2013 Top Non Profit Award
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USDA Offers a Little More Protection to Kitten Mill Cats
Read their FAQ here.
While cats and kittens, like this one, are being dumped by careless owners, please do not buy cats and kittens from pet stores. Photo is Jamie Veronica, President of Big Cat Rescue holding a rescued kitten that was fostered and adopted by one of our staff.
Can You Find the Big Cat Rescue sticker?
Our friend John Stanley reports that Read More
Noelle Almrud the Director of Animal Care at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch is our guest today with host, Carole Baskin, on Cat Chat.
Google Hangouts has had some serious syncing issues, so I apologize for the visual and audio being off.
The audio file won't go live in iTunes until after Christmas due to storage limits at Libsyn. I am paying for their highest level of storage, but have exceeded it and won't have any bandwidth available until Dec. 28.
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December 3, 2013 is GIVING TUESDAY and Big Cat Rescue wants the world to know just how much you love giving to big cats! From now until midnight, December 3rd, please mark all of your social posts of big cat photos with the hashtags #GivingTuesday #UNselfie #BigCatRescue to share your love of saving big cats.
Making a year end gift to the cats in time for Christmas is a great way to take a bite out of your taxes while sharing the love with 100+ lions, tigers, leopards, bobcats, servals, caracals and more!
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When a raccoon began acting crazy and lunging at three cougars who were housed together, we feared that he was rabid. We sedated him for Animal Control, but there was a bit of a surprise ending to this story. Update: Tests confirmed the raccoon was rabid.
After Darting We Needed to Use Up the C02
Later that Night, Interns got to watch Morgan the domestic kitten Read More
Fencer the Bobcat Rescue
Tour Price Increase
Everything just keeps getting more and more expensive and that goes for "cat" food, their shelter and more. We had to raise our tour prices but it is a wonderful value to be able to walk amid 100+ exotic cats who need your discretionary dollars for their survival. See the new prices at Visit Big Cat Rescue.
NIKITA wants you to VOTE! … Would you argue?
Please vote for “10 Reasons Why Big Cats Make Bad Pets" in the video category of WEDU television’s non-profit awards!
VOTE HERE: http://www.wedu.org/bemore/vote/relevant/
(Click on BCR & scroll down to the VOTE button:)
If we win, WEDU will play our video during the awards ceremony, where hundreds of people will learn about the plight of big cats in captivity, and on their website where many more people will see it, all because of YOU!
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and More Fun at BigCatFun.com
Make it Stop!
Our neighbor's kids began shooting paintballs at our cats when they were 12. With your help we spent thousands of dollars to put up a wall to protect the cats. Now they shoot shotguns and rifles next to the cats for hours at a time, almost every day. Surely there is some sort of noise abatement law in Hillsborough County that can make them stop. Your donations can help us Read More
This Looks Like Fun!
3rd iPad Mini Winner via Front Flip!
I am looking forward to using it to keep up to date with one of our favorite charities. Diana
Play Front Flip for your chance to win an iPad mini and other great prizes.
40 Pictures of Tigers Having Fun at Big Cat Rescue
Some videos of the tigers in the Vacation Rotation enclosure. Read More
Lions Caring for Others in their Pride
Nat'l Geo Film of younger lionesses helping an injured and aged matriarch survive. Does this change the way you think about wild cats?
Volunteers in Action
Ruth Eckerd Hall Work Group clearing out weeds
Jen and Darren Holley improving the parking lot with donated materials and equipment
Grrreat Media Coverage
Glamour Magazine article about The Body Shop Foundation helping Big Cat Rescue
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Big Cat Rescue is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, FEID 59-3330495. Florida law requires that all charities soliciting donations disclose their registration number and the percentage of your donation that goes to the cause and the amount that goes to the solicitor. Big Cat Rescue's registration number is CH11409. We do not utilize professional solicitors, so 0% of your donation goes to a professional solicitor, 100% goes to Big Cat Rescue. Non-program expenses are funded from tour income, so 100% of your donations go to supporting the cats and stopping the abuse.
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 1-800-HELP-FLA TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.