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Today at Big Cat Rescue Jan 20 2013

Today we had a grrreat work group from USF come out and do some major brush clearing so that the cats on the tour path can see all the way out to the new Vacation Rotation cage. The weather was spectacular and the visitors all seemed to enjoy the tours, the cats and are purr-fectly wonderful crew. Read More

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Bobcat News

Your One Stop Source for All Articles About Bobcats   These headlines linked to the story when it broke, but news portals often change their link structure after the first day, so some articles may not load. Follow Big Cat Rescue so that you never miss an important bobcat story. Bobcat Bobcats are persecuted throughout their range by sport hunters and fur trappers.  The best way to end animal abuse is to expose it.  These articles are curated so that it is easy for people to find the information and to add their voices to the Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 4 2012

Bobcat wants to eat Cameraman!   http://youtu.be/-h74lBypeq8   Big Cat Rescue is home to over 30 bobcats! For more full length videos please visit Big Cat Rescue's main channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/BigCatRescue BIG CAT RESCUE HONORED AS 2012 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT   New GreatNonprofits.org Award is Based on Positive Online Reviews     Great Non Profit Award Badge 2012 TAMPA, FL DEC 4, 2012–Big Cat Rescue announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2012 Top-Rated Award Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Nov 2 2012

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 !!!  http://youtu.be/OhR4-n2A0j0 Today at Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 21 2012

Lion Love Bobcat Pounce

 

 

Watch lions in love, Max and Windstar bobcats pouncing and meet a lovely volunteer named Phyl

 

Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 21 2012

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 4 2012

                    Jade the leopard gets weighed before seeing the vet Volunteers left Jade Leopard into the van where Jamie and Dr Justin will drive her in to Ehrlich Animal Hospital     Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 25

  Second Annual Florida Panther Festival! Saturday, November 10, 2012 Free Admission! At North Collier Regional Park Naples, Florida Find out more here   Field Trips to panther habitats conducted on Friday, November 9, 2012. Reservations are required, reserve your spot now. Register here   Paula Poundstone "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 Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 20

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. Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 17

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 Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 15 Cat Videos

The Secret to Big Cat Rescue's Success? Cat Videos   http://youtu.be/IkOQw96cfyE   I guess others have figured it out too. Note Big Cat Rescue never harms a cat in the creation of our videos.             Got news about big cats? Let us know. Read More