Big Cat Week Contest Winner
Christi won again on Dec 8 by sending 208 of her fans to see the Big Cat Week trailer on her special link that she created by signing up for free herehttp://bcw.bigcatrescue.org/start/?c=133 The highest promoter each day gets a $20 gift certificate to use at BigCatRescue.biz
Coffee with Lawmakers
Howard and Carole met with Commissioner Murman this morning for coffee and pie and a chance to get to know her and her staff a little better.
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You Can't Send Hand Reared Big Cats Back Into the Wild
The much-hyped conservation experiment on “rewilding” of captive/hand reared abandoned cubs of big cats may be disastrous for the local population residing near the habitat of release, says the doyen of wildlife conservation Dr George Schaller.
In an exclusive interview to The Pioneer on Wednesday at the sidelines of the international green film festival organised by CMS Vatavaran, the international tiger expert and wildlife author also expressed deep concern on the degradation Read More
Help JOSEPH spread the word & WIN
a $20 gift certificate to use in our gift shop! If you get the most people to click on your link to Big Cat Week TODAY – All you need to do is sign up at the link below (we won’t sell or share your info) to get your unique tracking link…. Then post it to facebook/twitter and who ever gets the most clicks by midnight Pacific Time tonight gets the $20 gift certificate! http://bcw.bigcatrescue.org/start/?c=133
*NEW* 662 Free Big Cat eCards Christmas Framed Photos
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Jamie Has Been Getting New Photos of the Big Cats
Each day for the next week or so we will be posting some of the newest photos of the cats. There are a bunch of new ones for sale in the Big Cat Shop. Today's featured exotic cats are Bobcats.
What else is happening in the big cat world?
Tampabay Cat Alliance Event
The Tricky Tray/Charity Auction is this Saturday, Dec. 3rd at The American Legion, Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Doors open at 4pm.
They have 100+ baskets and prizes that will be raffled off. Susan Ottati, Secretary Read More
World's oldest tiger species is discovered in China
Skull and jaw from extinct jaguar-sized tiger dates back 2.16 million to 2.55 million years
By Charles Choi
The oldest extinct species of tiger known yet has been discovered in China, scientists say.
Although the skull of the more than 2-million-year-old fossil is smaller than most modern tigers, it appears very similar in shape, researchers added.
The tiger (Panthera tigris) is one of the largest living cats, a giant predator native to Asia Read More
Snow, a white Bengal Tiger, recovering at Serenity Springs near Colorado SPrings, Colo., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, about two weeks after having her left rear leg amputated. (AP Photo/The Gazette, Mark Reis)
"Tigers are just a much bigger version of a domestic cat that we do all the time. But it was neat to see something different like that."
What was tricky was the anesthesia. "It was challenging because he had to be down for the tests and the surgery. We couldn't do them while he was awake."
The surgery was a major teaching moment, with Read More
Tiger owner, animals evaluated after second call for help
by James Muñoz Posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:26 PM
BCSO: No tigers loose in N. Bexar County, owner was confused
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Though the Tuesday alert about loose tigers was a false alarm, authorities decided to take a closer look at the owner who made the calls.
Tuesday morning around 9:21 a.m. Bexar County Sheriff's deputies received Read More
Thanksgiving Big Cat Love Story
Take our poll here about what you love most about cats: http://www.facebook.com/bigcatrescue
Mark your calendars!
Fun Fur All Ball at Skipper’s
Join us for a benefit concert at Skipper’s Smoke House in Tampa on Sunday December 11th. Enjoy musical entertainment from Juanjamon Band, Skull and Bone Band, The Human Condition, and Sunset Bridge while perusing the raffle and auction items, including original paintings created live during the show by Read More
Tigers Unleashed on Fatal Attractions
Nov 18 at 9 PM EST watch the premier of Animal Planet's Fatal Attractions - Tigers Unleashed! On a compound in Florida one man is killed and another fights for his life when a tiger breaks free and attacks. Carole Baskin is interviewed and TJ and Bella star in the show. I think Alex and Modnic may have had a cameo role as well, but need to watch it again to see. In Kansas, a young and innocent girl lies broken and dead when her dream photo shoot with a tiger goes badly wrong.
If you missed Read More
See us in the News Today
The front page of the Metro section of today's St. Pete Times has a big photo of Zabu with her turkey. Headline is "Where's the cranberry sauce?" and there is a brief caption about BCR giving turkeys to the cats and that white tigers do not exist in the wild.
Tigers Unleashed on Fatal Attractions
Nov 18 at 9 PM EST watch the premier of Animal Planet's Fatal Attractions - Tigers Unleashed! On a compound in Florida one man is killed and another fights for his life when a tiger breaks free and attacks. In Kansas, a young Read More