiles increase in size based on the donation, and signs increase in size and change in format as described below. Your sign and tile not only recognize your generosity, but they help encourage our visitors to join you as donors. In Read More

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Relocating Bobcats and Cougars

Relocating the Cats is Not the Solution A single bobcat requires 5 square miles of territory in order to have enough prey to support him. All exotic cats, male and female, spray to mark their boundaries. Except for an overlapping of territory during mating the cats patrol and defend their boundaries against other cats and other top predators. These boundaries must be fiercely guarded or the cats will starve to death. If two wild cats find themselves in the same area they will fight to the death. That is why respecting these scent marked boundary Read More

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2010 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report A Year in Video by Chris Poole Big Cat Rescue is more than just a place that provides permanent care for big cats.  It is a movement;  a change in the tide of human perceptions and is the combined effort of more than 50,000 supporters.  If you are one of them, you are a Big Cat Rescuer and the following is the great work YOU did!  If you haven't helped yet, you can do so now at the top right of the screen or here: http://bigcatrescue.org/donate.htm Big Cat Rescue's Mission Statement: Big Cat Rescue’s dual mission Read More