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Today at Big Cat Rescue June 17 2013

Tigers For Tigers Coalition Update   The National T4T Coalition has been very productive since the conference in April. So far we have developed and sent letters to our congressmen asking for their support for H.R.1998. We also developed an informational sheet on the influence of crime syndicates on wildlife trade. Last week, members of the coalition were in Washington DC with David Houghton of the National Wildlife Refuge Association and Tracy Coppola of the International Fund for Animal Welfare to meet with congress to discuss Read More

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Whats Wrong With Swimming With Tiger Cubs?

Just about everything   First of all, despite the lies that the breeder told you, those cubs were not "orphaned" or "rejected."  That is just the terminology that exploiters use to make you feel good about them purposely breeding litter after litter of lions and tigers, ripping them from their mothers and pimping them out so you can have your picture made with a cub. Using lion cubs and tiger cubs as photo props is bad enough, but some back yard breeders have figured out a way to make even more money:  Swim with tiger cubs.   Why Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue May 17 2013

Today is Endangered Species Day   Today is Endangered Species Day. Take a moment today to enjoy the spectacular endangered pandas and polar bears on live cams. Learn more about elephants, tigers, and gorillas. And celebrate the triumph of the ospreys with Rachel and Steve - once endangered, the osprey has made a steady comeback. Never stop learning, Charlie / explore.org BCR Today 2013 May 15 Kansas Rescue Cats   http://youtu.be/thoLvmsnaCc   BCR Today 2013 May 15 includes footage of the Kansas Rescue Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 26 2013

Big Cat Rescue Intern Up for Best Park Ranger Job in Australia   We are so excited that our former Intern, Margi Shah, has been shortlisted for Best Park Ranger Job in Australia! Please help her in her quest to be chosen because you know that Big Cat Rescue Volunteers are the best trained in the world. https://www.facebook.com/bestparkrangermargi More about the contest here:  https://bestjobs.australia.com/?fb=false&state=qld   Flavio Tiger Sleeps In   http://youtu.be/dj-5_IMWxz0   Flavio Tiger Sleeps Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 20 2013

Tigers For Tigers Coalition     Tigers For Tigers Coalition (T4TCoalition.org) was founded in 1997 as a way of harnessing the team spirit of colleges with tiger mascots to protect tigers. It has grown over the years and has been inclusive of any tiger mascotted school who wanted to participate. This year they held their first National Summit at Clemson University and asked a number of tiger experts to come talk to the students about the real steps they can take, right now, to protect tigers.   They were able to secure Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 4 2013

Our Interns Describe the Purr-fect Intern Take initiative Focused Friendly Enthusiastic Humor Customer service Understanding Adaptable Hard worker Humility Compassionate Accepting of help Graceful leader and follower Truthful/honest Take a step back/consider others perspectives Don’t sweat the small stuff Modesty Goal oriented Team/cooperative Share/listen Patience Always learning and improving Know how to give and take constructive criticism Accept help Supportive Here Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 1 2013 April Fools Day

Lions and Tigers and Models, Oh My!!   I’m pleased to inform that Big Cat Rescue has teamed up with Natasha Sakhuja (http://www.natashasakhuja.com/), a fashion designer based out of Toronto who will be conducting a public awareness/fundraising campaign in support of the magnificent creatures that call Big Cat Rescue home.   Ms. Sakhuja and her like-minded colleagues are very much opposed to private ownership/confinement of Big Cats and are seeking to raise awareness regarding the plight of such creatures, both in captivity Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Mar 2 2013 on NatGeo Wild

Big Cat Attacks and the Big Cat Club   http://youtu.be/7HvGi5apL14   Zabu at 2:56, can you pick out our other big cat stars? Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Feb 26 2013 Chinese Tiger Farms

CHINA PUTS THE ‘CON’ IN TIGER CONSERVATION   New report exposes the double standard which stimulates demand   LONDON: Despite signing up to global initiatives seeking to protect wild tigers and double their number by 2022, Government departments in China have quietly set about stimulating domestic markets for tiger skins and body parts.   As few as 3,500 tigers survive in the wild, yet more than 5,000 captive-bred tigers are held in Chinese ‘farms’ and ‘zoos’.   Investigations by the London-based Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Feb 2 2013

Big Cats Need a Vacation!   http://youtu.be/qHblMsi--sM Tigers, Lions, Leopards and more are all waiting to go on vacation! Please donate here: http://www.razoo.com/story/Bigcatvacation You may be wondering: How will Big Cat Rescue's cats be able to go on vacation? Well, we have recently received zoning approval to build a huge 2.5 acre enclosure on the Southwest end of our 55-acre property. It's been our dream for years to be able to construct a special enclosure that can be used to rotate cats in and out of their permanent enclosures. Read More