Two Days Until Big Cat Rescue Turns 20!
Thank you to all of the wonderful donors and matching donors who made it possible for us to forego our big gala, the Fur Ball, this year and concentrate on changing the laws so that big cats are not born into lives of confinement and deprivation as pets and props. As you can see from the screen shot above you helped us exceed our goal of $100,000 two days before the sanctuary celebrates its 20th year of saving exotic cats. Thank you !!!
Second Annual Florida Panther Festival!
Saturday, November 10, 2012
At North Collier Regional Park
Find out more here
Field Trips to panther habitats conducted on Friday, November 9, 2012. Reservations are required, reserve your spot now. Register here
"Wait Wait" Panelist,SingularComedian,Cat Fancier on TA Sept. 26, Has Tampa Show Oct. 6
My guest Sept. 26 on "Talking Animals" --airing 11am to noon ET on Tampa NPR affiliate WMNF
Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act
Press Conference TODAY
Big cat possession and breeding is at epidemic proportions in the U.S. It is estimated that there could be up to 20,000 big cats in private ownership. The animals are often kept in squalid conditions and dangerously close to residential areas.
IFAW is helping lead a press conference on Capitol Hill U.S. with Reps. Howard ‘Buck’ McKeon (R-CA) and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) to discuss the importance of passing the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act (H.R.
Skip the Bobcat Has Died
9/13/12 Skip was discovered having a violent and prolonged seizure and foaming at the mouth. Dr. Wynn was contacted and the staff were instructed to give him medication that would hopefully ease the seizure. Unfortunately his seizure was too severe and he died shortly after. Gale gave him chest compressions and Jamie gave him mouth to mouth resuscitation to try and revive him to no avail.We searched his enclosure for snakes, poisonous frogs, and any other clues that may have caused this reaction. We found one dead toad
The Secret to Big Cat Rescue's Success? Cat Videos
I guess others have figured it out too. Note Big Cat Rescue never harms a cat in the creation of our videos.
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